Category Archives: Sweet Delights

Pasta cake

Pasta cake A Bulgarian recipe called Oven baked macaroni Ingredients: 500 ml of milk 4 eggs 3-4 tablespoons of sugar 140 g of pasta (fusilli, shells, penne, etc.) 30-40 g butter Vanilla Preparation: Cook the pasta in salted water and … Continue reading

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Ladies’ caprice cake

Ladies’ caprice cake Based on my grandmother’s recipe Ingredients: 5 egg yolks 2/3 cup sugar 125 g butter 1 dose of vanilla 250 g of plain yogurt 1 sachet of baking powder 2 cups of flour  5 egg whites 6-8 … Continue reading

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Biscuit cake for kids

Biscuit cake for kids Ingredients: 90 g flour 3-4 tablespoons of coconut sugar (or honey) 800 ml of milk ½ Tonka bean 1 teaspoon of natural vanilla extract / 1 vanilla pod 20 g butter 10-12 baby biscuits or petit-beurre … Continue reading

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Nectarine clafouti

Nectarine clafouti Based on an old French recipe Ingredients: 4 eggs 125 g sugar 1 sachet of vanilla sugar 25 g of melted butter 250 ml of milk 1 pinch of salt 1 packet of baking powder 100 g of … Continue reading

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Kesari or Indian semolina halwa

Kesari or Indian semolina halwa Ingredients: 1 cup of fine wheat semolina* 100 g of ghee (or 50 g butter and 1/3 cup oil) 2 cups of milk 2/3 cup water 1 cup of sugar (½ cup was perfect for … Continue reading

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Hazelnut cookies

Hazelnut cookies Based on granny Madeleine’s recipe Ingredients: 250 g flour 150 g soft butter 130 g brown sugar 1 egg ½ teaspoon of cinnamon ½ teaspoon of baking soda 2 pinches of salt Whole hazelnuts for decoration Preparation: In … Continue reading

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Zora cake

Zora cake According to the recipe of my grandmother’s friend called Zora Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 ½ cup of sugar ¾ cup of oil 1 cup of milk Vanilla 2 cups of flour (or 250 g) 1 dose of baking … Continue reading

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Meringue cake

Meringue cake Or Lady’s caprice According to my grandmother Velka’s recipe Ingredients: 5 egg yolks 150 g icing sugar 150 g butter 200 ml milk Zest of a lemon 1 packet of baking powder 250 g of flour 5 egg … Continue reading

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Mulled wine

Mulled wine Ingredients for 2 glasses: 250-300 ml of red wine 2 tablespoons of orange peel jam The juice of 1 orange ½ juicy apple 4 prunes (pitted) 4-5 fresh mint leaves 1 piece of dried galangal (or a pinch … Continue reading

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Strawberry jam

Strawberry jam According to my grandmother’s recipe Ingredients: 3 kg of ripe strawberries 1 ½ kg of sugar Preparation: Rinse and cut the stems of the strawberries. Pop them in a saucepan, add the sugar and bring to a boil. … Continue reading

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