Anna´s Budapest roll

Our kids were coming over for Easter and I wanted to make some Gelato, after making the Gelato I had many egg whites left, I know that you can freeze the egg whites but I came to think of Budapest roll which is a Swedish cake and not Hungarian as one might think. The creator is said to be Ingvar Strid who was a confectioner from Vetlanda, the reason why he called it Budapest roll remains a mystery. The classical Budapest roll is made with hazelnuts and mandarin segments in a can. Continue reading “Anna´s Budapest roll”

Marbled Cake

The Swedish name for this cake is “Tigerkaka”, or “Tiger cake”,  but I guess that the correct translation is Marble Cake. At the end of the 1970s, I bought a cookie mold, it also contained some recipes. A recipe that is incredibly frequent in our household is the marble cake. It is still our kids favorite cake. We also have fun how the chocolate mix is ​​distributed every time, we have a little guess game about what it represents, I think I enjoy the game more than anyone else 😊 Continue reading “Marbled Cake”

Delicious cake with dates and nuts

There are few things that most Iranian household always have at home. Dates and walnuts are among these ingredients. I saw a TV program where they made a date cake and got very inspired to do my own version. Here is my interpretation. I decorated my cake with icing – but it is not necessary, the cake is such a delight without the icing as well. Continue reading “Delicious cake with dates and nuts”

Gothab – or Persian sweet nuggets

As a child, I was quite fussy when it came to food and sweets. These cookies nevertheless were and still are one of my favorites.  Very delicious and quite easy to make.

For a luxurious version – add some saffron mixed with one or two tablespoons of warm water to the dough. Wonderful cookies for Easter. Continue reading “Gothab – or Persian sweet nuggets”

Wonderful Zucchini cake


 

Carrot cake is a favorite in our household, but I thought we needed to renew ourselves. Had a big Zucchini at home and wanted to do something about it. Zucchini burgers of course but the zucchini I had at home was big enough to do something more with it. I decided to make a zucchini cake. One might think it’s strange to have vegetables in cakes but I guarantee – you will just love this cake.

The recipe is a combination of my recipe for carrot cake, gingerbread and some additional stuff. You will not regret making this delicious cake, I promise you!  The cake is moist and durable. Fold it in aluminum foil and store in the refrigerator. Well – that thing about durable 😊 we eat it all within 2 – 3 days! Continue reading “Wonderful Zucchini cake”