Tag: bake

Bagels

Bagels

Bagels! I love bagels, mostly for brunch or lunch on a lazy Sunday. Usually I enjoy then with cream cheese and jam, but sometimes you need full hearty lunch and bagels are perfect for that too. They’re a bit like bread rolls, with just that 

Saint Pancake! (Dutch pancakes)

Saint Pancake! (Dutch pancakes)

Happy Saint Pancake! Saint Pancake? Indeed! Sint Pannekoek is a Dutch pseudo holiday on the 29th of November. It was first introduced in 1986 in a Dutch comic called “Jan, Jans en de kinderen” (Jan, Jans and the kids). Grandpa and the kids didn’t feel 

Butter Cake

Butter Cake

If you want a classic Dutch pastry Boterkoek or Butter Cake is your way to go. Butter Cake is an old Dutch-Jewish pastry that was eaten during the shabbat. A butter cake is only a butter cake if you use butter, so no margarine! In 

Apricot Pie

Apricot Pie

Can you tell I love pies? I really do.. Luckily it’s what my region of the Netherlands is known for! This time I’ll share an all-time favourite: Apricot Pie. It’s simple, it’s delicious AND it’s orange, the national colour of the Netherlands.  Ingredients Filling 500 

Stroopwafel

Stroopwafel

  The recipe you have all been waiting for: Stroopwafels aka Dutch Waffles! Stroopwafels are two waffle halves filled with a caramel-like syrup. They are often sold at fairs and flea markets. I used a waffle cone maker to bake the waffles, I have not 

Black Plum Pie

Black Plum Pie

Happy π-day! I will be celebrating pi(e) day with this gorgeous black plum pie, or as we call it: Sjwatse proemevlaai! If you don’t like plums you can substitute them with dried apricots. Ingredients Filling 500gr dried black plums water to soak 100gr sugar Coarse sugar 

Banoffee cupcakes

Banoffee cupcakes

The first signs of spring are showing in the Netherlands! Sunshine all around, but the wind is still cold. Create these yummy banoffee cupcakes with banana, honey, cream cheese frosting and caramel syrup to taste the summer while enjoying the sun from behind the window. 

Advocaat no-bake cake

Advocaat no-bake cake

In my last post I told you about advocaat, a Dutch custard-like eggnog. Today I will be sharing an old recipe for no-bake advocaat cake! Ingredients 100 gr butter 100 gr sugar 1 tbsp vanilla sugar 3 eggs 200 ml Advocaat 8 leaves gelatin 250 

Tompouce

Tompouce

A tompouce or tompoes is an iconic Dutch pastry filled with sweet yellow pastry cream and topped with pink icing. The creator of the tompouce was inspired by a circus dwarf, whose stage name was Tom Pouce. Tom Pouce got his name from an English 

Pink Cakes

Pink Cakes

These lovely pink glazed cakes are well in time for Valentines day < 3 But delicious any time of the year. A roze koek ("pink cake") is a typical Dutch pastry. It consists of a small flat cake with a layer of pink icing.  On