Category Archives: Desserts, sweets and snacks

Dreamcake

A fluffy moist sponge with a sweet coconut topping, this is a Danish Dreamcake perfect for summer… actually it’s not very seasonal at all, which means it’s perfect for any day of the year as an afternoon coffee or tea cake.

Dreamcake

A fluffy moist sponge with a sweet coconut topping, this is a Danish Dreamcake perfect for summer… actually it’s not very seasonal at all, which means it’s perfect for any day of the year as an afternoon coffee or tea cake.

Banana cocoa cake

Banana and chocolate is such a classic combination and what better way to combine them than in a cake. Although made from the same cakemix, the banana layer on the bottom is dense and moist while the chocolate (or rather cocoa)

Banana cocoa cake

Banana and chocolate is such a classic combination and what better way to combine them than in a cake. Although made from the same cakemix, the banana layer on the bottom is dense and moist while the chocolate (or rather cocoa)

Marshmallow kisses

Marshmallow kisses are a treat that I’ve only seen in Scandinavia and Germany and wonder whether the marshmallow kisses of Canada and the US are the same? Here in Northern Europe (specifically Denmark, where I’m from), a marshmallow kiss was

Marshmallow kisses

Marshmallow kisses are a treat that I’ve only seen in Scandinavia and Germany and wonder whether the marshmallow kisses of Canada and the US are the same? Here in Northern Europe (specifically Denmark, where I’m from), a marshmallow kiss was

Kransekage

This is a soft marzipan biscuit that is traditional in Denmark around new years. Usually they’re piped out in triangles, made into rings and stacked together to look like a pretty festive cone or indeed a christmas tree. If you

Kransekage

This is a soft marzipan biscuit that is traditional in Denmark around new years. Usually they’re piped out in triangles, made into rings and stacked together to look like a pretty festive cone or indeed a christmas tree. If you

Snowballs

With absolutely an absolutely no snow forecast in Denmark and endless gray days leading up to christmas. The weather can best be described as depressing. So there’s no better excuse to stay indoors and makes yummy treats that you can

Snowballs

With absolutely an absolutely no snow forecast in Denmark and endless gray days leading up to christmas. The weather can best be described as depressing. So there’s no better excuse to stay indoors and makes yummy treats that you can

Dark gingerbread

Here’s another Christmas recipe, gingerbread! Why gingerbread is only consumed around Christmas I have no idea, as it’s just a cookie, surely you could make and sell them throughout the year. In any case, we probably consume enough gingerbread in

Dark gingerbread

Here’s another Christmas recipe, gingerbread! Why gingerbread is only consumed around Christmas I have no idea, as it’s just a cookie, surely you could make and sell them throughout the year. In any case, we probably consume enough gingerbread in

Risengroed

In Danish folklore Risengrød, which is a Danish rice pudding, should be left in the attic for the Christmas elves to keep them happy so they won’t steal your things or other hijinks. It’s a very simple dessert by itself

Risengroed

In Danish folklore Risengrød, which is a Danish rice pudding, should be left in the attic for the Christmas elves to keep them happy so they won’t steal your things or other hijinks. It’s a very simple dessert by itself