Category Archives: Cakes/Cookies

Peanut butter chocolate cheesecake

The last cake for work last month was another Nigella number. You can always trust her not to make something half-hearted or too healthy (and I mean that in a good way). This chessecake is more of an all-in kind … Continue reading

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Triple lemon yoghurt cake

I have seen this recipe on most of the Swedish food blogs I read religiously, and now finally have I tried to make it myself as well. The recipe is courtesy of fabulous Anne of Anne’s food, another Swedish food … Continue reading

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Nigella’s autumnal birthday cake

The September cakes for work were three quite different ones. The first one was Nigella’s autumnal birthday cake which sounded amazing when I read the recipe, but I was rather disappointed actually. It sponges were quite dry. Admittedly, mine was … Continue reading

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Moist chocolate cake with frosting

I love a good chocolate cake with frosting, partyly because I (like most people) really like chocolate, but also because of a dear childhood memory. My maternal grandmother was a good cook and baker and when it was her or … Continue reading

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Crisp salted oatmeal white chocolate cookies

I found the recipe for these irresistible cookies on the Smitten Kitchen blog (do check it out if you haven’t already). I knew immediately after seeing the recipe that I had to make them. I am not one who can … Continue reading

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Blueberry cheesecake

For the August birthdays at work I made lavender blondies and this blueberry cheesecake. I wanted to use summery flavours before autumn is here knocking on the door. I found the recipe for this cheesecake on a Swedish food blog, … Continue reading

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Anna’s lavender blondies

One of my favourite Swedish blogs is Anna’s Scanian pantry (Skånska Skafferiet), partly because she lives in ‘my’ county but also because her recipes are wonderful. She combines the new with the old and comes up with interesting flavour combinations. … Continue reading

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Victoria sponge

The quintessentially British cake must be the Victoria sponge, right?! Whenever I make it, people go crazy for it. I understand why, it is very good, but it is so easy to make it should create that much fuss. I … Continue reading

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Brownies with the best chocolate frosting

I like to bake for the office because that way I get to try new recipes and the cakes will get eaten (by others than me) and most people in my office like something sweet with a cup of tea. … Continue reading

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Mazarin cake

When my colleague Nicolas, who never eats cake because it is not his thing, tried this cake the response was not what I had expected. He loved it and said it was probably the best cake he had ever had. … Continue reading

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