Cakes, Pies & Tarts

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

Puff Pastry Cheesecake Pockets

Delicious, refreshing and easy lemon cheesecake pastry pockets recipe made with store-bought puff pastry in no time. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea, dessert or as a snack. Last Thursday was a public holiday in Bavaria and my parents in law spend half a day with my daughter. As a […]

How To Make A Rhubarb Crumble

I have never eaten such a delicious rhubarb cake before. Most of the rhubarb cakes were either too sour or too sweet for my taste. But this with strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe is in my opinion the best. Even my husband who is not a fan of rhubarb and always […]

Namibian Fat Cakes (fried dough) Recipe

Fat cakes also known as Vetkoek (in Afrikaans) or Oukuki ( in my mother tongue Oshiwambo) are sweet, fluffy and moist deep fried dough balls. Fat cakes are so loved in Namibia, especially in the northern part of the country. They also happen to be my favorite childhood snack. The […]

German Streusel Cake

This German streusel cake with apples, almond flakes and raisins is so good, simple and quick to make. It stays moist for days too. Since you pour heavy cream and milk on the cake while it’s hot, wait until all the sauce has been absorbed before serving. Perfect for any […]

Easy German Pear Cheesecake Recipe

This German pear cheesecake is absolutely delicious, not too sweet and easy to follow! The egg-free cake base is loaded with fresh pears and cheesecake filling that’s flavored with vanilla. Such a great anytime treat! It’s pear season and you’ve got to try this German pear cheesecake! It’s creamy, delicious […]

German Apple Cake With Streusel Topping

A delicious, not too sweet and easy to follow German apple crumble cake with raisins that takes only 15 minutes to make and the oven does the rest! Pefect for breakfast, afternoon tea/ coffee or dessert.  Last Saturday I baked it, because I had so many apples from my parents […]

German Cheesecake With Meringue Topping

Hands down the best cheesecake ever recipe! It’s easy to follow, so delicious and always turns perfect, with tears on it. Made up of a cake base, filled with cheesecake filling that’s made with Greek yogurt, sour cream and Mascaporne cheese and finished off with meringue topping. A must have […]

German Strawberry Cream Cake 

This German strawberry cream cake looks and tastes amazing! The beautifully fluffy and moist sponge cake is filled with fresh strawberry cheese frosting after baking and finished off with whipped cream that’s flavored with vanilla. Such a perfect anytime treat! What kind of a birthday is this without a strawberry […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hands down BEST chocolate tart ever recipe! It’s chocolatey, easy to follow and it stays moist for days too. Definitely a must have for chocolate lovers! This gluten free chocolate cake is a family favorite! It’s decadently chocolatey, super easy to make, uses ingredients that you probably already have in […]