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Christmas Wreath Bread

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Christmas Wreath Bread(a slightly adapted recipe from Yvette van Boven, A Homemade Christmas) For the dough:250ml milk50 butter(cubed)450g flour1 envelope active dry yeast50g sugar1/2 teaspoon sea salt For the filling:200g raisins ( soaked in rum)50g chopped succade (crystallized fruit)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon sweet spice mixzest and juice of 1 lemon100g butter at room temperature2 tablespoons light brown sugar1 egg, lightly beaten powdered sugar for serving First make the dough. In a saucepan heat the […]

cherry and chocolate cookies

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cherry and chocolate cookies 220g butter at room temperature3/4 cup brown sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder2 eggsa pinch of salt1 1/2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 cup oat flakes1/2 cup (90g) dark chocolate, chopped1/2 dried cherries, chopped Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat oven to 180°C. Beat together butter and brown sugar until light and creamy. Add the vanilla, eggs and salt. Stir in flour, baking powder, oats, chocolate chips and dried cherries […]

Rüblitorte

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aus dem 5 Elemente Kochbuch von Barbara Temelie und Beatrice Trebuth Die Rüblitorte schmeckt am besten, wenn man sie 2-3 Tage im Kühlschrank durchziehen lässt.Den Agavendicksaft habe ich durch 4 EL Ahornsirup ersetzt. Die Backzeit hängt ein wenig von der Größe der verwendeten Backform ab. Für meine kleinen Guglhupfformen musste ich die im Rezept angegebene Backzeit um etwa die Hälfte reduzieren. Ich empfehle, je nach verwendeter Backform nach 30 Minuten nachzuschauen und die Rüblis aus […]

Mirabelle plum loaf cake

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The yellow little Mirabelle plums bring some sunshine to a rather rainy August. They make for excellent jam but are lovely also in baked goods. This loaf cake recipe is vegan, and would surely work as a base for any fruit cake. Mirabelle plum loaf cake wet ingredients130g coconut or soy yoghurt180ml oat milk100g sugar of choice1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste4 tablespoons sunflower seed oil or any other neutral oil dry ingredients250g flour2 teaspoons baking […]

Hildegards Nerven- und Intelligenzkekse

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Hildegards Nerven- und Intelligenzkekse(eine Empfehlung der Gebr. Leube, Salzburg) 500g feines Dinkelmehl250g Butter200g Rohrzucker2 EierWeinsteinbackpulver100g geriebene MandelnAbrieb einer halben ZitroneZimt, Nelkenpulver, Muskat Aus allen Zutaten einen Mürbteig bereiten und kühl rasten lassen. Teig auswalken, Kekse in beliebiger Form ausstechen und ca. 10 Minuten bei 180°C backen. Nach Lust und Laune verzieren.

Mohnguglhupf

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Um diesen saftigen Mohnguglhupf nach Art eines englischen seed cake zu backen, nehme man für den Teig: 30-40g Mohn300g möglichst frisch gemahlenes Dinkelmehl (oder Kamut, oder Weizen)250g Crème Fraîche250g Vollmilchjoghurt225g weiche Butter150g Rapadura2 Eier1 Teelöffel Natron1/2 Teelöffel Meersalzgeriebene Schale einer Zitrone1 Esslöffel Vanilleextrakt60-125ml Wasser zum Tränken: Saft einer Zitrone125g rohen Honig60ml trockenen Sherry Mehl und Mohn mit Joghurt und Crème Fraîche vermischen und an einem warmen Ort 12 -24 Stunden stehen lassen. Butter, Rapadura und […]

dark chocolate truffle tart with Brazil nut crust

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What I love about this tart: quick and easy to prepare unbeatable flavour combination of dark chocolate, raspberries, toasted nuts and a touch of salt looks chic can be stored in the fridge for days taught me how to perfectly melt chocolate without using bain-marie dark chocolate truffle tart with Brazil nut crust for the crust: 1/4 cup raw Brazil nutsolive oil for oiling tart pan1/4 cup rolled oats1/4 cup dried, shredded coconut1/4 teaspoon sea […]

a Greek wedding + a Greek celebration cake

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In August we travelled to Greece to celebrate the love between Maria and Dimitris at their wedding. We spent the whole week basking in the sun, eating mountains of Greek salad and enjoying each others company at the Gulf of Corinth. a Greek celebration cake(original recipe from the bride’s great grandmother) for the batter: 330g butter50g sugar6 eggsgrated orange peel 240g flour175g hard wheat semolina1 sachet baking powder225ml milkca. 150-200g flaked almonds for the syrup: […]

Quark cheesecake without crust

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Quark cheese cake without crust 1 kg Quark 2/3 cups sugar1 tablespoon vanilla extract4 large eggs3 tablespoons cornstarch (Maizena)100g butter (= 8 tablespoons) , melted and cooled 2 tablespoons flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 lemon, grated peel and juice Preheat the oven to 190°C and put the oven rack in the lower third of the oven. Butter the bottom and the sides of the baking form and sprinkle in flour to lightly coat the form. In […]

Christmas and butter cookies

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butter cookies 375g butter (at room temperature)150g sugar5 egg yolks500g flour Mix sugar, butter and egg yolks until creamy. With your hands fold in the flour to create a firm dough. Put the finished dough into the fridge to cool and to harden. Roll out the dough onto a floured surface and cut out the forms. Bake at 175°C for 15 to 25 minutes.