It has been a little more than one week since I had my last day at work. Now I’m officially just a student again. This is pretty weird, as I’ve worked at XING for almost one year. My last day has been a real tearjerker for me; so many of my nice colleagues came and said goodbye (and ate ALL the cupcakes and cake pops I brought – that has never happened to me before. People usually don’t seem to be half as excited about cake as me). Ombre Mint Choc Meringue Cake weiterlesen
Impressions from my first big order.
Is it too early? Yes?
But if you’re reeeaaally honest with yourself, can it ever be too early for Christmas cookies?
I don’t know about you, but everywhere I go I’m being bombarded with Halloween and pumpkin recipes. They’re everywhere. Even though it’s still three weeks till Halloween. We’re not used to that here in Germany, because we skip Halloween and immediately pretend that Christmas is just around the corner. Even though it’s still two months and two weeks ahead. Classic Pumpkin Pie weiterlesen
This year I decided to make myself a birthday cake. A decent birthday cake. A slightly exaggerated birthday cake perhaps. It turned out to be „the most beautiful cake“ my friend had ever seen (she’s so cute!), more like a wedding cake than a birthday cake, and even I was a little impressed with what I had done. It wasn’t as much work as I thought it would be (I estimated four full days), but I actually had so much fun making all the sugar flowers that I probably didn’t even notice the hours passing by… My slightly extravagant Birthday Cake weiterlesen
Yay to homemade granola!
It’s easy, cheap, oh so yummy and you can adjust it perfectly to your taste! No more hours wasted in the grocery store because you just can’t decide whether you’d like fruit OR berries OR chocolate OR nuts. Now you can have all! Super crunchy Granola weiterlesen
Let’s make it short: I know I didn’t post anything for the last three months.
But I’ve got something for you that will definitely make you forgive me.
A huge, rueful apology from the bottom of my heart…
And not just any cupcakes! Incredibly moist Devil’s food cupcakes with the best thing I ever made (until now) on top: salty peanut butter Swiss Meringue Buttercream.
Oh, and also caramel. Snickers Cupcakes weiterlesen
Wow, it has really been a while since I posted the last recipe. I’m sorry. If anyone cares.
It has also really been a while since I last made brownies. I’m sorry. For myself, really. Because they’re divine!
Actually, I can’t really call these ones Black Forest Brownies. Why? Everyone knows there’s a Schwarzwälder-Kirschtorte-rule in Germany, which prohibits to name any cake Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte / Black Forest Cake that doesn’t meet the criteria. This rule really exists and is fixed by law. Because we Germans love law and order, and seriously, what deserves to be regulated by the state, if not cakes?
I didn’t put any Kirschwasser (cherry brandy) into my brownies, because I’m a poor student and I didn’t have any at hand.
Hence I’m praying none of the cake detectives will read this blog and lock me up.
Black Forest Brownies weiterlesen