Sweet Potato Dumplings With Plums

Dumplings with plums are part of traditional Hungarian cuisine, but they are so common at Croatian tables that we can freely call them part of our culture. These great dumplings are made from potato dough in which are placed plums (you can also put apricots, or even jam), and then cooked and sprinkled with bread…

Danube Wave Cake

A popular Viennese specialty, gladly seen on Croatian tables. This beautiful Danube waves are made of great combination of cherries, two coloured biscuit, vanilla cream and chocolate glaze. The recipe is a little bit demanding, but once you try it, it will be piece of cake. Original name of this dessert is Donauwelle Kuchen. Ingredients…

Colorful biscuit with cherries

Ingredients for Colorful biscuit with cherries: 250 g of sugar 250 g of flour 5 eggs 1 dl of oil 1 dl of milk half a packet of baking powder (7 g / 0,25 oz) 300 g cherries without pits 2 big spoons of cocoa powder Preparation: 1. Preheat the oven on 200°, and then…

Homemade ice cream

Ingredients for Homemade ice cream (6 ice creams on stick): 250 ml of whipping cream 50 ml of milk 1 vanilla sugar 3 egg yolks 1 big spoon of sugar ice cream molds Preparation: Pour the whipping cream in to the pot and start heating it slowly with sugar, vanilla sugar i milk. Start mixing…

Easter Bread Pinca

Sweet bread, called Sirnica or Pinca, is traditionally baked in Croatia during Easter. There are several versions of Pinca, but this is my favorite. I used candied orange peel, but it can be combined with lemon peel and raisins. Ingredients for Easter Bread Pinca: Half a dice of fresh yeast 4 eggs 100 g of…

Honey Pie

Recipe for traditional Honey Pie is not easy, so I wouldn’t recommend it to beginners. However, if you still decide to devote this Honey pie a little effort and time, you will be delighted with the taste of honey-flavored dough and excellent cream. This old-fashioned recipe I picked up from my grandmother’s notebook, but after…

Carrot Walnut Cake

Recipe for Carrot Walnut Cake I’ve got from my aunt in Berlin, so I suppose it has German origin. But it is so juicy and delicious that I decided to include it on the blog. I like this Cake when it was warm, but my familiy like it better after 24h in a fridge. You…

Honey Cookies

Honey Cookies recipe I got from lokal beekeepers from Turopolje, it’s their traditional recipe and these cookies are very simple to make. This old recipe belongs to their grandmother, and she didn’t have electric mixer, so you don’t need to have one either. This dough can be kneated and you can use your hands only….

Pop in tomorrow again cookies

Ingredients for ‘Pop in tomorrow again cookies’: 1 cup of sour creme (180 g) 1 cup (the same size like a cup of sour creme) of pork fat or butter cca 3 cups of flour Apricot jam Powdered sugar Preparation:1. Take the sour creme, pork fat or butter (it must be melted or on room…

Smarne

Smarne are similar to pancakes, but much more easier to make. You can eat Smarne with something sweet, like honey or jam, but you can also eat them in salty version, with cream cheese and lettuce salad. Ingredients for Šmarne (for 2 persons): 1 egg 2 dcl of milk 100 g of flour a pinch…

Snenokle

Ingredients for Šnenokle (for 4 persons) 4 eggs 8 tablespoons of sugar 1 liter of milk 1 vanilla sugar 2 tablespoons of flour or 1 tablespoon of cornstarch Preparation: 1. Separate egg yolks from egg whites, and beat the egg whites with mixer until you get a firm snow. At the end of the mixing,…

Crumble Apple Pie

Ingredients for Crumble Apple Pie 125 g of butter 125 g of sugar 1 egg yolk 1 big spoon of baking powder (8 g) 1 vanilla sugar 250 g of flour a little bit of cinnamon 500 g of apples Preparation:1. Grind the peeled apples in the bowl and sprinkle them with cinnamon, if it’s…