Pound Cake with Vanilla (Old Fashioned and Easy)

Basic vanilla pound cake. This cake is buttery and dense with a soft crumb. A simple cake that goes well with tea time. You can serve this cake with whipped cream and fruits but the cake is just as good as-is.

Pound Cake Recipe, Moist, Dense and Easy!

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to make a buttery pound cake?

I’ll show you the answer in today’s recipe. Today’s recipe is a personal favorite of mine. If you know me, I’m a fan of simple, yet delicious, food. This vanilla pound cake is one of those foods. And did you know you only need a couple of basic ingredients to make this artisan pound cake? There are no chemical leaveners! The secret to this buttery, dense cake recipe is the technique. By beating the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, small bubbles are created in this cake. Although the cake is dense, it absolutely isn’t dry. Read more

Vegan Curry Wraps

Creamy curry wraps stuffed with vegetables. These wraps are Asian-inspired and are the perfect make-ahead lunch. The wraps taste even better the next day because the flavors are more infused into the chickpeas.

I’ve got a make-ahead lunch idea for you guys today. And it’s vegan! Yup, again. I’ve shared quite some vegan recipes with you guys (brownies, sushi, frappucino) so far but I’ve got to tell you I’m not vegan (yet) though. Currently, I don’t believe in a “one-way”-diet. I like to eat healthy by eating different kinds of meals; sometimes I eat vegan, sometimes vegetarian and on other days I eat meat/fish/poultry. I was inspired to create this recipe when I wanted to make a satisfying on-the-go meal for my dear little sister. She tries to eat vegan most of the time so I was determined to make a delicious vegan meal for her. I’m happy to say, she liked the wraps. Even my bf liked these wraps! And therefor, I need to share it with you guys too. 

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Matcha Danish Rolls

Flaky Danish pastry with a matcha filling. These rolls are very buttery and aren’t too sweet.

These rolls are made from delicious flaky croissant dough and filled with a semi-sweet matcha filling. The dough takes quite some time to make, but the technique is very easy! I didn’t make the filling very sweet, but if you want a very sweet roll you can add more sugar to the filling. Whatever you like. Now, are you ready to see how you can get these delicious rolls in your home?

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Chewy Mocha Bars

Rich bars topped with a lush firm ganache. These bars are very chewy and strong in mocha flavor. These bars are very decadent. One small bar is the perfect treat to accompany your cup of tea.

Do you recognize that when you have a recipe in mind, do some testing and end up with something completely different but super delicious? That’s what happened when I made these mocha bars. I’m pretty sure you can relate if you’re a(n amateur) baker like me. When I was still in middle school (highschool), I used to work at a kind-of bakery (don’t ask) called Bakker Bart. We sold these amazing brownie bars with nuts and a delicious ganache on top. I’m not sure if they still sell it (I doubt it) but I was craving those brownies so bad last week so I decided to make my own. Unfortunately, I didn’t plan ahead very well and ended up missing a couple of ingredients. Being the lazy person I am, I decided to work with what I had and see what would happen. Results? Delicious chewy mocha bars with a ganache topping. These bars are more like a chewy cookie than brownies, but who cares what they’re called when they taste delicious? Exactly. No one. Read more