Cakes and Desserts, Cooked Fruits, Jams, Jelly, Cookies, cupcakes, fruit, Muffins, Recipes

Friands with Lime Curd

Friands (mini almond cakes), are one of my favorite quick and easy type of desserts. In a recipe I posted HERE a few years ago, I used cardamom powder in the batter, and served them with lemon curd. This time, I’ve decided to omit the cardamom, and serve them with lime curd – and the result was just as delicious. Continue reading “Friands with Lime Curd”

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Almond and Cocoa Powder Meringue Cookies

The following light and airy cookies contain few ingredients, but lots of flavor and different textures. They are dairy free and gluten free, which makes them ideal for entertaining.

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Dough Cookies with Quince Paste

Ever since I’ve discovered sweetened condensed milk dough in this blog, I’ve been experimenting with it. I like the easiness of its preparation and of rolling it, and the fact that it keeps its shape well while baking. Continue reading “Sweetened Condensed Milk Dough Cookies with Quince Paste”

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Eton Mess with Spiced Red Wine Syrup


Eton Mess is a simple British dessert, made with three ingredients: strawberries, whipped cream and meringue cookies. Over the years, many variations were created for this tasty dessert, all based on the same ingredients. Continue reading “Eton Mess with Spiced Red Wine Syrup”

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Raw Cacao, Red Wine, Raisins and Pecan Cookies

The following cookies will delight anyone who loves chewy cookies, with a crunchy, sugary coating. Continue reading “Raw Cacao, Red Wine, Raisins and Pecan Cookies”

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Apple, Pineapple and Honey Mini Tarts

After enjoying filled cookies made with sweetened condensed milk dough (click HERE for the recipe), I knew I wanted to use this dough in more than one way. The following tasty mini tarts are the result of this decision. Continue reading “Apple, Pineapple and Honey Mini Tarts”

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Oatmeal-Spelt Cookies with Nuts and Dried Cranberries

Oatmeal cookies are among my favorite cookies, and I always enjoy experimenting with finding new flavors for the basic recipe. This time, since I like the unique flavor and texture of spelt flour, I decided to combine it with the oatmeal in the following recipe. Continue reading “Oatmeal-Spelt Cookies with Nuts and Dried Cranberries”

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Dough Filled Cookies

The following tasty cookies were inspired by THIS blog post. Though the cookies looked very tasty, I was mostly intrigued by the dough, which listed condensed milk as one of the ingredients. The use of condensed milk in pastry dough was new to me, and I wanted to give this unique dough a try. Continue reading “Sweetened Condensed Milk Dough Filled Cookies”

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Chocolate Chips and Roasted Salted Peanuts Cookies

The following “all in one bowl” cookies will delight anyone who enjoys sweet and salty flavor combinations. The tasty and fragrant chocolate cookie dough is enhanced with crunchy salted roasted peanuts and dark chocolate chips, and the result is the following irresistible cookies. Try them and enjoy. Continue reading “Chocolate Chips and Roasted Salted Peanuts Cookies”

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Walnut and Raw Cacao Cookies

I recently realized that, while I use walnuts in various recipes, I don’t use them as often when baking cookies. With this in mind, I was set to create cookies with walnuts as the main ingredient. Continue reading “Walnut and Raw Cacao Cookies”

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Lemon Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and Pecans

The following tasty cookies are another version of my earlier all-oats gluten-free cookies (find the recipe HERE).
This time, I decided to rely even more on both oats flour and rolled oats, instead of using nut meal in the dough. I chose to add a lemony flavor to the cookies, which worked well with the other additions, of chopped pecans and dried apricots. Continue reading “Lemon Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and Pecans”