Freitag, 24. Januar 2014

Brown Sugar Maple Muffins

Brown Sugar Maple Muffins

2 cups wheat flour 
1/2 cup brown sugar 
2 tsp baking powder 
1/2 tsp salt 
3/4 cup milk 
1/2 cup butter, melted 
1/2 cup maple syrup 
1/4 cup plain yogurt  
1 egg 
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
    In a separate bowl, combine milk, butter, syrup, yogurt, egg and vanilla.
  3. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients, just until moistened.
  4. Prepare muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray or paper liners. Recipe will make 48 mini-muffins or 12 regular-sized muffins.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees; 11-13 minutes for mini-muffins or 16-20 minutes for regular-sized.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans.

Samstag, 11. Januar 2014

Whole Orange Cake & Lemon Zest Glaze


Whole Orange Cake


1 large whole orange, skin and all (please wash very good with hot water)
180g (6 1/2 oz) melted butter (no margarine)
3 eggs

1 Cup Caster Sugar
1,5 Cups of SR flour (self-rising flour)


Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
Grease and flour your mold.
Cut your orange into quarters and process the whole orange, including skin and pith
(as long as the pith is not too thick).
Add all the other ingredients and process until mixed.
Bake for 40 - 45 minutes.

Self-rising flour:

2 Cups flour
1 Tbs baking powder
a dash of salt
Sift everything together and mix it well.

Lemon Zest Glaze


2 Cups Icing sugar
2 Tbs finely grated lemon zest
1/3 Cup fresh lemon juice


In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 cups icing sugar, 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest, and 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice until smooth. 


Rezept ergibt ca. 270 g self-rising flour

260 g Mehl
1 EL Backpulver
1 gute Prise Salz

Einfach alle Zutaten gut miteinander vermischen und fertig.

Freitag, 3. Januar 2014

Tarte au chocolat

Tarte au chocolat

7 oz dark chocolate (min. 55%)
1 Cup Margarine
1 Cup Icing Sugar
5 Eggs
2 Tbs Flour


Preheat the oven to 360 F. 
Melt the chocolate and margarine in a water bath. 
Mix in the flour, icing sugar and 5 eggs one after another.
Stir until it results in a homogeneous mass. 
Fill the mass in a greased pie dish and bake for 15 minutes. 
This can be served with fresh fruit and whipped cream.

 Tarte au chocolat

200g Dunkle Schokolade (min. 55%)
200g Margarine
100g Puderzucker
5 Eier
2 EL Mehl

Den Ofen auf 180°C vorheizen.
Die Schokolade und die Margarine im Wasserbad schmelzen.
Das Mehl, den Puderzucker und die 5 Eier eins nachdem anderen unterrühren.
So lange rühren, bis es eine homogene Masse ergibt.
Die Masse in eine gefettete Tarteform füllen und 15 Minuten backen.
Dazu kann man frisches Obst und Sahne reichen.