Cakes, Pies & Tarts

Delicious and easy to follow cakes, Pies and Tart recipes on this blog are found under this category.

German Apple Pie

Another family favorite!! This German apple pie is in high demand at our house. It’s so good and easy to put together. Alone this week we’ve made it three times for breakfast and afternoon coffee /tea and it disappeared so quickly. The beauty of this cake is made with a […]

German Gooseberry Cheesecake With Meringue Topping

This German gooseberry cheesecake with a great hint of lemon and vanilla made with Greek yogurt is creamy, delicious and easy to make. I absolutely love this gooseberry cheesecake. It’s delicious, easy to follow and goes well with peaches or rhubarb as well. Made up of a cake base that’s […]

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

This baked vegan blueberry cheesecake with great hint of vanilla and lemon will melt in your mouth! It’s so easy to make and absolutely scrumptious! Even my non-vegan husband who claims not to be a “cheesecake fan” said that this was the BEST cheesecake he had ever tasted! This vegan […]

Milk Tart Recipe

This creamy, insanely delicious and not too sweet milk tart recipe with an intense vanilla and cinnamon flavor is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Makes a perfect anytime dessert! Milk tart also known as melktert is basically a cinnamon and […]

German rhubarb cake with vanilla cream and crumble

This German rhubarb cake with crumble is absolutely delicious, a bit tart, not too sweet and easy to follow. Made up of a cake base, filled with rhubarb and vanilla cream and finished off with buttery and crackly crumble that’s flavored with vanilla. Definitely a keeper! The garden is full […]

Strawberry Swiss Roll

A quick and easy to follow strawberry Swiss roll with outstanding results. The soft, light, delicious and not too sweet sponge cake with a great hint of vanilla is made with whole eggs, warm water, sugar, cornstarch (cornflour), sugar, plain flour and baking powder and filled with whipped cream and […]

Princess Cake With German Buttercream

A beautifully fluffy and moist sponge cake filled with homemade red currant jam and not overly sweet German buttercream that’s made with pudding to create a delicious and beautiful looking princess cake. My oldest daughter recently celebrated her 4th birthday. She wanted a birthday party with frozen theme. So my […]

Chocolate And Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate hazelnut cake with egg whites (chocolate nut cake) makes a great recipe to make with your leftover egg whites after making recipes like egg liqueur or custard that only call for egg yolks. It’s easy, quick, not overly sweet and delicious. And the bonus is that it’s only made […]

Italian Apple Cake

This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored Italian apple cake recipe is moist, fluffy and absolutely delicious. Made with just a few ingredients and minimal preparation time. Such a perfect anytime treat! This Italian apple cake is a family favorite. It’s so easy to make (perfect for beginner bakers), tastes amazing […]

Chocolate Chip Buns

These are world’s best homemade chocolate buns you’ll ever make. They’re super easy to make, extremely fluffy, soft, light, not too sweet and highly addictive. Made with ingredients you probably have on hand. Enjoy the chocolate buns for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea/ coffee or as a snack. These chocolate buns […]