Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

When I saw the new commercial for a Dutch store starring Sarah Jessica Parker, I knew what my next recipe had to be: Poffertjes! Poffertjes are a traditional Dutch batter treat resembling small, fluffy pancakes. Unlike American pancakes, they have a light, spongy texture. Poffertjes are 

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 

Cherry Crumble Cake

Cherry Crumble Cake

Sunday is Mother’s Day! In honor of my mom, I’ll be sharing her favorite recipe with you: Cherry Crumble Cake. It’s originally a German recipe and the first recipe I learned to bake. It’s a cake layer topped with cherries and crumble. Enjoy! Ingredients 700 

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 

Dutch Meat Croquettes

Dutch Meat Croquettes

The Dutch love their snacks, like bitterballen, kroketten and frikandellen. They even have special snack vending machines, maybe you know them as Automats. In Dutch these were named Automatiek, but are now known as FEBO, named after the first, and now biggest, company to have introduced 

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 

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

These simple flourless cookies are a real Dutch treat, even though they don’t have Dutch origin. Kokosmakronen are quick and easy to make, perfect for unexpected guests or last minute events. Ingredients yields approx. 10 coconut macaroons 4 egg whites 250gr shredded coconut 250gr sugar 50gr 

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 

Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnovers

Apple turnovers are made with puff pastry. It’s like a little pouch of dough filled with apples, raisins and cinnamon. Today I give you the recipe for apple turnovers! Delicious, quick and easy to make, success guaranteed! Ingredients 8-10 sheets of puff pastry, 12x12cm 100 

Delicious and Quick Pear Crumble

Delicious and Quick Pear Crumble

Today I’ll give you a recipe that is quick and easy if you want a warm snack. It’s a crumble with pear and honey, and almonds for a nice crunchy top. I used almonds for the crunch, but pecans or hazelnuts taste great too. And