Oat Cookies with Walnuts, Dates & Raisins

The cookie season is in full swing now and emerging in my kitchen oat cookies hit record numbers:) This recipe is about soft inside and crunchy outside, truly oaty and sweet cookies. Containing oats, spices, nuts, fruit, spelt and oat flours. Designed for kids! And approved by them:) Happy baking!:)Takes 40 mins (prep – 15-20 mins,…

Spiced Almond Pear Pie

This semi-sweet pear pie is one of those melting-in-your-mouth desserts. Its almond crust is super tender and crumbly, the pear filling is zesty and luscious. Tastes best on the second day when spices enhance the flavour even more. Despite not-so-pretty “dark” look the pie tastes heavenly:) Happy baking! Serves 6-8Takes 1 hr 35 mins (prep –…

Chocolate Orange Tart ♥

A special treat for chocoholics! Rich, bittersweet, chocolatey! Made for my sister Sue who had a birthday this week ♥ This tart is a combination of melting-in-your-mouth souffle-like chocolate filling and a tender chocolate nutty crust. The cooking process takes a while and requires a lot of patience but it’s absolutely worth it! Happy baking!:)…

Frosted rye gingerbread

A variation of semi-sweet and less fatty than usual gingerbread. The rye gingerbread!:) I’ve been experimenting a lot with rye flour recently. And now can faithfully tell that all the simple baking goods made out of it turn out delicious. Rye can be highly competitive with wheat! There’s some difference in taste, but not crucial. I keep…

Trinidad coconut sweet loaf (cake)

Here is an adapted recipe of delicious Carribean coconut bread which is called by the name of the island of Trinidad. I’ve made minor changes to the recipe that didn’t affect the outcome (had to add yogurt as the batter was too dry. That could be milk too, but I had only yogurt). It came out fragrant, soft inside and…

Fruit cake, fruit loaf

A feastful fruit bread! Super fragrant, moist, containing a mix of various dried fruit:) Better slice it when completely cooled and set, after a few hours (on my photos the loaf is still warm with a not-yet-firmed texture. I grabbed the only chance to photograph it)        Ingredients 110 g corn/olive/vegetable oil 200 g sour…