Category: Sweets and Desserts

  • Russian Honey Cake – Medovik recipe

    Russian Honey Cake – Medovik recipe

    4.11/5 (9) Honey cake (aka Medovik) is one of the most famous Russian desserts. There are many recipes and variations of this cake, but, the main ingredient – is honey, which gives it incredible taste and flavor. Honey cake was created at the 19th century by young chef for the wife of Emperor Alexander I…

  • Poppy seed cake

    Poppy seed cake

    4/5 (2) Today’s recipe for all addicted to poppy seed cakes! I’ll tell you how to bake a delicate and tasty Poppy seed cake.  Fluffy sponge cake full of poppy seeds, with gentle cream inside and incredible chocolate glaze on top! Actually, even the biscuit itself is so delicious that no need any cream or…

  • Charlotte cake with strawberry and mango

    Charlotte cake with strawberry and mango

    4.47/5 (15) This is the recipe of incredibly delicious summer dessert – no bake Charlotte cake with fresh strawberries and mango. This cake is as tasty as it is beautiful. The basis of the Charlotte cake is savoiardi biscuits (aka sponge fingers or ladyfingers) soaked in orange liqueur. Inside, two types of delicious filling –…

  • Baked Stuffed Apples in Pastry

    Baked Stuffed Apples in Pastry

    4.2/5 (5) Baked stuffed apples in pastry – is a very tasty, healthy and interesting looks dessert. All your family and guests will enjoy it! You could replace apples with pears, plums or apricots. You could stuff apples with any kinds of your favorite nuts – walnuts, cashews, almonds, pecans or hazelnuts. In this recipe…

  • Syrniki – Russian Cottage Cheese Pancakes

    Syrniki – Russian Cottage Cheese Pancakes

    4/5 (8) Syrniki are traditional dish in the Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian cuisine. This is pancakes from quark (cottage cheese), eggs and flour, which usually fried on a vegetable oil or butter. To bake syrniki in the oven tasty as well (recipe is here). Using less flour guarantees gentle creamy texture of pancakes.  You could also…

  • Shamali cake (Semolina Cake, Basbousa)

    Shamali cake (Semolina Cake, Basbousa)

    4.86/5 (7) Shamali cake or semolina cake is one of the most popular desserts in Cyprus. It’s one of the variations basbousa – traditional Middle East sweet cake. For the first time I tried shamali at one of the local fish taverns. It was served with coffee as a compliment from chef. I really liked…

  • Apple Cake Recipe

    Apple Cake Recipe

    4.5/5 (4) Apple cake is one of most cozy recipes for homemade baking. It will fill your kitchen with fragrance of baked apples and spices.  Soft and fluffy, with caramelized apples inside and with tasty crunchy crust…. delicious! This apple pie will disappear in few minutes. Please rate this Choose rating

  • Kulich Recipe – Traditional Easter Bread

    Kulich Recipe – Traditional Easter Bread

    4.33/5 (3) Kulich is traditional Russian Easter bread. This recipe is from my mother. It will take time, but when your kulich is ready you will see that it’s worth it. Bake kulich in different sizes and use as Easter gifts for friends, kids and family. Ingredients (for 2 big Kulich): 2-2 ½ pounds wheat flour…

  • Crepes Recipe

    Crepes Recipe

    4.75/5 (8) Crepes  Ingredients: For batter (for 20-25 crepes): 4 large eggs 4 cups whole milk 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 2-4 Teaspoons sugar 4 Tablespoons butter or sunflower oil For meat filling: 500-600 g minced meat (from beef of mix from ½ pork and ½ beef) 1 big onion (peeled and finely chopped)…

  • Chocolate chip cookies

    Chocolate chip cookies

    4/5 (1) Chocolate chips cookies is yummy and delicious,  with crisp edges and soft middle. Easy to cook and gone in a minute. I guarantee that these chocolate chip cookies become one of your hits! Enjoy this tasty dessert with tea, coffee, milk or glass of wine. Ingredients: 250 g (2 cups) all purpose flour…