Category Archives For: cinnamon

Cookies

Italian biscotti Cantucci with almonds and spices

If like me you love hard and not too sweet cookies, these Italian biscotti (cantucci) with almonds and Christmas spices are perfect for you. I modified the traditional cantuccini recipe by adding some olive oil and Christmas spices such as cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and nutmeg. The spices make these biscotti very aromatic and together with […]

Cookies

Cardamom and lemon Christmas cookies

These cardamom and lemon Christmas cookies are sweet and with the strong spiced scent and flavor. They are rich in honey and spices such as ginger, cinnamon and cardamom which makes them very fragrant and slightly spicy. They are also enriched with lemon zest and a sweet, but also slightly sour glaze prepared with powdered […]

beverage

Apple and orange cider with ginger and rum

This recipe for delicious homemade apple and orange cider with fresh ginger and rum is super easy to prepare. It is made simply with apples and oranges, spices such as ginger and cinnamon, water, sweetener of your choice, and rum. It is comforting, warm and delicious. While traditional cider is made with fermented apple juice, […]

Dessert

Easy candied almonds with Christmas spices

These candied (praline) almonds with Christmas spices are an easy crunchy snack but also a great idea for a DIY Christmas gift. Baking the almonds in the oven allows you to create a large quantity of this snack which, once ready, can be closed in small jars decorated with a Christmas bow and be given […]

Cupcake

Ricotta and cinnamon apple muffins

These ricotta and cinnamon apple muffins are quick and easy to prepare, soft, delicate and fragrant. They are perfect for a simple snack or sweet breakfast. I covered them with many apple pieces covered with a layer of cane sugar and cinnamon. While baking these apples create delicious scent of a homemade dessert. It is […]

Pies

Chocolate pastiera – Italian wheat and ricotta pie

This chocolate pastiera is not a traditional verion of Italian pie but is equally delicious and irresistible thanks to the fabulous filling with cooked wheat, creamy ricotta mixed with candied fruit and dark chocolate pieces. The filling is wrapped in cocoa shortcrust pastry (original recipe by Ernest Knam) that makes it sweet, rich and simply […]

Dessert

Peach and apricot crumble with oats and almonds

This peach, apricot and apple crumble, with oats and almonds is just a delicious hot dessert full of fruit and a sweet, crunchy topping. It is a quick and easy dessert to prepare and it is an ideal with different types of peaches. Its flavor is a mix between the sour fruit, delicate aftertaste of […]

Cakes

Apple pound cake loaf

This apple and cane sugar pound cake loaf is a soft and fragrant cake, perfect for a sweet breakfast or for a snack. It is a simple cake that is delicious for both kids and adults. In addition to being delicious, it is also very easy and quick to prepare. This is a simple recipe […]

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