Category Archives For: cinnamon

Cakes

Soft apple and cinnamon sheet cake

This soft apple and cinnamon sheet cake is absolutely fabulous. It is a fluffy, moist cake with lots of shredded apples and chopped walnuts and almonds. It is also quick and easy to prepare. This cake is made without butter but it uses vegetable oil. It is also very fragrant because it contains cinnamon and […]

Cookies

Traditional honey and ginger cookies for Santa

According to my 7-year-old son, on December 24th you have to leave traditional cookies for Santa Claus near the Christmas tree. And I don’t dare contradict this much loved tradition of my baby boy who still firmly believes in the magic of small things. On the night of Christmas Eve, just before going to sleep […]

Pies

Gianduia chocolate panna cotta tart

I prepared this tart with honey and spices filled with delicious gianduia chocolate panna cotta as a gift for my friends. The tart shell is a version of honey cookie with ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. The spices make this cake fragrant while the addition of dark cocoa powder adds depth of flavor. The filling as […]

Cakes

Pain d’épices – French honey and spice bread

Today I would like to present to you a traditional and original French recipe for spice bread – pain d’épices. This cake is often associated with the Christmas season but these days it is present all year round. In the past this spicy bread was created with the use of sourdough but in modern times […]

Cookies

Pumpkin biscotti with marmalade and chocolate

These delicious pumpkin biscotti are a distant relative of the famous Italian cookies from Prato. I used the same double baking method to be sure that these cookies become super crunchy. The addition of the pumpkin gives it a beautiful orange color while the cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, give a slight spicy aftertaste. I decorated […]

Cakes

Greek yogurt and cinnamon cake

This Greek yogurt and cinnamon cake was born, when I found a jar of Greek yogurt hidden behind my son’s chocolate puddings. Often my recipes are born when I realize that I have some ingredients that is near an expiration date and I like to improvise. I peeked at some recipes on the internet and […]

Brioches

Soft cardamom rolls with berries

Hi everyone, how about a piece of soft cardamom rolls with berries that is super fragrant, sweet and sticky? I used my basic recipe of cinnamon rolls that some of you now and love. This time I enriched the recipe with cardamom powder, lemon zest and berries. Obviously this brioche is covered with sticky and […]

Cakes

Moist carrot bundt cake

The idea for this moist carrot bundt cake was born when I saw an online video that showed how to prepare various decorations with chocolate. The video includes strawberries covered with white chocolate (dyed in orange) to make them look like carrots. I thought this cute idea would be perfect for a fun spring cake. […]