Cakes, Pies & Tarts

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

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 […]

German Buttercream Layer Cake

This 4 – layer German buttercream cake (Buttercremetorte) is our all – time family favorite. The beautifully fluffy and moist vanilla flavored sponge cake is filled with jam, chocolate pudding – buttercream and vanilla pudding – buttercream. The buttercream made with regular sugar is beautiful, not overly sweet like regular […]

German Marzipan Hazelnut Cherry Cream Cake

This 3 – layer German marzipan hazelnut cherry cream cake aka. Marzipan Hazelnuss Kirsch Torte is so beautiful, delicious, not overly sweet and easy to follow. The cake is filled with marzipan, hazelnut cream and cherries and finished off with with whipped cream, marzipan and hazelnuts. Makes a great birthday […]

French Pear Custard Pie (Flan Aux Poires)

This French pear custard pie (flan aux poires) with a great hint of vanilla and right amount of sweetness is definitely a keeper! It’s so delicious, easy and quick to make. Such a great way to use pears when they are in season. This French pear custard pie aka flan […]

German Plum Cake With Vanilla Cream And Streusel

This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored German plum cake with vanilla cream and streusel is so good, not too sweet and easy to make. Such a great way to use plums when they are in season! Another simple, delicious and not too sweet German plum cake with vanilla cream and […]

Easy German Blueberry Cheesecake

This baked German blueberry cheesecake will melt in your mouth! It’s soooo yummy, creamy and not too sweet. It looks beautiful too! The cake base is loaded with fresh blueberries and cheesecake filling that’s flavored with vanilla. Such a great anytime treat! It’s that time of the year again where […]

Easy Baked Cherry Cheesecake

This delicious baked cherry cheesecake with the right amount of sweet and tart makes a wonderful anytime cake! Made with sour cream, milk and a cocoa powder – ground hazelnut crust and finished off with cherries. Use blueberries, gooseberries, currants or peaches if you’re having trouble finding cherries to make […]