Category Archives: Cakes, Muffins and Cupcakes

Cherry Almond Clafoutis

Cherry Almond Clafoutis - Baking After Dark

Clafoutis is the French tribute to cherries. It is a fusion of a custard and cake and is one of the best spring desserts. The texture is very light, yet creamy and the juicy cherries compliment beautifully the sweetness of the batter.

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Double Chocolate Cherry Muffins

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Strawberries are yesterday’s news, because right now I am head over heels in love with cherries. I love all fruits, maybe as a compensation for my detest for vegetables, but the sweet, juicy cherry is one of my favorite. And right know they are starting to show up in every store, on very street. Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cakе

I am not exactly a trendy person. Actually I could easily call myself being lame and old-fashioned. I don’t have a Twitter account or an iPhone, I don’t cut my hair based on the fashion tendencies, and I will never wear thick rimmed glasses. Of course there are things that are popular and I like and do, but because they fit my nature. Continue reading

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Strawberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

Strawberry Muffins with Streusel Topping-1

I find myself leaning towards easy, no fuss, baking projects lately. I don’t know if it’s some kind of belated spring fatigue, but I definitely crave moments of complete relaxation and soothing drinks. My energy and inspiration are on very low settings right now. But because I have a new life strategy, quoting that the only sweets I am allowed to consume, are the ones I personally make, it is vital to keep baking. Really vital, if you know what I mean. ;) Continue reading

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Strawberry Nutella Pound Cake

Strawberry Nutella Pound Cake-4

I’ve been thinking about this cake for two days now. You see, I’m in a mission to incorporate strawberries in every single dessert recipe there is. So far this is my second. We’ll see how long this obsession will go on. Continue reading

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