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 :)
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 :)
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
The moment I read through the recipe, I knew this taste would be outstanding. I just didn’t realise this ice-cream would jump into my Top3!
So very coffee. So very whisky. Impossible to resist.
One of these recipes I would be coming back to in the future…
Once you’ve tried it, you’re lost ;)
If you want to search for the original recipe, it can be found on Raz a dobrze. Such a yummy blog!
A bit of stealing to make this cake.
You can find the sources at the end of the whole recipe :)
By the way, I’ve dreamt about birthday cakes at night… Beautiful, big, proportional, delicious and… all mine :)
Baking is a part of my soul now, so it seems… :)
I chose this cake because I was really curious of the combination of tastes (as usual :)).
Since ready-made ground poppyseed turned out to be really successful and comfortable to use, I thought I could use it again and experiment a bit with this cake :)
I realised it could be a bit risky too. From my observation, there are two kinds of people – those who adore poppyseed (as if they were addicted or something ;P), and those who can’t stand the taste of it… Hmm, nothing in between? :)
All in all, when it comes to baking, I try to follow “no risk, no fun” rule :)
When it comes to baking only… :)
Alright, coming back to the cake.
Thanks to poppyseed, it is really wet and heavy. I mean, sponge only. Because as surprising as it can be, the cream is light and creamy and defends itself quite nicely faced with heavy poppyseed!
Personally, I liked the combination of these tastes a lot! The cake is not too sweet and, that is why, it all works like a charm :)
Dorota’s suggestion was to combine poppyseed with oranges… Hmm… maybe I should make some orange curd and… :)
As for now, viva poppyssed, cherries and coffee!
Do search till you find.
Cause I did :)
Not so long ago I discovered Dominika’s blog. Dominika has become quite popular thanks to our Polish Masterchef edition. I think I was a big fan of her since the very beginning of the programme. Cheerful, open-minded, deprived of jealousy, helpful… How not to like her? :) And her Kulinarne Bezdroża (which I would dare to translate to Unbeaten Culinary Track… but still, do forgive me if this translation is inadequate :)) Sooo, her blog… Well, it fully defines and complements her :)
That is why, I wanted to bake something from her recipes so so so much! But to my surprise, it turned out that Dominika keeps on searching for inspiration too! All the time! She is still hungry for cooking challenges! While looking through her recipes, I stumbled across Gotuje bo lubi (Cooks cause she likes it) and I fell in love with one of the cheesecakes immediately :) So as for now, I had to cheat on Dominika a bit ;)
This cheesecake is soft, wet, not sweet at all :)
The combination of tastes is so surprising! Positively so, I mean :)
Just do not turn away from using black currant jam. Just no :)
Here you can find the original recipe.
My version is a bit altered and adjusted to a smaller form :)
It’s really worth trying :)
There are cakes you just know you’ll bake… Like, you’re sure of it even before baking :)
The moment I saw this recipe, I already knew it would be on my must-bake list and, moreover, I knew it would be one of my favourites!
And to tell you, I was not wrong at all :)
It won’t be an exaggeration to place this cake among the most delicious ones on Sarenka!
(Of course there is still a lot to be added in the future, I hope) But for the time being, I will welcome Cuckoo Cake in my Top5… or even Top3 :)
Just to explain, the name of the cake comes from Polish sweets called Cuckoo Sweets. You can check on them here :)
The cream is sooo creamy, just the way it should. Especially when you try it straight from the fridge… If you add the taste of (a bit) drunk biscuits and my beloved brownies… Mhmm… Pure perfection for me :)
If you want the cream to be thicker, you’ll have to add a bit of gelatine to it.
I decided not to and… well, the cream got a bit slippy ;P But as you already know me, I would stand more for the taste than perfect look :)
So so so hurry up to the kitchen!
It’s really really worth making :)
I started loving meringue when it turned out it’s so fast to be made :)
Well, alright… Making it is fast, drying and chilling – that’s a different pair of shoes ;)
Six whites left after making Strawberry Ice-Cream… and all of a sudden I saw beautiful pistacho meringues at Kraina Sosny… I started digging his blog and finally I found Her Majesty’s, Pavlova :)
Impressive. I had to make it. Coffee sauce just tipped the scales :)
I’ve just realised that my friend (hope she doesn’t mind calling her this way :)) has been into chillin’ and refreshing things recently… and on Sarenka, quite the contrary – a bit of warming up from the inside :)
First time I heard about Baileys was about three years ago but I wasn’t really interested in it… Well, now I can say it was a mistake, a huge mistake. In my humble opinion, Bailyes is one of the best liqueurs ever. Reading about it, I’ve come across a hint to make Irish Cream with… Irish Whiskey ;P Obvious, isn’t it? ;P Well, it wasn’t for me. Next time I’ll experiment with that kind of alcohol for sure :)
That’s my second attempt to home-made Baileys. First time it was good but too sweet, I think. This recipe is so way better!
I’ve looked through and been inspired by numerous blogs… and this recipe is a result of my seeking :)
If it happens that my next attempt will resemble original version even more, I’ll update things here :)
I was supposed to post some other recipe here… but it just hit me! 100th post it would be!
At first, I was in two minds whether to make any fuss about it… whether to make it anyhow special…
Well, it was decided – let’s make something really delicious, something classic… and something that needs a lot of mascarpone because it’s waiting in the fridge ;P
To my surprise, when I checked on Lady Laura’s blog yesterday, it turned out that she had also opted for this dessert! Coincidence? Doubtful :)
If you want to check on her classic version of tiramisu, feel free to jump here. I bet it’s yummy :)
For those who want to check this version, here it is… :)