Desserts

Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Coconut Oil

July 16, 2014
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A cooler and rainy  summer day always calls for some baking. Today my decision fell on this easy to prepare zucchini bread with big chocolate chunks. I really like the addition of the coconut oil which turns this delicious moist bread into a somehow healthier treat. You can bake this zucchini bread in a bigger Bundt pan […]

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La Bete Noir

June 11, 2014
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For Doug’s birthday I baked him this unbelievably delicious chocolate torte called “La Bete Noir” – the chocolate beast. It is a chocolate lover’s dream come true and was beyond any expectations I had. It is outstanding. The recipe for la bete noir can be found at epicurious.com. Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare via MySpaceSave on Pinterestshare via […]

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Best Brownies EVER!

May 18, 2014
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  Did you know that there are three types of brownies? The fudgy, the chewy, and the cakey? I am not a brownie expert and didn’t even grow up eating them, but became a huge fan very quickly after moving to the US. Mine have to be gooey or chewy, with a crunch, and very chocolaty […]

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Carrot Muffins

April 30, 2014
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  My oven was broken again and you can probably imagine, that this is not a good thing happening around here. It is back in action since last night and I am thrilled. So today I had to bake something.  I decided on carrot muffins. They pack well and are a great snack for my daughter […]

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Meyer Lemon Hazelnut Tart

March 9, 2014
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  While shopping at my local Natural Grocers store the other day I stumbled over beautiful organic Meyer lemons in the produce section. I just couldn’t resist and bought a whole bunch. I had never ever tried Meyer lemons before and was very excited about my purchase. Meyer lemons are a cross between a regular […]

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French Yogurt Cake with Lemon and Poppy Seeds

March 5, 2014
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  Super easy to assemble, extremely tasty and in the oven in less than 10 minutes, do I need to say more?  French yogurt cake with lemon and poppy seeds was the treat I baked this Sunday. I didn’t have much time on hand and lots of lemons in my fridge. This moist French yogurt […]

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Chocolate Goodies for your Valentine

February 13, 2014
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  Dark Chocolate Chili Truffles Wishing you all a wonderful Valentine’s day! I hope you will find one or two chocolate goodies for your Valentine among my featured irresistible treats. Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes   Chocolate Port Truffles   Mousse au Chocolat   Kahlua Chocolate Cake    Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies Find more recipe inspirations […]

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German Red Wine Cake

February 7, 2014
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  Join me at my friend Michele’s over at Cooking with Michele were you will find my recipe for German red wine cake. This German red wine cake recipe is a specialty from my home region the German wine road. Michele will also share her view on the unforgettable  culinary adventure to Germany and France […]

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Mousse au Chocolat

December 30, 2013
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Over the Holidays my daughter asked me to  make mousse au chocolat for dessert. This is one of my kids all time favorite chocolaty treat. This specific recipe was given to me by my friend Vroni while we were roommates over 20 years ago in Germany. At the time she was attending law school in […]

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Frohe Weihnachten – Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2013
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Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays to my friends and readers. Thanks for your support in 2013. I am wishing you a peaceful time with your loved ones. Sending you hugs and kisses from Colorado. Kirsten Spiced Cranberry Bundt Cakes are this year’s Christmas gifts from my Kitchen to yours. Happy Holidays! Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend […]

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