Crackle Chocolate Cookies

Ugly cookies are delicious… and they’re actually pretty. It is the first time I am making this type of cookies, even though I’ve been planning to make them for years now.  I try not to bake unless I have a reason, which this time was Saint Nicholas day, and share the sweets immediately after I…

Marbled Chocolate Cake

What can I say? I bought too many chocolate candies for Halloween… and I was eating the leftovers like there was no tomorrow. Since, I still have one third of the bucket full of chocolate candy in the house; I think might be more of a troublemaker, then a problem solver. The cake was really…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I baked this banana bread for a friend. Honestly, it was for a friend, but as I am preparing this blog post, I really wish I made one for myself as well. No worries, I still have half a bucket of candies from Halloween. You can find an older recipe for  chocolate marbled banana bread…

Apple & pecan coffe cake *Prajitura cu mere si nuci

        Mondayzz! Perfect day to continue baking old time favorites, like this apples and pecan simple cake. This was my favorite cake when I was a little girl, so I had to recreate it during this nostalgic cooking period in my life. It’s not the first time I am talking about this…

Mama’s marble sponge cake * Reteta de chec a mamei

            This is my mom’s recipe for marble sponge cake. I miss my mom, so I had to make something that would bring me back home …at least smell/ taste/ eat wise. My mom makes the best cakes and sweet breads in the world, of course, and this was just a pale replica of her…