Donuts

donuts-10-Step-10

Donuts are a staple of my childhood. I will always associate them with my grandmother. Whenever she was visitng, she HAD TO make us donuts and to massage us (she had magical hands!). When winter was approaching, she was bringing us wool socks, knitted by her very own magical hands, in a color that we had … Read more…

Brownies

b10 step 9

The most delicious brownies I have ever tried. Good thing I have the recipe, eh? 😀 Warning: it may cause excessive drooling during the baking process.   Ingredients: – 500 g/17.5 oz sugar (from which we put 6 tablespoons aside) – 250 g/8.8 oz butter – 200 g/7 oz flour – 200 ml milk – … Read more…

Cheesecake

c13 step 12

This one is another highly requested recipe for events. Today, the special occasion was my mother’s Woman’s Day party at work. After going through all of our delicious baking options, we finally settled for cheesecake and brownies. I made a double portion because my “professional” testers always have a hard time sticking to just one bite … Read more…

Apple pie

08ap Step 7

This is my son’s favorite pie. In fact, he loves it so much, that we only make this pie together. He is in charge with using the mixer and testing the ingredients, especially the raw dough. What’s great about this type of dough, is that you can use it for other kinds of sweets too, … Read more…

Homemade bread

12b Featured

I decided to try my hand at homemade bread when my 4 years old son asked for a cream cheese sandwich and we were out of bread. Due to very snowy roads, it was practically impossible to go out and buy some, so we had only one option left: to start a new culinary adventure … Read more…

Sweetbread

09sb-Step-10

The sweetbread was my first real baking challenge. My mom never had the courage to try it and, around here, only the really skilled bakers were brave enough for it. At least this was my impression back when I was just a little girl. Then I grew up, I got married, and decided to take … Read more…

Gingerbread

14gb-Step-13

I have been avoiding making gingerbread for about a year, thinking that it is too complicated for my skills. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Apart from the fact that they are extremely easy to make and that it takes a mere 8 minutes to bake them, everybody loved my gingerbread, and it became my most … Read more…

Muffins

rm-step-8

This is my go to recipe for parties, especially when I know there will be many kids around, and I know it from my dear friend Madalina. She might be far away, but I think of her every time I bake these muffins, so at least I have that to help me miss her a … Read more…