Peanut Cranberry Cookies

(Deutsch) For a long time I was convinced that there is no such thing as a cranberry in Germany. This is simply because we mostly use the word „cranberry“, too, and have been for the last couple of years now. I don’t know, maybe that’s just me but I was quite astonished when finding out that it was the same thing as the berry that I knew under a different name. I realise I don’t really come out of this story as very smart. Normally I’m no friend of dried fruit in my sweets. I cannot stand it when people (or adverts) try to pass it off as a healthy sweet…it’s fruit – come on! Anyhow, so I wasn’t too sure about trying this recipe. But seriously – the sour cranberry, the salty peanut and the sweet cookie dough – wow, I mean – you really got something there! Also, make sure to try the other flavours: Chocolate Chip, Cashew Lemon or Chocolate Banana.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

(Deutsch) It’s time for another raffle! I had this craving for American Cookies for weeks now so I decided to do a late-night baking session yesterday and experimented a bit. This week you’ll get the recipes for: Cranberry-Peanut, Chocolate-Banana and, my personal favourite, Cashew-Lemon Cookies. For the ones who prefer the classic version – today I am sharing the Chocolate Chip recipe. Originally it’s my friend Marie’s who travels a lot and once spend a year in the US. There of course she was sitting right at the source. The delicious, mouth watering cookie-source. And I now have the permission to share this, slightly modified, recipe with you. Yeahy!

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Blueberry Muffins

(Deutsch) Blueberry muffins are such a classic thing to eat out for me, which is why I never borthered to make them myself. It’s just too easy to find delicious once … well…almost anywhere really. But since my boyfriend‘s latest obsession are blueberries that’s all that weh ad at home when I felt like baking the other day. And boy am I glad about it! When looking at recepies I kept wondering why there is so much flour and so much milk in the muffins. I mean – really? I would have made a normal muffin batter and just put blueberries in. No? …Ok. I had to experiment a little but I finally found the mix I love – fruity, light and not too sweet. Have fun making those tasty treats!

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Midsummer Lemon Cake

(Deutsch) I forgot what the questions was but I remember that the answer was lemons! A good lemon cake has to have are a beautifully balanced mix between sweet and sour. Unfortunately many recipes don’t, so what you get is a cake that is disgustingly sweet with a hint of lemon. But today we won’t settle for that! This summery lemon cake with the beautifully easy-to-make bunting decoration is made with marzipan and a fresh cream cheese icing. It’s an acrobat that masters the fine line between sweet and sour and is ready to run off with a circus. We bunting decoration leaves room for creativity and makes your cake the perfect cake to bring to a summer Party.

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Porridge with berries

(Deutsch) Porridge sounds a lot better than oatmeal gruel. When traveling through New Zealand with my friend, I bought a two-kilo packet on the first day. As we had a car I could easily take it with me and I would make porridge every other morning. Firstly, porridge is delicious and nutritious and secondly it is cheap. If you are on a spontaneous vacation like a six-week trip through New Zealand it might be a bit ridiculous to say that’s where I started saving some money, but I did. So I had porridge one day and pancakes the other day and this is probably why all days where awesome – cause that’s how they started.

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