• Cranberry Lemon Pound Cake
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    Cranberry Lemon Pound Cake

    If you want your New Years morning to be a little more special, bake this Cranberry Lemon Pound Cake to have it ready for your breakfast coffee. This is my second time buying and trying cranberries. Until now, I’ve never seen them in the grocery store. Even though they are expensive, I was super curious to see how they taste like. When we got out of the grocery store, my entire family tried one of them. They were sour and bitter at the same time. I was kinda disappointed because I expected them to be different. And then I thought, that I should bake a pound cake. And this is the…

  • CARDAMOM SPICED GINGER COOKIES
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    Spiced Cardamom Ginger Cookies

    If you are anything like me, you love your coffee! You love it so much that you want to pair it with something. And these Spiced Cardamom Ginger Cookies are perfect for coffee! I love Christmas cookies, shortbreads, gingerbread, everything Christmas, but since I’m not such a fan of sweets, I love more to bake them instead of eating them. Is that weird? I love to bake stuff, but for the pleasure of baking, not the eating. And when I make some cookies, I like to make a small batch of them and to try different kinds of them with my coffee. So, today I said I wanted to try some…

  • Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (3 ingredients!)
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    Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (3 ingredients!)

    If you like store-bought Peanut Butter Cups, you will totally love these homemade ones. They’re super good and have only 3 ingredients. I am not really a fan of sweets, I eat something sweet very rarely, from time to time, but when I do, I want something delicious and if it’s possible, no bake. These homemade peanut butter cups are perfect when you want something sweet, but healthier and you don’t want to spend a lot in the kitchen. They come together in no time and you can freeze them to have a little treat ready for you when you need one. Ingredients: 150 g of chocolate chips 50 g…

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    Amaretti Tiramisu for Two

    This Amaretti Tiramisu for Two dessert is perfect for summer because it doesn’t require an oven and it’s made in just a few minutes. Who doesn’t like that?  🙂  Ingredients: 150 g of mascarpone cheese, at room temperature 1 fresh egg, at room temperature 3 tablespoons of sugar 200 ml of strong coffee, at room temperature 1 tablespoon of Amaretto or Rum Amaretti biscuits cacao powder Prepare 2 bowls, crack the egg and separate it. In the bowl with the egg yolk add 3 tablespoons of sugar and in the bowl with the whites, add a pinch of salt. Make some strong coffee, let it cool completely and add 1…

  • Crunchy Cereal Chocolate Bars | booksandlavender.com
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    Crunchy Cereal Chocolate Bars

    These Crunchy Cereal Chocolate Bars are perfect for summer treats when it’s too hot outside to actually bake something. Ingredients: 50-60 g of crunchy cereal 250 g of chocolate of your choice 1 tablespoon of coconut oil As you can see, this recipe requires only 3 simple ingredients, and it’s made in less than 5 minutes. Because we don’t need an oven for this recipe, we freeze the bars for at least 2 hours and it’s done!  🙂 Gather your ingredients. In a big bowl add the coconut oil and the chocolate cut into cubes. Add the bowl to the microwave and melt the chocolate 30 seconds at a time. Stir…

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    No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfait (for two!)

    You will love this No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfait. It’s super easy to make and extremely delicious. And it’s for two! Ingredients: 100 g of room temperature cream cheese 100 ml of cold heavy whipping cream 200 g of raspberries 100 g of digestive biscuits 1 tablespoon of honey 4 tablespoons of coconut sugar 1/2 a teaspoon of lemon juice 1/2 a teaspoon of vanilla powder You´ll see that this dessert is super easy to make and oh my! so delicious. It takes under 10 minutes to make, from start to finish. In a food processor add the digestive biscuits, 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar and blend until they have a…

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    BEST Oatmeal, Chocolate and Blueberry Cookies

    These Oatmeal, Chocolate and Blueberry Cookies are the best cookies I have made, they beat even the classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, and that’s not easy, they’re that good. These cookies are prepared in 10 minutes and one bowl. How easy is that? Ingredients: 100 g of coconut sugar 80 ml of grapeseed oil (or coconut oil) 1 egg 2 tablespoons of homemade hazelnut spread 100 g of oats 80 g of whole-wheat flour 1/4 of a teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 a teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 of a teaspoon of vanilla powder 150 g of blueberries, fresh or frozen Start by preparing all your ingredients, this way it takes only…