Medovik or Honey cake with Cream Filling is so moist, soft and delicious. Each honey cake layer is soaked with a creamy, delightful frosting. There are many variations of this famous Russian cake. I have previously posted “Rijik Cake” with sour cream filling. Yum!!! My Honey Cake II with Dulche de Leche filling is absolutely irresistible; and my Autumn Spice Honey Cake is big hit during the holidays.. Hope you enjoy my new version of Honey Cake III with cream frosting!!
Moist chocolate cake topped with mountain of beautiful light as air meringue cookies, crunchy hazelnuts and layered with Dulche de Leche. It just as good as it sounds. Every bite is light as air, crunchy and moist at the same time. The delicate shell of meringue cookies gives way to a fluffy tender melt-in-your-mouth center. Continue reading →
This Honey Walnut cake is light and has a mellow honey flavor without being too sweet. It’s easy to make and delicious to eat. Continue reading →
This cake is dense and moist; Layers of sponge cake, cranberry sauce and vanilla cream cheese frosting makes a perfect mix of sweet and tart. And what I mostly love about it is that it’s simple to make, yet elegant enough to serve as a Christmas dessert.
Sugar-coated cranberries make a festive seasonal garnish. Continue reading →
These caramelized apple crepes are perfect for the fall weather. The warm caramelized apple filling is wrapped in paper thin crepes and topped with more apple filling and ice-cream. Perfect for brunch or afternoon tea. Continue reading →
This one is my favorite basic recipe for thin light and delicate crepes. My family and I have been using this simple recipe for many years. It can be used as the basis for any of your crepe creation.
My cousin Julia shared this fabulous apple cake with me. It is unbelievably simple to make; can be pulled together in no time and without an electric mixer. Chunks of apple are blended in a cinnamon vanilla batter. As it bakes, the aroma in the house is irresistible.
Just like classic French Madeleines, these lemon Madeleines are soft, golden scalloped cookies, rich with butter and the flavor and scent of refreshing lemons. Enjoy this cookie with cup of your favorite tea.
These Italian Peach Cookies or Pastry are very popular among Slavic community here in the US. Peach cookies are baked for special occasions like Weddings, Christmas or New Year. They do take little more effort but definitely worth it. I am not sure why the cookie called “Peach Cookie”; I am assuming when the cookie gets assembled and dipped in the color it does look like a peach. The fillings vary from family to family. My version of the Dulche de Leche filling with the touch of rum and cocoa powder is insanely delicious!
This is a really yummy Strawberry Cake. Sweet fresh Strawberries are the star in this lite cake and the whipped cream lemon frosting gives a refreshing touch. Your family and friends will love this delicious summer cake.
I love tiramisu! It is also one of my family’s favorite desserts. There is nothing better than homemade tiramisu, super-simple recipe for the Italian classic.
Smooth and delicious Russian cake. It has four different cake layers with two different kinds of filling and a touch of Amaretto and Coffee Liqueurs. Thin slice is all you need to enjoy this rich cake; it’s very presentable and pretty. For all of you out there. Enjoy!
I made these mini cakes with my girls and they were delicious. I love spending time with my daughters in the kitchen. Baking or cooking with kids is such a great way to connect with each another, teach simple skills, build confidence and have fun as a family. Plus it is so much fun & delicious! Both of my daughters love to bake, just like their mama does. Growing up my mom used bake a lot. I loved spending time with my mom while we baked. Now that I have my own family, I continue to look for ways to preserve this baking tradition.
This “No Bake Biscuit Cake” is very easy to make and tastes so DELICIOUS!!! My sister-in-law Natasha shared this fabulous recipe with me.
There is no baking involved at all.
While lemons are still in season, I am inspired to bake this zesty, refreshing lemon cake. It is simple to make, and it is always great to have on your table for breakfast with tea. It lasts a few days, yet the lemon fragrance does not fade.