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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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    Romanian Easter crustless cheesecake – video recipe

    This Romanian Easter crustless cheesecake is definitely the best Romanian cheesecake! It’s so rich, creamy, absolutely delicious and incredibly easy to make with a handful of ingredients! In Romania we must have cheesecake for Easter, it’s a tradition. We have several recipes for this delicious homemade cheesecake. Traditionally the Romanian Easter cheesecake is a rounded bread filled with sweet cheese and raisins. I’ve found out that the best part of this cake is the filling so I prefer a crustless cheesecake 🙂 To prepare this delicious cheesecake you should use quark cheese or curd cheese. Also ricotta cheese may be a good choice. If your cheese is not so creamy…

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    Creme brulee-apple upside-down cake – video recipe

    So rich, creamy and absolutely delicious this creme brulee-apple upside-down cake is amazing! And it’s so incredibly easy to make using budget friendly ingredients. This delicious homemade apple cake is made from 3 layers: the first layer is made from creme brulee, the middle layer is made from apples and the top layer is a delicious cocoa sponge cake. And the best part is that the whole cake is soaked in a delicious caramel syrup! Yummy! To prepare this delicious creme brulee-apple upside-down cake you should start by coating the pan with melted sugar. Let cool completely. Meanwhile you can cook the apples until soft. How to layer the cake…

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    Cake layers – video recipe

    Layered cakes are the best, especially for holidays! They are budget friendly, absolutely delicious and pretty easy to make with a handful of ingredients. To prepare the dough you have to combine all the ingredients. You have to obtain a soft and workable dough (softer than a bread dough). To be easier for you to roll out the sheets, I recommend you to draw the edges of the baking tray onto the parchment paper. You’ll know exactly how much to roll out the dough. And don’t forget to prick the sheets with a fork. If you forget your sheets will be quite lumpy. You can fix that pushing down the…

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

    This black beast cake 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 have no idea :). I’ve made some research on google…

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    Peach sponge cake – video recipe

    Soft and fluffy sponge cake, juicy and flavorful peaches and a dust of sugar… Mmm, delightful! Peaches. Again :). I promise, this is the last peach recipe for this summer! It’s almost fall, pies season. Oh, I can’t wait to treat myself with a piece of apple pie or pumpkin pie. By the way, which one do you prefer, apple pie or pumpkin pie? For me it’s very difficult to decide so I take a piece of each :). But I was talking about peaches and sponge cake. This is such a great combo, don’t you think? The cake is sweet, vanilla flavored, and the peaches are so flavorful, juicy…

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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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    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…