Orange Bundt Cake

Orange Bundt Cake is characterized by a juicy biscuit, whose aroma and appearance are complemented by decorations made of candied orange and chocolate glaze. If you do not have a suitable bundt mold, you can bake it as a simple cake. The measure used in this recipe is a ‘cup of yogurt’, but if you…

Cookies ‘Paprenjaci’

Paprenjaci are traditional Croatian cookies, and are often made for Christmas and New Year. The aromatic taste is given by a combination of walnuts, honey and spices, and as the name suggests, a small dose of pepper is hidden in them. Although there are traditional wooden models for cutting Paprenjaci, feel free to use the…

Grandma’s Apple Pie

Grandma’s apple pie is a dessert whose recipe dates back to around 1900 year. It is easy to make, and what is very special about it is the merignue foam which goes on the top, because it’s not hardly bitten, only little bit. So it stays like liquid and you must pour it on the…

Buchteln – sweet yeast rolls with jam

Buchteln – sweet yeast rolls with jam are perfectly soft and heavenly light. I usually fill them with apricot jam, but recently I really liked them with raspberry jam. I always add a tea spoon of grated lemon zest, which you can buy in the store or you can grate it yourself. If you grate…

Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles are a holiday treat, but I like to have them at any time of the year. There are a lot of versions of this crinkle cookies (with coconut, lemon, white chocolate …) and I an bringing you a recipe for the classic ones, with chocolate. It is better that you prepare the dough…

Sweet Potato Dumplings With Plums

Sweet Potato 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…

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…