Caramel Sauce

Lately, I have been practicing my caramel sauce and this Swissmilk recipe variation I had the best experience with. It also is immensely variable; depending on how long you let it simmer at the end you can use it as a sauce topping on ice-cream or dessert or as a bread spread topped with banana’s…

Overnight Flaxseed Chocolate Pudding

Start or end your day with this (vegan) overnight high fibre chocolate pudding! It just takes 5 minutes of work the night before and you’re ready to go! Ingredients (4-8 portions, depending on hunger and portion size): 90g ground flax seeds 2.5dl oat milk (or any kind of milk you like) 2-3 tablespoons of maple…

Öpfelchüechli – or Swiss Apple Cake Bites

This is – literally – the easiest baking recipe I’ve ever made. And it’s delicious, moist and full of warm apple flavor – so let’s get right to it! Ingredients (ca. 20 Apple Cake Bites):600g Apples, peeled and chopped into ca. 1 cm sized pieces1 tablespoon of lemon or lime juice120g Butter, roomtemperature1 packet of…

Apple Strudel – a classic and comforting winter dessert

This lovely seasonal winter sweet treat brings back childhood flavors for sure! And with a little cheat – using storebought Strudel pastry – this Apple Strudel is done in no time. It’s also really easy to prepare and keep in the fridge until it’s nearly time for dessert – then just pop it in the…

Roasted Almonds: Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift Recipe

Christmas is almost here, the shops are almost all closed and there is hardly any time left? Don’t worry, with this 3 ingredients roasted almond recipe you will get homemade Christmas joy in 20 minutes! So don’t waste time and get started! Ingredients (6-8 servings): 4dl water 800g almonds, whole, unpeeled 800g sugar 3-4 teaspoons…

Miniature Almond Croissants – or Nussgipfeli

Nussgipfel – or Almond Croissants – a little sweet treat common in Switzerland that is incredibly easy to make – at least if you resort to store-bought puff pastry, which I normally do – don’t tell anyone. It’s a light puff pastry filled with an almond and hazelnut filling. Usually, the croissants are quite sizeable,…

Rhubarb Crumble with Tonka Parfait

It’s Rhubarb season in Switzerland! And what better way to celebrate than a sweet and tangy Rhubarb crumble paired with a parfait? Classically, I’d serve a vanilla parfait, but I recently purchased a couple of Tonka Beans and I wanted to experiment a little. Tonka beans are similar to Vanilla beans in processing but a…

Fudge Brownies: The fudgiest brownies you’ll ever eat!

In Switzerland, usually brownies are a bit more like cake and contain nuts, however, ever since I tasted fudge brownies in the States, I have become obsessed with creating my own version of them, so here we are: melt in your mouth Fudge Brownies! Danger of addiction guaranteed! Ingredients (33 x 23 cm baking tray):…

Chocolate Banana Muffins filled with Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients (12 muffins): Muffins: 2 very ripe bananas 1 egg 80g butter 100g sugar 50ml milk 1 sachet vanilla sugar 180g flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 0.5 teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate pinch of salt 80g dark chocolate, chopped into pieces Ganache filling: 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped 130ml full or half cream Preparation: Muffins: Melt…