• Chocolate cake roll
    cakes,  desserts

    Chocolate cake roll (Swiss roll)

    This chocolate cake roll is a delicious combo of soft and fluffy sponge cake, chocolate ganache and chocolate glaze. So rich and delicious, this homemade chocolate cake is a family favorite. And I’m sure that once you have tasted this three layer chocolate goodness it will become your favorite too. This Swiss roll is also pretty easy to prepare. You should start with the chocolate ganache because the recipe calls for chilling time. Then make the chocolate sponge cake (you can find here tips for the perfect sponge cake). Once the cake is baked, remove it from the baking pan. Don’t let cool! Roll the sponge cake up into parchment parchment…

  • Triple chocolate mousse cake recipe
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    Triple chocolate mousse cake

    This triple chocolate mousse cake is so rich, creamy and decadent and yet incredibly easy to make! This homemade chocolate cake is a family favorite and you definitely have to give it a try.I’ve made a quick and easy version of this triple chocolate mousse cake: no baking, no cooking, just melting some chocolate and whipping some cream 😀 I thing this is the easiest cake recipe ever.I didn’t wanted to bake a cake so I’ve made an Oreo crust with crumbled Oreos and melted butter. It was a great choice because these cookies go great with chocolate and I’ve saved a lot of time. To make the crust just…

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    Chocolate poke cake – video recipe

    This chocolate poke cake just became our favorite chocolate cake! And do you want to know why? Because it’s and absolutely amazing combo of soft, rich and moist chocolate cake infused with delicious cream made with melted chocolate and sweetened condensed milk and topped with chocolate ganache. Also, this delicious chocolate layer cake is very easy to prepare and it makes the perfect choice for holidays. I must admit that I’m a chocoholic and chocolate cakes are my favorites 🙂 If you are also a chocoholic then you must try these chocolate cakes Chocolate cake recipes – Easy chocolate cake – La bete noire (the black beast) Flourless chocolate cake…

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    La BĂȘte noire (The Black beast) – flourless chocolate cake (video recipe)

    This flourless chocolate cake, also known as La BĂȘte noire black (the black beast) is the best chocolate cake! It’s pure chocolate! It’s so rich, creamy and flavorful and yet incredibly easy to make :). I love this flourless chocolate cake because it looks fancy but it’s quick and easy to make with a handful of ingredients. It’s definitely a recipe for beginners! I saw this recipe on Liz blog and I said to myself: “hey, this cake has such a funny name and it looks sooo good!” So I put it on my to do list. Why is this cake called the “black beast” or La BĂȘte Noire? I really…

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    CrĂȘpe cake

    Oh, how much I love crĂȘpes! I love them filled with chocolate pastry cream, with sour cherry jam or with apricot jam. But a crĂȘpe cake? Wow, that sounds amazing! This crĂȘpe cake is a delicious combo of thin and delicate crĂȘpes layered with vanilla pastry cream and bananas and topped with cocoa glaze. This crĂȘpe 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 crĂȘpe 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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    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…

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    Zebra (marble) loaf cake (video recipe)

    Soft, flaky, super delicious and super easy to prepare, this zebra (marble) loaf cake is one of my favorite desserts. Also this black and white loaf cake is very appetizing and cute and yet very simple and easy to prepare with a handful of ingredients. It’s very famous in Romania :). Today I want to share my recipe with you and show you how to make this pretty zebra (marble) loaf cake. It’s very easy! As I was saying, to prepare this zebra loaf cake you need a handful of ingredients: eggs, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, vegetable oil, a pinch of salt, baking powder and vanilla essence. These are affordable…

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    Lemon layer cake (Snow White cake) – video recipe

    Sweet and a little sourish, creamy, tender and super delicious, this lemon layer cake (Snow White cake) is a very famous Romanian cake and one of my favorites! In Romania this cake is known as Snow White cake but also as Lemon cake. This cake is so delicious, it’s like a fairy tale cake, so I prefer to call it Snow White cake. In Romania we make this cake for holidays, especially for Christmas. This lemon layer cake is topped with dried coconut flakes which look like snow. If you like chocolate, you may replace the coconut flakes with grated white chocolate. To prepare this cake you need a handful…

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    Chocolate ganache (video recipe)

    Thick, creamy and super delicious, this chocolate ganache recipe is a must have for any chocolate lover. And it’s so incredibly easy to prepare with only 2 ingredients: heavy cream and dark chocolate. Ganache is a mixture of chocolate and heavy cream in equal parts by weight, melted together. You may warm the cream first and pour it over the finely chopped chocolate or you may use the bain – marie method. I used bain-marie method and you have all the information you need below. I’ve also tested the first method but I had the surprise to find unmelted pieces of chocolate into the cooled heavy cream. So, I prefer…