Devonshire Tea – Scones

Devonshire Tea – Scones
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We celebrate Queen’s Birthday in New Zealand today. And what would be better than celebrating it with a home made scones for Devonshire  Tea. Devonshire Tea is a classic English dish. To learn and read more about here, check the web page “The Devonshire Tea Guide“.  I cam across these little scones with cream and
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Red Wine Cake – Rotweinkuchen

Red Wine Cake – Rotweinkuchen
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I had some red wine left and remembered a cake we had often in the 80ties and 90ties.       This cake is a chocolate cake with chocolate chips in it. But it also contains red wine instead if milk. WARNING: I have to put a warning up here. This cake contains alcohol. I am not
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Yuzo Gugelhupf -where east meets west

Yuzo Gugelhupf -where east meets west
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Today I publish a guest post from Coco: inspired by the amazing offer in our local fruit and vegetables store I came up with the Idea off creating a citrus Gugelhupf. – not an simple lemon cake but rather more exotic Yuzu flavored one.    Yuzu is mainly cultivated in Japan, but also available in
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Classic German Chocolate Cream Gateau

Classic German Chocolate Cream Gateau
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  Back in the 80-ties an aunty made cakes – big cakes and she made a chocolate gateau as well. A simple chocolate sponge with a chocolate cream. This cake is typical German, not too rich on ingredients, simple to make and just chocolate.  This cake is inspired by these kind of simple gateau’s I know
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Tiramisu Sponge cake roll

Tiramisu Sponge cake roll
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For our Easter tea with friends I made this sponge cake roll. Nothing traditional for Easter but easy to make and a great taste.  This roll has 3 components: The sponge cake, an simple biscuit  cake, rolled up when it comes out of the oven.  The sponge is soaked with some coffee. The filling is a
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Grandma’s Christmas Stollen

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen
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Today I made a Christ Stollen or Christmas Stollen.  This is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany. There are many recipes. What I like about this one is it’s buttery taste and the flavors. Stollen needs to rest some time before being served. Some say several weeks, but I think some day’s is just fine.
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Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble

Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble
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Yesterday on the Saturday Market I got some fresh rhubarb and I thought to make a juicy creamy crumbled cake with it. There are so many recipes for rhubarb cakes but I want it to be like my grandmas cake. It was not so sweet, and I like the sourness of the rhubarb. But it was
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Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake

Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake
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Fresh Strawberry Cake We got some fresh strawberries at the pick your own and so I made this cake. It is an easy dough, made of 75g butter 60g sugar vanilla paste 2 eggs salt 150g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Mix the ingredients, butter sugar and eggs first and then add the flour.
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