It’s midsummer in Sweden on Friday, which means its a traditional day where every Swede is off, celebrating the midsummer eve with lots of food, family gatherings and of course, CAKE! The usual to be baked during midsummer is a strawberry cream cake, but I’ve notched it up a bit and created a lemon & poppy seed cake, with a strawberry mousse, and raspberry cream … Continue reading Lemon, Poppy Seed & Strawberry Summer Dream Cake!
During the summer, you want to have something a Little bit tangy and sweet but nothing to overpowering. You don’t want a full cake but you want something substantial like a cake… right? So here is my take on a cake that’s not so much like a cake but it is like cake … you with me? 😉 My Lemon & Poppy seed butter laof … Continue reading Lemon & Poppy Seed Butter Loaf Cake
I LOVE macarons! They were literally the first things I started baking with an obsession. Literally baked over 200 macarons a day until I perfected them! (No that’s not a joke, it’s for real, my husbands weight proves it 😁). I decided this time that I would put together two of my favorite flavors – Salted Caramel and Chocolate Ganache! Do I hear a ‘YUM’!! … Continue reading Salted Caramel & Chocolate Ganache Macarons
In the USA Today it’s National Donut Day and what better way to celebrate than to make DONUTS!!! My husband isn’t a fan of jam fillings but I love the fruits taste. So I figured if I make a mousse filling he might actually eat it! And guess what! ITS WORKED! I made a raspberry mousse only because I love the tartness of the raspberries … Continue reading Raspberry Mousse filled Donuts
Theres nothing like trying new things. Especially when it comes to sweet treats. In Asia sweet desserts are not always classed as super sweet and sugary as they are in the west. flavours like cardamon, cinnamon, nutmeg, rice flour, and chickpea flour are commonly used in desserts in Asia, Especially in India/Pakistan region. Here are my little delights made from Chickpea flour, that are my … Continue reading Ammna’s Chickpea Delights
A swiss roll or Rulltårta as we like to call it in Sweden, is a classic. Its a classic for any tea party, or any Fika, or get together. Granny always has one, neighbours always make one. Its just in everyones household as a classic little cake. Now, imagine you do the unspeakable, and change it! LOL well.. in true Ammna-style, thats what I did. … Continue reading Blackberry Swiss Roll
Scones are one staple British breakfast/brunch/afternoon tea treat. It’s also commonly just a plain scone, and to be honest they are extremely tasty on their own, and without any additional flavoring. However, because I absolutely love chocolate, and had some chocolate chips left over from a previous bake, I thought why not change things up a bit. So in true Ammna ‘extra’ style, I’ve created … Continue reading Double Chocolate Chip Scones
Lemon Blondies, these are blondies which are are a pale version of the brownies but with an extra intensity flavor of lemon! They are very delicious and easy to bake. I added some chocolate lemon drizzle on top but you can have them without anything even. They are great at room temp but even better when chilled! Even if you’re not a citrusy lover, you … Continue reading Lemon Blondies with chocolate/lemon drizzle
February 3rd is carrot cake day in Sweden (where I’m at these days 😉 ) and what better way to celebrate than BAKE A CARROT CAKE! Well no ordinary carrot cake, the Queen of all carrot cakes that exist! Haha! No but seriously though, there is pineapple in it, which makes it super moist, and pecans nuts which gives it the ground earthiness, and then … Continue reading Moist Carrot Cake with Mascarpone & Cream Cheese Frosting!
Ever thought of having something that doesnt only look fancy but has a ‘fancy’ taste as well. A little posh’ness to it 🙂 Well this rose water and vanilla macaron is all you will need to impress anyone! Here’s how you make it! INGREDIENTS: On a note – I will be making an Italian Merengue for the Macaron as I have felt through all my … Continue reading Rose Water & Vanilla Macaron