Christmasy Chocolate Spice Loaf

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, cookies and spice lebkuchen are pretty much their own food group in my household. However, even with all the sweet stuff in the house, I sometimes still feel like baking a cake for Sunday tea time or a quick afternoon treat. This loaf cake is perfect for thatContinue reading “Christmasy Chocolate Spice Loaf”

Buttery Pear and Goat Cheese Galette

Hearty baked goods are among my favorite things to make during fall and winter. A galette admittedly isn’t the healthiest option among them – but there are few things as delicious as the warm, flaky and buttery crust. This recipe for a galette featuring ripe pears and creamy goat cream cheese comes together really quickly.Continue reading “Buttery Pear and Goat Cheese Galette”

Sunday Breakfast Chocolate Waffles

This recipe is great if you wake up on a Sunday craving a sweet yet simple breakfast. The batter doesn’t need any rest or any fancy treatment. The only thing you need to pay attention to is the overall “baking time” – Since the waffles are quite dark, you won’t be able to tell whetherContinue reading “Sunday Breakfast Chocolate Waffles”

Sweet and hearty “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with goat cream cheese and apples

This recipe is a great alternative to a more traditional tarte flambé (click here for my recipe) which features bacon bits and large amounts of onions. The sweet apples and tart goat cheese spread play off each other really well, while caramelized onions and chopped walnuts contribute smaller accents. You can serve it as aContinue reading “Sweet and hearty “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with goat cream cheese and apples”

Easy “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with sour cream and bacon

German recipe below Tarte flambé is a very traditional dish in the French Alsace and bordering German regions. Most people love to eat it in the fall along with a glass of new wine – but for me it’s really a year-round affair. The dough is super-simple, the only thing to keep in mind isContinue reading “Easy “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with sour cream and bacon”

Refreshing Lime Blueberry Loaf

Easy, fruit-based cakes are my go-to during the summer and this Lime Blueberry Loaf is a prime example for that. I use lime zest for both the batter and the frosting, which makes it really refreshing. A generous portion of sour cream or Greek yogurt makes the final cake super moist and delicious. I didContinue reading “Refreshing Lime Blueberry Loaf”