Category Archives: Dessert

Christmas baking: Chocolate chip cookies

I can’t believe I left my blog unattended for over a month!  I had a few sewing projects since the last update but just didn’t find the time to sit and write them down.  I also came up with a … Continue reading

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Fresh cherry cake

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It’s that happy tummy time of the year again when cherries are aplenty.  We had a huge basket of freshly picked ones from the summer house garden that I just had to bake a cherry cake. This recipe is from a … Continue reading

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Crinkles

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I don’t know why I didn’t bake crinkles often before.  I actually just baked them once years ago when I was still learning how to make something edible and I couldn’t remember if it was a success or not.  Ok, … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Medvědí pracky

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In the Czech Republic, most people – ok, maybe even everyone – would get crazy baking cookies at Christmastime as if they were all on a mission to feed the world.  As of this writing, my mother in law has … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Vanilkové Rohlíčky

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So it will be Christmas soon again.  My husband and I started our Christmas baking early this year.  Unlike each year before when we always started with Linzer cookies, this time our first batch is called Vanilkové Rohlíčky which roughly … Continue reading

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A dessert without a name

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Here’s one sweet treat I came up with which badly needs a name.  Few people have already asked me what it’s called and I brilliantly replied ” uhm, a dessert?” You can say it’s a distant cousin of the Filipino … Continue reading

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Baked apple dumplings/ mini strudels

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I call them mini strudels because they taste almost like the traditional Czech pastry.  While the latter has a much more complicated recipe/ingredients for the dough, this one is, by far, the easiest dough I have ever made from scratch.  And … Continue reading

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