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Chocolate Mousse and Praline Entremet

Chocolate Mousse and Praline Entremet

Last week was my husband’s birthday so I attempted to make him an entremet. For the ones who do not know what an entremet is, the Wikipedia explains it: an entremet is a multi-layered mousse-based cake with various complementary flavors and varying textural contrasts. Yes, sounds fancy and very European but it is also very delicious. […]

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Chocolate Ganache Meringue Torte

Chocolate Ganache Meringue Torte

Chocolate ganache meringue torte is one of my favorite tortes out there. Easy to make, delicate and elegant is definitely a good choice for any romantic dinner. I used the term “torte”, but I do realize that not everyone knows what a torte is. Well, a torte is a multilayered cake that can be filled […]

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Farmers Cheese Cake With Lemon And Coconut

Farmers Cheese Cake With Lemon And Coconut

Farmers Cheese Cake with Lemon and Coconut is a very old recipe that I own since for ever. I made it several times for parties, potlucks, special occasions or just for Sunday afternoon dinners. It is a Romanian recipe. The recipe uses lemon juice and lemon zest in a cream made with farmers cheese, butter, lemon […]

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Coffee Buttercream Frosting Cake

Coffee Buttercream Frosting Cake

  This coffee buttercream frosting cake is, again, very easy to make. The cake is made with flour and walnuts, and the frosting is buttercream flavored with instant coffee. It is not very sweet and believe me, it is delicious! You will need:  For the cake: 6 eggs separated 3 Tbsp flour 10 Tbsp sugar […]

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Upside Down Peach Cake

Upside Down Peach Cake

  I have this recipe from a Romanian Cooking book, but there are also many versions out there that look delicious. I thought this one is very easy to make so I chose it for today, as it is 3rd of July and tomorrow we celebrate Independence Day. If you go out for a picnic […]

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Walnut Cake with Egg Yolk Glaze

Walnut Cake with Egg Yolk Glaze

  This is a very old Romanian recipe.  Everybody calls it “that recipe of walnut cake with egg yolk glaze” and it is quite popular among Romanians. It is a delicious and not very sweet cake. I did some research and I actually found a version of the recipe in my old Romanian cooking book […]

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