Category: Desserts

Dark Chocolate Cake

Happy Tuesday people! I’m a big fan of dark chocolate and here is a sweet little weekday treat. Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. There isn’t much that can make a dark chocolate cake better, it’s a   perfect combination of decadence and richness. Ingredients 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 1 Cup  Brown sugar 1/4 Cup […]

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Orange Syrup Cake

This cake is probably one of the most indulgent cakes that I’ve ever made. Loosely adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks “Jerusalem“,  it is a  dense syrupy cake, very different from the lighter cakes that we are used to in the West. This cake is generously flavored with citrus; the syrup adds extra moisture, enhancing the orange(y) goodness. It will stay in the refrigerator […]

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Nutella Cookies

Nutella is addictive…. Dangerously addictive! If you love Nutella, you’ll love these cookies. These cookies are fantastic and you can never have enough of them.  You  only need few basic ingredients to whip these up and serve, in less than 25 minutes. Ingredients 1/4  Cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 1/2  Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Nutella […]

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Banana Nutella Bread with Chia Seeds

This bread is a magical combo of banana and nutella. The texture is somewhat of a tender coffee cake with streusel topping.  The bananas add extra moisture and the nuts add an earthy crunch. Streusel adds a magnificent crunchy and sweet topping to this already delightful bread. This bread is the best served fresh out of the oven. […]

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Marble Cake

Sometimes, there is nothing better than baking something special for absolutely no reason at all. I firmly believe that you do not need any excuse for cake whatsoever. Especially when it involves (dark) chocolate. I have baked this cake twice in the last few weeks and it has disappeared quickly. Marble cake, with its balanced […]

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Brown Butter Shortbread Cookies

These cookies are basically fancy shortbread cookies that involve lots of butter, lots of  sugar, and flour. If thyme is not a herb of your choice, feel free to replace it with any subtle herb of your choice (rosemary, sage, lavender…). The shortbread cookie dough can be stored well wrapped, in the freezer, for up […]

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