Strawberry & Cream Birthday Cake

Soft basic sponge cake filled with plenty of Chantilly cream (sweet vanilla whipped cream) and fresh sweet strawberries. Perfect as a birthday cake. For best results, make this cake when strawberries are in season.

Meet my strawberry and cream birthday cake. Okay, calling it a birthday cake is a bit weird because basically any cake can be a birthday cake. However, this type of cake reminds me of birthdays which is why I call it a “birthday” cake. You can just call it “cake” though 😉 Also, this cake is probably my favorite kind of cake: A fluffy sponge with creamy, light whipping cream. As I’ve mentioned before, buttercream is not really my cup of tea. Whipping cream is totally up my alley though (although my lactose intolerance doesn’t really agree lol). And my bf.. he is even more in love with whipping cream. He’d marry it if he could lmao. (I wish I was kidding.) So if you’re anything like me/us, this cake is going to rock your world.

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Small Matcha Cake

Soft vanilla sponge, decorated with light and fluffy matcha whipping cream. The cream is the perfect balance between bitter and sweet. Suitable for all matcha lovers.

Okay, can I just express how proud I am of this cake? It’s a simple, small cake, but the taste is amazing. If you love matcha as much as I do, this cake is right up your alley! Even my boyfriend, who isn’t much of a matcha fan, loved this cake. It has just the right amount of bitter green tea and sweet sugar. In addition, the cake looks gorgeous and serves a small crowd (2-3 people). There is no better cake for real matcha lovers. You only need a simple sponge and green tea whipped cream. The latter might sound fancy, but it takes just three ingredients.

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Crème Pâtissière & Crème Diplomat

Delicious licht and creamy pastry cream or crème diplomat. Ready in seconds! Super easy and so much better than the store-bought stuff.

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The weather in the Netherlands has been cooling down this week. I don’t mind though: a little cold weather will make you appreciate the sun a bit more -I know, that’s deeeppp-. In addition, we’ve had some beautiful days last week. I think we even got over 22 C! What did you guys do last week? In this house, we enjoyed the sun on our little balcony. Dinner on the balcony every.day, while enjoying a… glas of cold water (cause I don’t do wine 🍷) haha… The good life though.
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It’s A Boy/Girl! (Gender Reveal Cupcakes)

Super adorable cupcakes for “gender reveal” occasions. Filled with pink or blue and topped with a pink/blue swirled frosting. Easy cupcakes with a big wow-factor. Promise.

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Hello sweethearts! What’s up? We’re halfway summer already. I say this so often, but: time flies. Did you guys make the most of it yet? I’ve been working, but enjoying the (few) sunrays too because of Pokemon Go. A few weeks ago, I went to my friends’ birthday party. As a surprise, her boyfriend had secretly ordered a gender reveal cake (she’s pregnant of their second child). I thought this was SO sweet as he really made an effort to contact a bakery and tried to find someone to make a gender reveal cake; a gender reveal cake is not very common over here in The Netherlands. Unfortunately, the cake turned out to be horribleRead more

Mini Oreo Cream Pie (Cheat Style) For Two

Super easy and quick cheat recipe for mini oreo cream pies. Crunchy oreo crust filled with rich vanilla swiss cream and topped with light whipped cream. Perfect as dessert for two.

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A couple of weeks back it was my boyfriend’s birthday. As usual, part of his present was that he got to request a birthday cake and I’d make for him. This year, he didn’t really have a particular type of birthday cake he wanted. However, as he loves, loves, loves whipped cream more than any food in the world, his request was to make anything simple with lots of cream. Read more