Posts Tagged presents from the kitchen

Orange Cantuccini

Orange Cantuccini

Cantuccini (or Cantucci/Biscotti di Prato) are traditional Italian almond cookies from the region around Florence. They are baked twice – once in the whole loaf and then cut into pieces – which makes them keep extra long, but they are also …

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Last minute present from the kitchen: Vanillekipferl

Last minute present from the kitchen: Vanillekipferl

Funny how differently I approach the Christmas season from year to year. Last year I started my first christmas baking at the end of September to prepare for my Advent calendar here on Strudel & Cream.
This year Christmas sneaked up on me, at least in the kitchen. I …

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Raspberry Dark Chocolate & Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles

Raspberry Dark Chocolate & Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles

I love raspberries – in case you never noticed. And I love numbers … also just in case … About every fifth of my posts this year used raspberries as an ingredient. I …

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Chocolate + orange + champagne = ?

Chocolate + orange + champagne = ?

What does the equation “chocolate + orange + champagne” equal to for you? Truffles for me. Why so festive you are asking?

Strudel & Cream is turning one!

I can’t believe it, but one year ago I decided to change things …

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Cranberry chocolate truffles

Cranberry chocolate truffles

I am becoming a bigger and bigger fan of homemade truffles. They are so easy to make – at least these ones… and they make a great present or just a lovely side for a cup of tea or coffee.

These truffles are a variation of the pistachio truffles I posted in December ….

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Advent Calendar Day 13 – Cranberry-white chocolate muffin baking mix

Advent Calendar Day 13 - Cranberry-white chocolate muffin baking mix

Muffins. MUUUUUFFFFFIIIIIIINNNNSSSSSSS. I think there can never be enough of them. At least I can never get enough. They are quick and easy to prepare and make such a nice snack, dessert or bring along. With this baking mix you will …

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Advent Calendar Day 11 – White chocolate truffles with coconut and lime

Advent Calendar Day 11 - White chocolate truffles with coconut and lime

“Life is like a box of truffles. You never know what you get.” to freely quote Forrest Gump.
Today’s sweets are deceptive: they look like coconut balls but the …

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Advent Calendar Day 10 – Hot chocolate on spoons

Advent Calendar Day 10 - Hot chocolate on spoons

Since I thought about making hot chocolate on sticks (aka spoons) as edible Christmas presents I seem to stumble upon them everywhere. With everywhere I do not only mean the virtual world, I especially mean …

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Advent Calendar Day 7 – Pistachio chocolate truffles

Advent Calendar Day 7 - Pistachio chocolate truffles

The first time ever. First time ever I made some kind of truffles. For an easy start, I decided on a very simple recipe. All you need is dark chocolate, cream and pistachios – apart from …

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