homemade peanut butter recipe from scratch

Homemade peanut butter

Do you know how easy it is to make homemade peanut butter? 

That delicious, creamy spread, often paired with sweet jelly, is actually pretty easy to make from scratch!

The great part about making peanut butter at home is you can adjust the ingredients according to taste.

You can add more or less salt, honey or sugar to ‘play’ with its sweetness, you can even adjust your texture just the way you like it (some like it creamy, others prefer it crunchy).

How do you make homemade peanut butter? Here’s the recipe: Continue reading “Homemade peanut butter”

strawberry pie baked from scratch recipe

Strawberry pie baked from scratch

Who would’t love going back in time just to have a bite of they’re grandma’s strawberry pie baked from scratch?

Smelling that fresh baked pie smell… Being the one to have the first bite… Not to mention licking the bowls while waiting for the yummy goodness to bake!

Strawberries began making an appearance on the fresh market lately, so pie season is officially open!

Even though nothing compares to Nanna’s pies, turns out baking one from scratch is not all that complicated!

With this type of pastry pie, the good news is  you can replace the strawberries with any other fresh fruit: wild fruit or other berries, apricot, plums… Or you could just use jam or chocolate cream and not add any fruit at all!

Now, lace your aprons and let’s start baking! Continue reading “Strawberry pie baked from scratch”

giant donuts with jam and sour cream

Giant donuts with jam and sour cream

These fried giant donuts with jam and sour cream are simply mouthwatering.

They’re really fast and easy to prepare. The perfect recipe if you’re strapped for time but in the mood for something sweet!

I’ve discovered this dessert while eating out one day, a few years back. I remember seeing the giant donut portion brought to someone sitting over the next table and thought… hmm… that looks suspiciously delicious! I must have it!

So, I did.

It was love at first bite!

I think the restaurant around me could have gone down in flames, I wouldn’t have bothered to get up and leave until I finished my donut!

Problem was, this dessert is quite expensive, especially if you also have to fork out money to pay for the main course while eating out. So, why not just cook it at home?

Here’s how: Continue reading “Giant donuts with jam and sour cream”

flourless chocolate orange cake

Flourless chocolate orange cake

How much do you love cakes?

Yeah, I know, calories, etc., etc.

But what if the cake is flourless? Would you dive into a flourless chocolate orange cake?

It’s really easy to prepare, and fast too. Not to mention delicious.

Seriously, you’ll probably have to hide it from anyone with a sweet tooth in your family. Otherwise, you’ll end up like me: baking it, smelling it…watching it melt away in someone else’s mouth.

Ever since I discovered this recipe, I started baking more often. It rarely happens that we have chocolate lying around the house, but when we do, I know exactly what to do with it!

But enough chit chat, here’s how to bake a delicious flourless chocolate orange cake: Continue reading “Flourless chocolate orange cake”