The first Birthday continued (with a refined sugar free cake) II

After last weeks Birthday-post about my first semi-naked cake which was a bit of a sugar bomb (although VERY delicious), this weeks post is about a cake that is a little bit more healthy – but still really, really yummy! We wanted to try and keep our little daughter away from refined sugar for as…

A very exciting first Birthday including cake (of course!) I

How very exciting! Our daughter turned 1 a few weeks ago! We spent a super lovely Birthday-weekend with family and it was truly special. Of course, there is no Birthday without cakes so for the guests my mum, my step dad and I prepared a cake buffet with various cakes. I made two cakes for…

Light and Airy Quark Pastries

I hope you enjoyed these last couple of days that were so warm and lovely! Today I am looking outside and it is raining…all I can say is that I hope this was not all for this summer – I hope there are plenty of warm days that lie ahead :). …and for these warm…

My mini Battenberg Cake

I think in my family the marzipan-fans clearly outweigh the non-marzipan-fans. Especially around winter-time there are quite a few people you can make very happy by offering them some marzipan :). One of these people is my stepdad and when I went over to Germany for a surprise Birthday visit I took with me a…

Winter Wonderland cake

As much as I am looking forward to some warmer weather…I still love winter when it is crisp and cold and maybe even snowing a little bit. Around Christmas I made a Winter Wonderland cake, that fits all around the cold months and will look great on a coffee table in January or February. Whilst…

Delicious Chocolate Brownies

Who doesn’t love a good Brownie? I always follow the same recipe, which was once given to me by a former teacher – probably around 20 years ago. I haven’t made Brownies for quite a while and came across the recipe in my notes the other week…so it was finally time for a round of…