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Chocolate Shortcrust Pastry (chocolate short dough)

Chocolate Shortcrust Pastry (also known as short dough or pâte sucrée) is a slightly sweet cookie-like dough that is perfect for making fruit tarts, cream pies and cut-out cookies. It’s dead-simple to make and freezes very well. How can I use Chocolate Pastry Dough? Pâte Sucrée or Short dough bakes up with a nice crisp …

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Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Mousse FIlling

Wow, wow, wow! Chocolate cake with strawberry mousse filling. This ethereal, light as air dessert is the cake version of a chocolate covered strawberry. Can you believe it tastes even better than it looks? And it looks gorgeous! The classic flavor combination of chocolate and strawberry is celebrated in this centerpiece-worthy cake. The striking pink …

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Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies! The classic cookie is made even better with the addition of sourdough powder. You won’t believe the flavor of these cookies. If you do have a starter, I’m sure you’re always looking for new ways to use your sourdough discard. What if your starter needs a feeding but you don’t have time …

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Sourdough Cheese Crackers

Crispy Sourdough Cheese Crackers are made with powdered sourdough discard for a slightly tangy flavor. These homemade cheez-ity crackers are a tasty snack. How to use sourdough discard to make the best copycat Cheez-its: If you do have a starter, I’m sure you’re always looking for new ways to use your sourdough discard. What if your …

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Ontbijtkoek (Dutch Breakfast Cake)

Ontbijtkoek means “breakfast cake” in Dutch. You’ve gotta love a country that eats cake for breakfast. Enjoy this spice cake at breakfast-time or snack-time. Ontbijtkoek is not something Dutch people bake at home. It seems that this cake is almost always store-bought. There’s one popular brand that defines the taste and texture of Ontbijtkoek for …

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Dutch Stroopwafel Recipe (with video)

Dutch Stroopwafels don’t need any introduction. These caramel-filled waffle cookies are wildly popular and available in many US markets. Just wait until you’ve tasted a freshly-baked, homemade stroopwafel. Wow! Did you ever imagine that you could make stroopwafels at home? It’s totally doable. These are really, really good stroopwafels. Almost as good as the ones …

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