Homemade cinnamon rolls are truly the best! Today I’ve baked American-style cinnamon rolls with chestnut filling. They’re very moist, fluffy and flavourful and have creamy frosting on top. I adapted a recipe, The Best American-Style Cinnamon Rolls, by adding chestnut purée (about 100 g) and a little bit of cocoa powder to the cinnamon filling.
Initially, I intended to make Swedish cinnamon buns. I found a recipe and got some crucial ingredients: ground cardamom, cinnamon and pearl sugar. But eventually, I replaced the cinnamon filling with chocolate, as Luca doesn’t like cinnamon and he seemed to expect me to use Nutella instead. The recipe I chose was quite nice (Swedish
The last four months have been busy, settling down into the new apartment, teaching, travelling for the conference and writing chapter drafts. I wasn’t in a baking mood, although I baked frequently for two years until I moved out of the old flat. On Friday, I baked! The recipe I chose for my first baking
Yesterday, I baked Donal Skehan’s Peach and Blueberry Pound Cake! This will be the last cake I bake at this flat, so I wanted to bake something special. The reason why I chose this cake was that by chance I found some ripe peaches at a supermarket. It’s always a success when I decide on
Today, I’ve baked Banana Bread with Chocolate and Walnut, using Donal Skehan’s recipe again! When I made Banana and Chocolate Bread using the same recipe last time, it was very moist and had a great consistency with chocolate. Here’s the post from last time – Week 98: Hard work pays off. I’ve added walnuts to
Today I baked blueberry muffins as always, using a recipe in Twist by Martha Collison. I’m a big fan and bake the muffins every other week! Blueberry, banana and nuts are great for breakfast muffins. I always leave my dough in the fridge overnight and bake it the following morning. The muffins become very moist