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    Easy peach cake (video recipe)

    So flavorful, soft and light as air and topped with whipped cream, this peach cake makes the perfect summer treat. And it’s so incredibly easy to make and budget friendly 🙂 This peach cake is an amazing combo of soft and flaky sponge cake, juicy and flavorful peaches and whipped cream. It’s so refreshing! A few tips about how to make the perfect sponge cake. – Always use fresh, room temperature ingredients! Why room temperature ingredients? Because when at room temperature, certain ingredients like eggs, butter, and dairies form an emulsion which traps air. While baking in the oven, that trapped air expands and your cake will be soft and light as…

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    Easy chocolate cake – video recipe

    Still looking for the perfect chocolate cake! Well, good news: you just found the best ever chocolate cake! Everybody loves this chocolate cake and it makes the perfect choice for any anniversary. This two layer chocolate cake is dense and fudgy, perfectly moist with a brownie like texture. And it’s so incredibly easy to make! Also, this made from scratch chocolate cake calls for simple ingredients like flour, cocoa powder, vegetable oil, sugar and eggs. To prepare this chocolate cake all you have to do is to combine all the ingredients. You may use a mixer but a whisk will work as well. I prefer to combine first the wet…

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    Chocolate buttercream (video recipe)

    This chocolate buttercream is my favorite frosting! It makes the perfect choice for cakes, for cupcakes, for brownies or for cookies. This chocolate buttercream is so creamy, smooth, rich and decadent… Mmm, and it’s absolutely delicious and it holds its shape perfectly! So, this chocolate buttercream is the best frosting for piping. And it’s incredibly easy to prepare with only 3 main ingredients! I say only 3 main ingredients because this frosting tastes amazing even without vanilla or rum essence and instead of milk or heavy cream you may use water. So you can prepare this chocolate buttercream using only butter, confectioners’ sugar and cocoa powder. A few tips for…

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    Crêpe cake

    Oh, how much I love crêpes! I love them filled with chocolate pastry cream, with sour cherry jam or with apricot jam. But a crêpe cake? Wow, that sounds amazing! This crêpe cake is a delicious combo of thin and delicate crêpes layered with vanilla pastry cream and bananas and topped with cocoa glaze. This crêpe cake is also very easy to prepare and the great part is that you don’t have to use the oven. To prepare this delicious crêpe cake you should start by making the vanilla pastry cream because it must be completely cold when you layer the cake. Homemade vanilla pastry cream is also very easy…

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    Lamington cake

    Soft and flaky sponge cake squares, dipped in chocolate sauced and coated with desiccated coconut…. Mmm, this Lamington cake is absolutely amazing! Also it is quick and easy to make with a handful of ingredients and you definitely have to give it a try!This amazing cake comes from Australia. Lamington cake is made from butter cake or sponge cake cut into squares then dipped into chocolate sauce and coated with desiccated coconut. A variation of the Lamington cake is the layered Lamington cake with a middle layer of cream or strawberry jam. The Lamington cake was named after Lord Lamington, who served as Governor of Queensland.This delicious cake was invented…

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    Sour cherry cake

    Soft and flaky sponge cake, vanilla flavored, plenty of sour cherries and a dust of sugar… This sour cherry cake is my favorite summer cake. This cake is a delicious combo of sweet and sour, packed with flavor and so incredibly easy to prepare with a handful of ingredients.To prepare this delicious sour cherry cake you may use fresh or frozen sour cherries. You may also use apricots, peaches, strawberries, cherries and so on. The main rule is that you have to let the sliced/ pitted fruits to rest into a strainer for about 30 minutes to release the extra juices.As regarding the sponge cake, you may find below the…

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    Apple and raisin angel food cake

    Incredibly soft and flaky, light as air and absolutely delicious, this apple and raisin angel food cake recipe is a keeper! I’m sure you’re going to love this cake! Angel food cake is very similar to sponge cake. The difference between the two cakes is that sponge cake is made with eggs, flour and sugar while angel food cake is made with egg whites, flour and sugar. I also added vegetable oil, for extra moisture.  This cake is very light and fluffy, like the food of the angels :). Such an amazing comparison! This apple and raisin angel food cake is also incredibly easy to prepare. This recipe doesn’t call…

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    Cheesecake brownies (video recipe)

    Brownies… Oh, I love them! Cheesecake… Mmmm, yummy! Cheesecake brownies… OMG, these are the best brownies!!! Dieting… what are you talking about??? These cheesecake brownies are so sinfully good, so good that you won’t be able to stop eating. There’s a rich, fudgy and super delicious brownie layer, the perfect sweet treat for any chocolate lover. There’s also a creamy and flavorful cheesecake layer to please all the cheesecake lovers. Also these cheesecake brownies are so incredible easy to prepare from scratch with a handful of ingredients. There’s a one-bowl brownie recipe and a quick and easy cheesecake swirl. To prepare the brownie batter you should start by melting the…

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    Pumpkin cake (video recipe)

    Soft, moist, packed with flavor, topped with sticky cream cheese frosting, this pumpkin cake is a burst of fall flavors in each bite. And when I say flavors I’m talking about wonderful flavors: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger. I recommend you to use all these spices but if you don’t have them all you may use only cinnamon and cloves. This pumpkin cake is one of my favorite pumpkin desserts and I’m sure you’re going to love it! It’s a great and delicious way to celebrate fall :). This cake is also very easy to prepare with a handful of ingredients. The main ingredient of this delicious cake is pumpkin…

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    Jam and walnuts bars (video recipe)

    My dear friends, I have to tell you from the beginning that this recipe is a keeper! These jam and walnuts bars are a super delicious combo of crumbly crust, flavored jam and crunchy walnuts. Also these bars are very easy to prepare with affordable ingredients. These jam and walnuts bars are very popular in Romania. In summer time we have as main activity to make jam. It’s like a national sport :). We start with strawberry, cherry and sour cherry jam, we continue with apricot jam  and we end with prunes, apple and quince jam. Every housewife makes tens of jars of jam. At least :). And what can…