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Krapfen

Posted on December 15th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Germany

Krapfen is a deep fried German doughnut with a marmalade or jam filling and usually icing, powdered sugar or conventional sugar on top. This recipe uses cinnamon and sugar as a coating.

Black Forest Cherry Cake

Posted on December 15th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Germany

Layers of chocolate cake soaked in rum with whipped cream and cherries inbetween each layer, topped with additional whipped cream, cherries and chocolate shavings.Traditionally served as a dessert in Germany, Black Forest cake is now more commonly served as a …

Passionfruit Pavlova

Posted on December 15th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Australia, Cakes, Desserts

A popular Summer dessert in both Australia and New Zealand, Pavlova is a large meringue dessert that is crispy on the outside with a soft marshmallow-like centre. A traditional pavlova is topped with whipped cream and strawberries, kiwi fruit, banana …

Banana Caramel Fridge Tart

Posted on November 19th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, South Africa

Layers of crunchy gingernut biscuit with slices of banana, caramel and topped with whipped cream makes this tart sinfully delicious.

Pastel de Manzana

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

Delicious Apple slices with cinnamon and mint, baked to a golden crisp . Best served with a bowl of whipped cream.

Bizcocho Genovesa

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

Bizcocho Genovesa are delicate golden brown sponge fingers. In Spain, sponge fingers are served with “natillas” (soft custard) and provide the base for “torta moca” (mocha layer cake).

Mantecadas de Astorga

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Portugal

There are few things that can beat the smell of fresh Cinnamon Buns baking in the oven. These buns can be whipped up in minutes and is perfect for breakfast or a relaxing afternoon tea.

Pfeffernüsse

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Germany, Sweets

Pfeffernüsse are German spice biscuits combining the aromatic flavours of cinnamon, cloves and allspice. These biscuits can be stored for 6-8 weeks in sealed jars or tins.

Apfelpfannkuchen

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Germany, Sweets

Delicious pancakes with a spicy apple and cinnamon filling. Apfelpfannkuchen are traditionally made on the stove top – a delicate process that involves turning the filled pancake without dislodging the apple filling. Finishing the pancake under the grill is …

Gingerbread

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

A delicious gingerbread which may be enjoyed on its own for tea or with custard for a lovely warm winter dessert.

Madeira Cake

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

A delicious sponge cake with a lemony tang. The name of this cake comes from the Victorian habit of serving it with a glass of Madeira.

Scones

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

An absolutely scrumptious treat served with a dollop of strawberry jam and whipped cream or with cheese as a savoury snack.

Chocolate Brownies

Posted on September 25th, 2008 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, North America

Indulge your inner chocoholic with these scrumptious chocolate brownies made with dark chocolate and walnuts. Delicious when eaten on its own or smothered with a chocolate fudge topping.

Snipdoodle

Posted on September 23rd, 2008 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, North America

Snipdoodle is a simple delicious cake,sprinkled with cinnamon sugar served warm or at room temperature for breakfast or tea.

Popovers

Posted on September 23rd, 2008 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, North America

A popover is a light, hollow roll made from an egg batter similar to that used in making Yorkshire pudding. The name “popover” comes from the fact that the batter swells or “pops” over the top of the muffin tin …

Griddle Cakes

Posted on September 23rd, 2008 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, North America

Griddle cakes are easy to make,and perfect for breakfast when topped with maple syrup or topped with fresh fruit and cream for dessert.

A traditional Greek pie

Posted on August 31st, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Greece

Women in Skopelos, Greece, bake this pie on the 26th of August every year, on the eve of Saint Fanourios’ name day. They then bring their pies to the church of Saint Fanourios where the priest blesses them in …

Orange Cake

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

A Traditional dessert cake recipe from Valencia where the best oranges are grown. Easy to make, fun to decorate! Decorate the cake with pieces of mandarin, orange rinds or chocolate shavings and delight your guests with this pleasant dessert. Variation …

Schwarzwälderkirschtorte

Posted on June 6th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Germany

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte is a traditional German chocolate layer cake which is soaked in Kirsch liqueur, has a cherry filling and is topped with cream. In 1949 Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte took 13th place in the list of best-known German cakes. Since then …