Banana Bread Cake for the (Monster) Munchies!

August 20, 2010

…super quick and easy! I love cakes, cookies, cupcakes, everything sweet you can bake and since I have this little Blog here I enjoy making them almost every day. I have a long list of things I want to bake I haven’t tried yet and I am always curious how a new recipe turns out. […]

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Linzer Cookies

August 17, 2010

crunchy nut crisp and in the middle your favorite jelly! I always wanted to make those, because they look so pretty. I think I never even tried them before. There’s nuts in the dough. I like nuts. Sometimes the recipe calls for hazelnuts and almonds, sometimes walnuts. So I tried this one just with hazelnuts. […]

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Red Wine Cake

August 15, 2010

to start the Wine Festival! Every year in August we have the wine festival going on downtown. That means all the wine growers sell their wine on a big festival with live music and food. You go there with your friends and sample the wine and eat and talk. Good times.. This cake is also […]

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When Blueberries meet Poppyseeds…

August 12, 2010

then it makes the crust appear extra crunchy with every bite you take. Blueberries are everywhere and I just got my new mini tart forms. And since it’s not long ago that I made apple pie I needed something different for the crust. Brainstorming. Blueberries, heat them up with brown sugar, cinnamon just a small […]

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Coconut Lemon Shortbread, get ready for a chewy freshness you can’t stop eating

August 9, 2010

That cookie taste like a day off at the beach. Like summer. I made them when it was so hot outside, that we didn’t want to go somewhere. Our apartment was cooler then outside (without air condition). And jep, I can still bake even the world is already an oven. I am baking crazy. The […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes or Cakes. Probably the best treat for your happy soul.

August 8, 2010

Sunday baking. Oh, I love it! I make (red) velvet cakes or cupcakes when I feel good, I don’t need them to make me feel good. (Red) velvet cake is there to make you think, how good life is, because you can enjoy a velvety treat. Does that make any sense? Do I sound high? […]

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Apple Pie

August 6, 2010

Like I mentioned a few posts before I feel like early fall. It’s not cold, but it’s very fresh in the mornings and evenings. And that makes me want something warm and heavy…. like a fresh apple pie! Warm apples, cinnamon and a crunchy crust. The recipe for the crust is from Cynthia Barcomi’s Baking […]

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(Happy) Sugar Donut Mini Muffin , or the failed Millionaire’s Shortbread

August 4, 2010

Don’t they look simply perfect? There is not much to it, no cream, no icing, frosting, sprinkles, just a simple sugar cover. But sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make us happy, isn’t it? Happy happy sugar! Today is a reopening of a kids second hand clothing store in our neighborhood, which also […]

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Lemon curd + Strawberries = Love

August 3, 2010

I found out, that there is either the lemon curd lover or the hater, not much in between. But if you put the curd  on a cake with some fruits on top you totally win, always. Especially between a crunchy tart crust and fresh strawberries. I have to admit that I didn’t even know that […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting

August 2, 2010

Everything started with those Cupcakes, it’s been about 1 1/2 years ago when I had my first Cupcake ever, self made by me, because you can’t buy them here in town. I didn’t even know what the difference to a muffin is. Forgive me my beloved Cupcake! So I was just curious and started making […]

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