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    Italian Mimosa cake recipe

    This pretty and delicious Mimosa cake is the Italian’s way to honor women on the 8th of March, the international women’s day. On this special day, women are given Mimosa flowers. Maybe, at some point, someone thought that a cake will go perfectly along with the flowers 🙂 Mimosa cake’s name comes from the resemblance to mimosa flowers. It is made from sponge cake, diplomat cream and pineapple and decorated with sponge cake crumbs or very small cubs. Diplomat cream is actually pastry cream mixed with whipped cream. In Romania we have a cake called Diplomat cake which is made from diplomat cream, fruits and ladyfingers. Mimosa cake is very…

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    Chocolate magic custard cake recipe

    This chocolate magic custard cake is, definitely, the perfect chocolate cake. It’s so creamy and sinfully delicious, yet so easy to make. All you have to do is to combine all the ingredients in one bowl, pour into a baking tray and bake. And the magic happens. Chocolate magic custard cake is a cake which separates itself into 3 layers: a firm base, a soft and creamy center and a fluffy top layer. For good results, it is important to bake this cake at low temperature (160-180º C) and follow exactly the recipe. If you haven’t already tried this gorgeous Chocolate magic custard cake, it is time! I’m sure it…

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    Magic custard cake

    What’s magic about this cake? Magic custard cake looks like it’s been carefully layered with three different components: a firm base followed by a creamy custard layer and, topped with a fluffy sponge J But it’s not! Only combine all the ingredients in one bowl, pour the batter in a baking tray and bake. And the magic happens in the oven! Magic custard cake it is bake at low temperature (160-180ºC). After baking, it is recommended to allow the cake completely cool, even keep it in the refrigerator over night. The layers will separate perfectly: the top layer is a sponge, the middle is custard and the bottom is almost like fudge.…

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    Kinder Pingui cake

    This kinder pingui cake is a gorgeous cake, absolutely delicious and easy to make. It is made from 2 cocoa cake layers with cream filling and chocolate glaze. It’s every kid’s dream! And mine too! 🙂 The cream is made with whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk and honey. You can also prepare at home sweetened condensed milk from 250ml milk and 100gr sugar. It’s very tasty and easy to make. Ingredients for Kinder Pingui cake (24cm diameter): For cake: – 4 eggs – 100gr sugar – 30gr honey – 30ml milk – 100ml vegetable oil – 40gr semolina – 50gr flour – 50gr cocoa – vanilla flavor – 5gr baking…

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    Easy caramel cake recipe

    This caramel cake is a delicious combination of light and fluffy cake with a creamy and delicious middle layer made from caramel custard. It’s quite easy to make and absolutely delicious. I baked only 1 cake sheet of 27/37cm and I cut it into halves. So the cake is 13.5/18.5cm. The cream is made with caramelized sugar, milk, 1 egg and a bit of flour then mixed with butter. It’s easy to make and very tasty. Ingredients for easy caramel cake: – 3 eggs – 180ml milk – 150gr sugar – 100ml vegetable oil – 300gr flour  – a pinch of salt – 1 teaspoon baking powder – 2 teaspoons…

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    Krantz cake

    This Krantz cake is a delicious combination of light and soft sheets made with whites and walnuts, layered with a butter and egg yolks cream, topped with caramelized walnuts. We call these caramelized walnuts “Krantz” because they are crunchy :). This Krantz cake is absolutely gorgeous and makes the perfect choice for holidays and for party. Krantz cake is also very easy to make. You don’t have to prepare a dough and roll it out into very thin sheets. You have to make a batter from whites, sugar, walnuts and a bit of flour and spread it with a spatula into a baking tray. You have to be careful to…

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    Easy lemon bars

    Easy lemon bars recipe, chocolate glazed lemon bars, how to make lemon bars, lemon brownies Sweet and a bit sourish, with a brownie like texture, these lemon bars are a delight! They are also very easy to make, with a handful of ingredients. To prepare these delicious lemon bars you have to mix all the ingredients, pour the batter into a baking dish and bake. Very easy, right? 🙂 I’m a big chocolate lover and I topped these bars with a chocolate glaze. It results a gorgeous contrast between the sweetness of chocolate and the lemony flavor. I used white chocolate but you can also use dark chocolate. Instead of…

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    Easy sponge cake recipe

    Easy sponge cake recipe, plain sponge cake, vanilla sponge cake, basic sponge cake recipe, how to make sponge cake Very light and fluffy and so easy to make, this sponge cake recipe is indispensable for all homemade cake lovers. You can use this recipe to prepare all kind of cakes, birthday cakes, fruit cakes and rolls. This sponge cake is absolutely delicious and you can also serve it as it is, maybe dusted with a bit of confectioners’ sugar. Sponge cake is very easy to make but there are a few rules which MUST be respected: Use fresh ingredients, at room temperature The magic formula for the perfect sponge cake…

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    Caramel cake

    Caramel layer cake topped with sticky cocoa glaze…. Mmmm, what a delight! This cake is a delicious combination of light and fluffy sponge cake, caramel syrup, caramel cream and thick cocoa glaze. The glaze is also caramel flavored because it’s made of sugar, water, cocoa and butter. It’s thick, sticky and sooo yum! If you love caramel, you really must try this cake! I’m sure you’ll love it. Ingredients for caramel layer cake (20cm diameter) For sponge cake – 5 eggs (250gr without shells) – 125gr sugar – 125gr flour – a pinch of salt – vanilla extract For the caramel cream: – 500ml milk – 3 egg yolks –…