Karpatka Cake Recipe

Karpatka, one of the most popular Polish cakes, has two layers of choux pastry sandwiched with a decadent vanilla cream filling. A dusting of powdered sugar on top helps the rustic pâte à choux resemble the snow-capped Carpathian Mountains in Poland. EQUIPMENT 2 9-inch Round Springform Pan see Notes INGREDIENTS Crème Mousseline: ▢5 large egg … Read more

Rose, Pistachio and Peach Cake

INGREDIENTS CAKE LAYERS: 250 g flour 2 and ½ tsp of baking powder 1 pinch of salt 350 g of sugar 120 ml of sunflower oil 4 eggs 200 ml milk 1 and ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 drops of pink paste coloring (optional) CREAM FILLING: 100 g of icing sugar 175 g fresh cream … Read more

Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies

These Oatmeal Cranberry Pecan Cookies have a chewy, moist consistency and are packed with a mix of favorites: rolled oats, chocolate, pecans, and cranberries. Perfect for holiday baking! Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter 6 tablespoons neutral flavored oil (canola, melted coconut, etc.) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons … Read more

The King of Napoleons

The ultimate Russian Napoleon cake layers of thin puff pastry sheets and a creamy custard filling. Ingredients Quick Puff Pastry 1 3/4 cups unsalted butter cold or frozen, cubed 2 eggs ⅔ cups water cold 6 cups sifted all-purpose flour (6 cups sifted flour = 650 g) 3 tbsp vodka/cognac (replace with water if can … Read more

Classic Vanilla Slice

Experience the blissful harmony of buttery puff pastry and rich vanilla bean custard in this classic vanilla slice recipe. Perfect for a sweet indulgence!   Ingredients Pastry: ▢Two sheets of frozen butter puff pastry Vanilla Custard: ▢110 grams of caster sugar ▢40 grams of corn starch ▢8 egg yolks ▢750 milliliters of milk heated ▢2 teaspoons of vanilla bean paste ▢113 grams of unsalted butter ▢50 grams of powdered … Read more

Tuscan Chicken

This Tuscan chicken is golden brown chicken breasts coated in a creamy parmesan, mushroom, sun dried tomato and spinach sauce. An easy dinner option that’s quick enough to put together on a busy weeknight, yet elegant enough to serve to company.   Ingredients 1 1/4 lbs thin boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil … Read more

Shotgun Shells Recipe (Oven Baked)

These oven baked shotgun shells recipe is made with a mixture of beef, sausage, cream cheese, shredded cheese, spices, bacon and BBQ sauce. They are a delicious appetizer that’s definitely a conversation starter. Ingredients AD (2) 8 ounce boxes manicotti shells 1½ pound ground beef 1 pound hot Italian sausage 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 cups Colby jack cheddar cheese 6 ounce cream cheese 1 jalapeno, finely diced 2 teaspoons Slap … Read more

Bienenstich: German Bee Sting Cake

Bienenstich, or Bee Sting Cake, is a classic German dessert made of a sweet yeast dough filled with creamy vanilla custard and topped with caramelized almonds. Because it’s a yeast dough instead of cake, Bienenstich isn’t overly sweet. Instead, it’s a rich dessert that layers together several satisfying textures. Cracking through the honey almond topping reveals fluffy … Read more

Raspberry Orange Ricotta Cake

This recipe may included paid links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn a commission from qualifying purchases. Ingredients 3 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1-1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese 1/3 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup melted butter, cooled 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries (if using frozen, do not thaw) Powdered sugar for topping Instructions To … Read more