Carrot cake loaf

Carrot cake loaf

Magyarul  ⇣  Carrot cake loaf One of the best things on Earth is a good carrot cake. This time I've baked a loaf instead of the classic shape, even if the baking takes a bit longer. I decorated the loaf with pink rose petals, fresh-green lime zest and of course chopped walnuts. It's a perfect [...]

Princess cake

Princess cake

Magyarul  ⇣  Prinsesstårta You already know that I'm in love with Scandinavian baked goods, so now I share the recipe of a cake that has a truly fresh outlook which perfectly fits to special occasions during Spring. The original recipe was published by Jenny Åkerström in the Prinsessornas Kokbok (1948) -Princesses Cookbook-. She was the teacher of the three daughters [...]

Chestnut Yule log

Chestnut Yule log

Magyarul  ⇣  Chestnut Yule log The tradition of burning the Jul (Yule) Log was originally a Nordic viking tradition during Jul, the Winter Solstice festivals in Scandinavia then other European countries. It was a carefully chosen, large oak log with runes on it, asking the Gods to protect them from misfortune. A piece of the log was saved to [...]

Bejgli

Bejgli

Magyarul  ⇣  Bejgli The Bejgli is a traditional element of Hungarian Christmas. It became popular in the country during the 19th century. The fillings are originally walnut or poppy seed, but nowadays people like to fill them with sweet chestnut filling or pickled and dried fruits as well. It has a Polish equivalent called Makowiec. [...]

Eszterházy cake

Eszterházy cake

Magyarul  ⇣  Eszterházy cake Recipe source: Szamos https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/508695720402485138/ Since this recipe is in Hungarian, You can find a basic but handy vocabulary here to figure out what kind of ingredients you need. This is one of the classic Hungarian cakes what is so popular since the 19th century when the recipe was created. There is no accurate information about it's [...]