Cocoa Brioche Knots

These beautiful brioche knots were prepared based on the recipe I use for the traditional Easter brioche bread, adjusting it just a bit with the help of Dutch cocoa powder for a fancier result. Ingredients: 500g flour 7g instant dried yeast 50g sugar pinch of salt 250ml whipping cream 2 eggs + 1 egg white … Continue reading

Traditional Easter Braided Sweet Bread – 2

I love to try out new recipes but when I want to be sure the result is just as I expect I turn to the good old tried recipes. Thus, when my sister left for a trip and gave me the leftovers from her fridge – including a box of whipping cream – I knew … Continue reading

Cocoa Twisted Sweet Bread

Just in time for Easter! Ingredients: 500g flour 25g fresh yeast 50g sugar 1 sachet vanilla sugar pinch of salt 250ml whipping cream 2 eggs + 1 egg white 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 egg yolk and 1 tbsp of milk for brushing Preparation: 1. Mix flour and yeast and pour everything (except for the … Continue reading

Carrot Cake with Vanilla Whipped Cream

I have decided that this year I skip buying truckloads of chocolate and make a cake instead for my loved ones this Easter. I found an amazing post that served as my inspiration at Colors in the Kitchen, written by a lovely lady in Hungarian – check out her blog when you have a minute, her … Continue reading

Easter!

Happy Easter Dear Readers 🙂 This post is just to give you a few ideas what to prepare for this Easter. First of all, a fantastic moist carrot cake with mascarpone-vanilla frosting from Colors in the Kitchen: This year I’m planning to prepare this cake for my family instead of buying all those chocolates 🙂 … Continue reading

Traditional Easter Braided Sweet Bread

As Easter is approaching I’m sharing with you some of my favourite recipes for this occasion. This sweet bread (or challah, kalács, brioche) is always a hit with everyone I know, consumed either with butter, marmalade, jam, by itself, or even with cooked ham and horseradish (YES!) – everybody has their loved variation. This bread is traditionally … Continue reading

Stuffed Egg Bunnies

It has been a few days I haven”t posted any new recipes, however I have an excuse – I got kicked off my feet by a nasty virus. Well, such things happen 🙂 Though fortunately I am still on time adding a couple of recipes about typical foods prepared for Easter in Hungary. Yes finally … Continue reading