Brunch, Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, fruit, Recipes

Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies

Keeping a few logs of cookie dough in the freezer, guaranties having freshly baked cookies in no time. Continue reading “Pecan, Orange, Dried Cranberries and Maple Sugar Cookies”

Cakes and Desserts, Cookies, Recipes, Snack, Sweets

Freezer Butter Cookies with Hot beverages Flavorings

Butter cookies are always a favorite, and it’s always good to have a few prepared dough logs in the freezer, ready to be cut and baked. Continue reading “Freezer Butter Cookies with Hot beverages Flavorings”

Brunch, Cakes, Cheese, fruit, Recipes

Orange, Ricotta and Cardamom Cake

As the days are getting shorter, and citrus fruits rapidly replacing summer fruits at the stores, I felt it’s time for a comforting orange flavored cake, and the result was the following quick and easy “all in one bowl” cake. Continue reading “Orange, Ricotta and Cardamom Cake”

breakfast, Brunch, fruit, Muffins, Recipes

Apricot and Cardamom Muffins

Apricot season is very short, and on top of it, they tend to soften quickly after buying. So when I ended up with some that started to soften, I decided to bake some quick muffins with them. Continue reading “Apricot and Cardamom Muffins”

Cookies, Eggs, Recipes, Snack

Vanilla Scented Chouquettes

Chouquettes are the humble, no fuss, relatives of the more stylish Profiteroles, (or as they are known in the US, Cream Puffs); as they are made from the very same dough – Pâte à Choux. Éclair pastries are also made from this dough. Unlike both, Chouquettes are not filled with any cream and are meant to be eaten as a simple snack, soon after baking, or at least on the same day. Continue reading “Vanilla Scented Chouquettes”

Brunch, Cookies, Recipes

Freezer Butter Cookies: One dough, Three Flavors – Take 2

I posted the original recipe for these tasty cookies  almost three years ago (recipe can be found HERE). Since then, I’ve made various variations of the basic dough, but neglected to photograph these variations. Continue reading “Freezer Butter Cookies: One dough, Three Flavors – Take 2”