Sarah Bernhardt chocolate cakes

This is a cake that I deeply truly love! For some reason I just haven’t really tried baking it yet (well that’s a lie – I made them once in a licorice version, but I’ve never made the original Sarah Bernhardt). I have no idea why I haven’t baked them before now, because they’re SO delicious! And they aren’t that hard to bake at all.

These Sarah Bernhardt cakes are made with loads of delicious marzipan, dark and intense chocolate, cream and a little bit of coffee. If you don’t like coffee in your cakes, then don’t worry! There’s absolutely no problem in leaving out the coffee.

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Chocolate covered date bites with a hint of orange

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Here’s a snack for all of us that are fans of semi-healthy sweets. These little bites are made of a velvety smooth inner consisting of dates, orange, coconut and cocoa. No added sugar and yet they taste oh so sweet and sinful.
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Chocolate chip cookies with pistachio nuts

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When in the mood for baking something very quixk yet extra delicious, these chocolate chip cookies with pistachio nuts are just the thing!

I’ve baked cookies many many times before, but this time I made them in a new version with chocolate chips and pistachios. I think pistachios must be my all time favorite nut. And I love the subtle touch of dotted green they bring to the cookies. Continue reading

Swedish semlor

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These beautiful small cardamum buns filled with whipped cream and marcipan are by far one of my favorite traditional sweets. They’re originally Swedish, but here in Denmark I think it’s safe to say that we’ve fallen in love with them perhaps just as much as the Swedes, and therefore we’re starting to see them pop up here and there in the bakeries – especially in Copenhagen. Continue reading

Saffron Lucia Buns

13th of December = Lucia Day!

To be honest I’m not really a Christmassy kind of person, and most Christmas traditions aren’t really that important to me. But when it comes to Lucia Day (or Saint Lucy’s Day as you would probably say in English) on the 13th of December I’m all for it. This day is quite special to me as it reminds me of Sweden and my Swedish family.

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