Black cocoa Bundt cake.

Today I want to share a recipe of my black Bundt cake, since I got quite a few requests for it. It has such an intense, dramatic dark colour thanks to the black cocoa powder I was using in this recipe. Black cocoa powder tastes a bit different compared to a regular cocoa powder. It…

Cheesecake stuffed apples.

Have you had baked apples before? Of course it might be considered as a great autumn treat, I get that, but when I was a little girl, It was one of my favourite dessert to make at home all year round. Back then I had no idea what a cream cheese is, or graham crackers, I…

Mango and vanilla Panna Cotta.

Long weekend is over, it was relaxing, very cozy and very very tasty, I “slightly” overdid it with my food intake, and now I’m ready to literally roll into a new week🤣🤣A very busy week, and that’s exactly how I like it. I usually feel more tired when I’m doing nothing than when I’m multitasking…

Mushroom cookies

At first I wanted to tell you a story about me going to the nearby forest and foraging these mushrooms, but it’s no longer April fools day, nor is it mushroom season. These cute mushrooms aren’t real, they are sweet cookies baked by me. I did manage to trick my boys though, you should’ve seen…

Bunnies in the garden or Easter cake for my boys.

I talked in my previous post about two Easter holidays being celebrated in my house. While for orthodox Easter which is a month away I usually bake traditional sweet Easter bread (somewhat similar to Panettone), the choice for Catholic Easter treat is usually given to my boys.I always ask them to give me an idea,…

Braided sweet breads.

I’ve had extra time this week to test a new recipe for sweet yeast dough. Each year I traditionally bake two different types of Easter breads, as we celebrate both Catholic and Orthodox Easters, they are typically at least two weeks apart, due to the fact that Christian Orthodox Church continues to follow the Julian…

Turkish Simit.

It is sold in many spots of Turkey’s major cities, bakeries in smaller towns and it is considered to be one of the most popular Turkish street food nowadays, but its history dates back to 600 years ago. Simit is made out of a light yeast dough, shaped like a ring and traditionally encrusted in…

Matcha green tea squares with white chocolate chunks.

I love finishing a busy week on a sweet note, well… in all honesty I love beginning a week on a sweet note, and also have that same sweet note somewhere in the middle of the week too. So let’s rephrase: I love finishing a busy week on a special sweet note. And oh boy-…

Vanilla cake with lemon curd

There is sunshine in my soul today and I want to share a little bit of this sunshine with you. Yesterday I baked this cute sunny 4 inch cake with tangy lemon curd and white chocolate buttercream frosting. My boys enjoyed the curd so much that they were generously spreading lots of it on each…

Chocolate birthday cake with homemade caramel and mix of nuts.

Happy Friday friends.First of all I would like to say a humongous thank you to each and everyone one of you who left incredible comments , showed me your love and support to my previous post! I felt incredibly overwhelmed and emotional, you guys left me speechless, I truly couldn’t wish for better and more…