Marzipan Cake

Alhtough this cake is called Marzipan, it doesn’t have any connection with real Marzipan :) This cake is very special because it contains lots of walnuts, but you can also make it with hazelnuts or almonds. Ingredients for Marzipan Cake: Biscuit: 4 eggs 4 cups of sugar 5 cups of flour 1 cup of oil…

Valentines Day Cake

INGREDIENTS: Biscuit: 6 egg whites 100 g of sugar 1 vanilla sugar 50 g of flour 1 baking powder 100 g of ground and peeled almonds Cream: 3 egg yolks 200 g of white cooking chocolate 400 ml whipping cream Preparation: Whipp the egg whites with a mixer and slowly add sugar and vanilla sugar….

Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

It’s time for masquerades and Croatians always making doughnuts at this time of year. So I remembered this old, family recipe for Dark Chocolate Doughnuts. Dark Chocolate Doughnuts are crustily on the outside, but soft on the inside, wrapped in chocolate powder and small enough to fit in one bite. These special donuts are perfect…

Soft yeast rolls with sweet filling

These soft yeast rolls have a sweet filling – but WITHOUT SUGAR! I used ground almonds, but you can also use hazelnuts or walnuts, in which I mixed a little honey, maple syrup and cocoa powder. My children love them, and I let them eat as much as they want, because I know that they…

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…