Chocolate Ice-Cream with Prunes

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I was supposed to post it yesterday to welcome The First Day of Spring… but… yes, as usual “a but” :) Since Spring decided to come a bit late, I decided to follow its example :)

I spotted this flavour in one of our cafes and thought it would be nice to try to make it at home… Nothing new, right? :)
As a base I used checked, tasty, sure, tried and trusted Chocolate Ice-Cream from Moje Wypieki.

Here it is, especially for you – My Sweet Addiction :)
May Spring be with you!
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Drunk Prune Cheesecake

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As I mentioned yesterday, two cheesecakes made, two recipes posted :)

Once again it turned out that we eat with our eyes first. I think I wouldn’t have decided to make this cake but for some amazing pictures I came across one day :) Only later did it turn out that the taste is as amazing as the pictures! But all in all, pictures were first, weren’t they? :)
And where did I find these pictures? Oh, I found them on MaĹ‚gosia’s blog called Smaki Alzacji. I need to admit that some other recipes had already caught my eye… so in the nearest future I hope to check them out too :)

And well, I wouldn’t be myself if I didn’t make something with Drunk Prune in the title of the recipe :) I just love this combination. whether we’re talking about cakes, ice-cream, desserts or any anything :)
Here I wouldn’t say that prunes dominate the taste of the cheesecake but they can be really felt both in the taste as well as in the consistency :)
Rum not so much… What a pity, right? ;P
Anyway, higly recommended for Drunk Prunes fans!

And one more thing, I changed the proportions a bit as well as the temperature of baking… But it’s more connected with my own preferences of baking. That’s all :)

Now!
To the kitchen! :)
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Tiramisu

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I’ve just realised there is no Classic Tiramisu recipe on Sarenka… What the…
Need to change it, right now!

My Tiramisu is really soaked… And when I’m saying soaked, I really mean it :) That’s the way we like cakes and desserts here in my family :) The cake should be soft, wet and mouth-watering. And that’s how this Tiramisu is :)
I made the cream without adding whipped egg whites. That is why, it was a bit more dense in its consistency. If you want it to be even more creamy and delicate, just add the whipped whites… and that’s all :)

The pictures may look a bit chaotic. It’s because they were taken in a hurry… Tiramisu started disappearing faster than I expected :)

To me, a perfect choice for Father’s Day :)
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Coffee Brownies

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Maybe it’s not one of the most holiday-like recipes but I have really had a craving for coffee recently. Any version of it :)
Still, I think that next posts will be more suitable for summer time :)

About the cake – Coffee Brownies – flawless.
I know I’ve been using this description quite often but… well, what can I do when it’s so good? :) To my taste, of course :)
This brownies is wetty chocolatey and quite alcoholic… While it’s being baked, the smell of the cake surrounds the whole flat… Amazing.

And just a short explanation for my recent absence… Well, to cut the story short, it’s all about a new passion :) It turns out we learn throughout our whole lives and we can really surprise ourselves, positively so :)
As for now, I’ve been trying to find time for everything :)
After the long weekend I think I’ll come back with some new ice-cream recipes… All in all, Andrew is here with me :)
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Chocolate Salami

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It’s decided!
We’re changing Sarenka’s profile!
Butcher-like it will be ;)
That would be something, right?

While looking through some recipes on Moje Wypieki, I found information about Dorota’s favourite blog… It made me really curious… That kind of recommendation speaks for itself. I had to check on it!
It turned out that ChilliBite is a really yummy blog.
And the idea of making Chocolate Salami appealed to me the moment I saw it :)
What is more, only after some time did I get to know that this bar is also one of the traditional desserts of Portugal! Isn’t it nice? You know my adoration for this language :)

Well, a real piece of chocolate meat for you :)
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Black Forest Cake

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And that’s the other birthday cake I was telling you about.
Cooompletely different from Royal. Completely.
Last time I mentioned that Royal was more in a mannish style, remember? Well, Black Forest Cake is like a very elegant woman :) Light, refreshing and so representative :)
On Moje Wypieki you’ll find the original recipe. Here I’m presenting Black Forest Cake on a traditional sponge (the one with chocolate didn’t convince me :)) I decided to change the cream a bit too. Whipping cream was not enough since the cake had to travel from one place to another. That is why, I added a bit of mascarpone to the mass to make it thicker :)
Oh, and do not be too economical when it comes to using the soaking. You can add more than it’s suggested in the recipe ;)
Although my decorative skills leave a lot to be desired, Black Forest still looks elegant and… a bit dignified ;)
If you’re worried that men won’t like it much, drop this thinking. My dad loves it!
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Royal

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Nope, I didn’t disappear.
I still bake. No way I’ll stop :)
Recently, it’s been more about baking cakes for my family and friends. Mostly birthday cakes :) And you know how it is with birthday cakes… You make them. You can’t taste them. You can’t slice them. They’re just made and off they go :)
Nevertheless, I’ll try to post some recipes. The cakes were too good not to share them with you :)

Royal was prepared for my Grandma’s 80th birthday and I think it was a perfect choice. The cake is very interesting in taste… a bit luxurious, I would say :) It looks quite elegant as well. To be honest, Royal is more likely to win the hearts of men since it is rather heavy and wet. I don’t know how to explain it but there is something mannish about this cake… ;)
And bear in mind that if someone is not fond of peanut butter, they won’t like this cake. Even though there is only one thin layer of peanut butter cream, its taste can be really distinguished. Well, for such a peanut butter fan as I am it’s a perfect match :)

Last weeks were about Royal Baby.
So this post can be about Royal Cake, right? ;P
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