Category: sweet recipes

Lemon or Cinnamon Rolls

Since the winter began, I have been planning to make this popular and delicious dessert, but somehow it would always slip through. It seems that a real snow day was all the inspiration I needed. The lemon curd I made for another cake, but it goes so well in this dessert. Yummy! Certainly you can make the classic rolls with cinnamon. This is another recipe with a step by step explanation and I photographed the entire process. Preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients (for 12 smaller rolls): Dough – 250 g flour – 1/2 bag of yeast – 20 g sugar...

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Holiday cookies

Somehow winter and holidays are for food and cakes. Holidays are for joy, family and togetherness. In any case, I believe that you will or you already are in the process of preparing delicious small cookies that will delight the palates of your friends and family. Every year, I make several types, and these are some of the favorites. BAJADERA Ingredients: – 9 tablespoons of water – 200 g sugar – 150 g ground walnuts, nuts or almonds – 250 g ground Petit Beurre biscuits – 170 g butter – 100 g dark chocolate For glaze: – 100 g...

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Chakula Vanilla Custard Coffee Slice

This cake is all but a classic custard slice. But because of the puff pastry and custard creme, it reminded me of its traditional version. Certainly, the winning combination is when modern and traditional go well together. And this is just such a simple and quick recipe. Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients: – 250 g puff pastry – 375 ml milk – 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract – 75 g sugar – 3 egg yolks – 40 g starch – pinch of salt – 1 teaspoon of coffee – 25 g butter – 150 g icing sugar (for icing) Preparation:...

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Jet lag smoothie

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time at airports and hotels. On my return from the States, I slept for 15 hours. When I woke up I was very hungry, but at the same time I could not eat anything “difficult”. I went to the Healthy Boutique in the neighborhood and took everything I needed for this perfect smoothie. It will satisfy your hunger, it’s full of vitamins and it’s great when coming from a trip (or for hangover). From the entire mixture, you get 3 glasses of smoothie. Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients: – 1 mango – 1...

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Pomegranate inside

Since pomegranate is in season, I bought it the other day. I was thinking how else can I use it. Opening the kitchen cabinet I saw these molds, which I almost forgot. I began to add the ingredients in the bowl and in no time I got these delicious snacks, with a pomegranate as a star inside. Preparation time: 35 minutes Ingredients: – 300 g flour – 1 baking powder – 1 teaspoon of ginger – pinch of salt – 100 g melted butter – 240 ml milk – 2 eggs – 80 g sugar – 1 pomegranate Preparation: Clean...

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About Chakula

My name is Irma and for 10 years I have been cooking for my family and friends. Two years ago I started with food photography and with exploring recipes and adapting them to my liking.
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