Coconut Cake

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As always: simple, fast, tasty ūüôā

Time of preparation: 70 minutes Difficulty: Easy
 Ingredients:
  • Sugar ___________160 grams
  • Condensed Milk___100 ml
  • Heavy Cream_____ 150 ml
  • Eggs____________ 4 medium
  • Backing Powder___1 sachet (16g)
  • Vanilla___________ 1 table spoon of extract
  • Shredded Coconut_ 250 grams
  • Dark chocolate____ 100 grams
  • Butter____________15 grams

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Tuscan Semolina Tart

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I moved to London, bought two round baking dishes and decided to replicate a taste of sunny Italy on my new kitchen.

I moved to London, bought two round baking dishes and decided to replicate a taste of sunny Italy on my new kitchen.

Time of preparation: 100 minutes Difficulty: Middle
Ingredients:
For dough:
  • Sugar________100 grams (caster)
  • Zest of ¬Ĺ lemon
  • Flour________ 125 grams
  • Pinch of salt
  • Yolks________3
  • Butter________75 grams
 For filling:
  • Sugar________200 grams
  • Milk__________500 ml
  • Cinnamon_____1 pinch
  • Zest of an orange
  • Ricotta cheese_350 grams
  • Semolina_____ 125 grams
For glazing:
  • Dark chocolate__200 grams
  • Heavy Cream __ 200ml
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A piece of Tuscany

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Cinnamon Squares

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A tempting combination of chocolate, cinnamon and coffee

A tempting combination of chocolate, cinnamon and coffee

Time of preparation: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients:
  • Sugar________1.25 cup + 2 tablespoons
  • Cinnamon____1 tablespoon + 2.5 teaspoons
  • Instant coffe__1.5 teaspoon
  • Flour________ 1.75 cups
  • Baking powder_2 teaspoons
  • Pinch of salt
  • Milk_________2/3 cup
  • Eggs________2
  • Vanilla extract_1/2 teaspoon
  • Butter________140 grams of butter
  • Bittersweet dark chocolate_90 grams
For glazing (optionally)
  • Bittersweet dark chocolate_175 grams
  • Butter________ 35 grams

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Lemon Caprese Cake (Torta Caprese)

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A variation of traditional Italian cake

A variation of traditional Italian cake

Time of preparation: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients (for two portions):
  • Almonds______150 grams
  • Flour_________30 grams
  • Chocolate____ 100 grams
  • Butter________120 grams
  • Eggs_________3
  • Sugar________ 150 grams
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Limoncello____2 tablespoons
  • Icing sugar

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White Chocolate Cake with Strawberries

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Must-try for every sweet-tooth ūüôā

Time of preparation: 120 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients:
For dough
  • Flour____200 grams
  • Butter___100 grams
  • Sugar Powder___80 grams
  • Yolks___ 2
  • Pinch of salt
For the filling
  • White Chocolate___230 grams
  • Cream___________375 ml
  • Yolks____________3
  • Vanilla essence___1 teaspoon
On top
500 grams of strawberries and sugar powder

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Zacher Cake. Two versions

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The real recipe of Zacher Torte doesn’t know anyone, as it is kept in the top secret by Austrian Hotel Zacher and Demel bakery. The talk of the city claims, that the cake is very simple in execution, and the result is reached by the sequence of mixing ingredients. I have two recipes which replicate the original taste most perfectly.
So, the first one: 
Time of preparation: 90 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients: 
  • Dark Chocolates____ 300 grams
  • Flour______________100 grams
  • Sugar_____________ 250 grams
  • Butter____________ 200 grams
  • Eggs_____________ 5
  • Honey ____________ 20 grams
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Spanish Chocolate Cake, Prepared without Flour

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spanish choco pie
Time of preparation: 80 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients:
Dark Chocolate ____ 150 grams
Water______________3 tablespoons
Sugar_____________100 grams
Butter____________130 grams
Eggs_____________ 4
Almonds _________ 120 grams
Baking Powder_____1 teaspoon
Rum______________3 tablespoons

For the topping:
  • Dark Chocolate___60 grams
  • Water___________2 tablespoons
  • Sugar___________2 tablespoons
  • Butter___________2 tablespoons
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