Sweets & Treats

Bakery style apple muffins

Bakery style apple muffins

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to the smell of bakery style apple muffins? I have three apple trees in my garden. As you can imagine there is quite an overflow of apples. These apple muffins are so moist I was even surprised myself. Make a double […]

Chocolate toffee cuts

Chocolate toffee cuts

I know not everyone loves chocolate. However, after trying these chocolate toffee cookies you will be turned. They are crunchy, yet they are chewy because of the toffee. They also disappear very quickly I noticed. Last time I didn’t even have time to taste them. They were […]

Hungarian plum dumplings

Hungarian plum dumplings

Hungarian plum dumplings or Szilvás gomboc as they are called in Hungarian is the epitome of my childhood. This is how my grandmother showed me her deepest love for me. And after making Hungarian plum dumplings myself I now know how deep that love went. There […]

The best ice lolly recipe for kids

The best ice lolly recipe for kids

My kids have been living out of our freezer this summer. We have an ice lolly factory in our kitchen. It has been a tropical summer in Sweden. And we are loving every minute of it. Ice lollies for breakfast anyone? These ice lollies are […]

Fresh cherry cake recipe

Fresh cherry cake recipe

The cherry season has definitely begun. It seems like cherries are a bit like coriander. Either you like it or you don’t. Cherry cake seems to be what unites the camp though. Hungarian heritage Cherries are one of the best things I know. I recently discovered […]

Rhubarb cream with strawberries

Rhubarb cream with strawberries

Rhubarb cream is one of those old Swedish desserts that were always homemade. I have added strawberries to my cream. Thick rhubarb and strawberry cream as dessert is hugely underestimated. The rhubarb marries really well with the strawberries. It’s like a summer day in a bowl. Flavour […]

Piña colada cake – summer in a cake

Piña colada cake – summer in a cake

Piña colada cake, it sounds exotic, doesn’t it? While not typically Scandinavian somehow it is. I think Piña colada is one of the first flavours I came in contact with. It was the first tropical drink I drank and I think it was the first bottle […]

Awesome Mother’s day cake – a cake for mama

Awesome Mother’s day cake – a cake for mama

Need to make a mother’s day cake tomorrow. In Sweden, it’s mother’s day tomorrow and if you haven’t already planned your mother’s day cake it’s time now. I’m going to give you the easiest recipe ever. You can’t fail with this, I promise. It’s even […]

The best pineapple cake recipe

The best pineapple cake recipe

Pineapple cake has to be one of my all-time favourites. This cake fills me with warm, fuzzy feelings. Especially when pineapple is combined with coconut. This tropical cake is hard to beat. My love for the tropical has to do with the fact that I have grown […]

Coconut layered ombre cake

Coconut layered ombre cake

Coconut layered ombre cake, it does sound delicious, doesn’t it? I made this layered level cake for my niece and nephew’s 1st birthday. However, it turns out the coconut layered ombre cake makes a great Easter cake too. It will surely impress your guests and make […]