Desserts

Recipes for desserts, cakes and sweet meals

Juicy punch cake with spelt flour

Juicy punch cake with spelt flour

This is my favorite cake. It is the king among the cakes in our family. We fight for every single piece of this delicious treat at every family celebrations. Instead of fighting, I decided to learn how to bake it at home. I made few […]

Whole-wheat waffles

Whole-wheat waffles

After the fall of communism in 1989 in Czechoslovakia, our country was open to whole new world of possibilities, goods and culinary specialties. I remember the first stall with waffles in our city (or gofry as we used to call waffles), which was nearby our […]

(Not only) orange-cardamom rolls

(Not only) orange-cardamom rolls

These soft and fluffy rolls are perfect for cold days, when you want to be covered with a blanket, read a book and enjoy the lovely taste of freshly baked sweet rolls. They are great for breakfast, trips or anytime you want – to make […]

Christmas gingerbread roll

Christmas gingerbread roll

Discover the traditional flavor of Christmas with this simple gingerbread roll full of walnuts, dried plums and home-made plum jam. You can fill the roll with whatever you like, but the classic combination is irresistible.

Whole-wheat gingerbread cookies with home-made gingerbread spice mix

Whole-wheat gingerbread cookies with home-made gingerbread spice mix

Can you imagine Christmas without traditional gingerbread cookies? I’ve already experienced it once, so I can tell that Christmas is much more enjoyable with them. To enjoy soft gingerbread cookies, follow this recipe. You can even prepare them the last minute before Christmas. Adjust the taste […]

Whole-wheat linzer cookies with redcurrant jam

Whole-wheat linzer cookies with redcurrant jam

Delicate cookies with spices and lemon zest accompanied by sharp redcurrant jam. That are my beloved linzer cookies. A classic that has to be part of our Christmas and Easter holidays. Make your own original recipe for linzer cookies by adding various spices – vanilla, […]

Coconut milk rice with mango

Coconut milk rice with mango

Yet another recipe with coconut milk. An easy and delicious dessert that you can eat hot or cold. The pinch of salt, crunchy coconut flakes and mango take this lactose free dessert to a new level.

Easy banana cake with cardamom

Easy banana cake with cardamom

I was waiting for this recipe for a long time. We ate this banana cake for the first time in Egypt about 8 years ago. Since then I hoped that once I figured out how to make such delicious cake with full banana flavor. Besides […]

Pan de muerto with hot chocolate

Pan de muerto with hot chocolate

Mexican pan de muerto (bread of the dead) is traditionally prepared before Mexican holiday Día de Muertos, which is celebrated on 31st October, 1st and 2nd November. It is time for family gatherings to remember their beloved ones who have died. In some regions of […]

Black and blueberry summer cake

Black and blueberry summer cake

Mouthwatering summer cake with seasonal fruit, creamy pudding layer and whole-wheat cake dough is ideal for the beginning of the summer holidays. I found the recipe in the edition Bake with love (7th ed.) from Dr. Oetker, but I had to make some adjustments there. […]

Quark dumplings filled with strawberries

Quark dumplings filled with strawberries

Strawberry season is here! How do you process them? We love strawberry milkshakes, strawberry jam, syrup, sorbet, sponge cake and quark dumplings. Light and fluffy, full of quark and fresh strawberries. Preparation is super easy and fast. Let’s bring some strawberries home and make these […]

Fresh papaya sorbet

Fresh papaya sorbet

Another lovely papaya creation. Today, I’ve made this easy and fresh sorbet. It’s a great treat to enjoy during the sunny days, or anytime you want. You can prepare both, alcohol or alcohol-free version. Choose what you like and make your own papaya sorbet. Ingredients […]