Carrot Cake with a hint of orange

  We had friends over for Friday. Summer is finally here in Denmark, so we moved our dinner table out into the garden so we could enjoy all the sun and the light summer evening with the kids running around the garden. I love it! I baked this carrot cake that I have been eyeing for a while on another blog. It looked so yummy and I thought that it was perfect for a light dinner instead of a heavy brownie. It is a bit different from a classic carrot cake, like this one I baked a few years back, as it has a good kick of orange and it also has a few extra spices added. But it really...

Mousse swirl ala Snickers

I have wanted to make these mousse cakes for a while. Snickers is one of my favorite chocolate bars so I like to make and bake different chocolate and peanut creations. And ever since I received some really cool swirl molds from Silikomart for Christmas I have been trying to come up with a sweet and salty dessert. So this weekend I made a small batch of snicker swirls. And they are goood. Really yummy, sweet a little salty and delicious. The base is a small piece of peanut butter blondie. The center is salty caramel and its all covered in sweet and airy milk chocolate mousse. Yum! I made a chocolate mousse without stabilizer, so its very soft and...

Peanut butter blondies

These blondies are chewy, sweet and with a salty peanut twist. They are a delicious alternative to the regular blondies and if you add a bit of dark chocolate it’s a bit like eating a homemade snickers bar. Ingredients:

Cinnamon Rolls

This is a classic and one of my absolute favorite pastries. Here in Denmark bakeries offer all sorts of cinnamon rolls; high, sugar, cinnamon, cream, rum and Wednesday cinnamon rolls, which is a classic cinnamon roll but just in a XL size.  I love them all. This recipe is for the classic cinnamon roll. Ingredients:

Apple Cream Pie

A couple of years ago I bought a cookbook called ‘American Pie’. Its full of yummy and amazing recipes from America. I have a soft spot for American baking goods, so of course I needed this book on my shelf. One of the recipes that I keep looking at is this apple cream pie recipe. And today I decided to give it a go. I added my Danish touch to the topping with marzipan, but otherwise its pretty much straight from the book. Ingredients for the pie crust 300 g flour 1 tbsp Sugar

Chocolate cherry cupcakes

  I was looking through one of my kitchen cupboards the other day and found a jar of cherry sauce. I love cherries and haven’t cooked with them in a while, so I decided to make a batch of chocolate cherry cupcakes for the weekend. My oldest son hadn’t tried cupcakes yet but has been talking about them for a while because of a book he has with pictures of cupcakes. So I figured it was about time that he got to have his very own. He loved it, and so did the rest of the family. I used preserved cherries for this recipe, but you could just as well use fresh or frozen. Here is the recipe:

Bounty Balls

This recipe is so so simple and easy and yet it tastes like you’ve been in the kitchen for hours. You only need a small handful of ingredients. I recently bought a danish confections cook book and saw this cool trick to make homemade chocolates look like a million dollars. All it takes is a bit of eatable gold dust, you chocolates and a plastic bag. Shake and you’re done. I love it! Here’s the recipe for homemade juicy bounty balls:

Banana Bread with Cocoa Frosting

I have baked this banana bread so many times, and its always a hit. We often have a couple of bananas laying around and its never a problem when they start to turn a bit brown. Its just a good excuse to bake this yummy bread. I often top it off with a layer of cocoa cream cheese frosting. Ingredients

Banana chocolate chip muffins

I made these muffins for the sweet and hard working ladies at my sons kindergarden as a small thank you for taking so good care of my boy. They are super easy to make and are really yummy and packed with sweet bananas. 10 pieces. Ingredients

Chocolate moussecake with a strawberry centre

I have wanted to make this cake for a while; a sweet combination of layer and mousse cake. It’s a very light and silky smooth. The strawberry centre gives it a tangy contrast to the milky chocolate mousse. And its a pretty surprise when you cut into the cake. We had two sets of guests over on Sunday and by late afternoon, the whole cake was gone. So I will be making this cake again soon. I used three different sized pans, a 24 cm, a 22 cm and a 10 cm.