Chestnut Apple Wreath {by}

Five a Month: Chestnut and Apple Yeast Wreath

Another month has gone by and it is time for another round of Five a Month. This will also be the last round for this year and I must say, I am so happy and thankful to have found such nice fellow bloggers to start this great challenge. So far we already had three rounds and Read More


Cranberry Muffins {by}

This week we had a Christmas Party at work, so I was planning to bring some muffins along. As I got my hands on some fresh cranberries (which is hard to get here) I immediately knew that I wanted to bake some cranberry muffins. I love the tartness of these fruits and combined with some Continue Reading


Fruit Jewels

Fruit Jewels {by}

If you couldn't resist to bake some Zimtsterne, than you probably ended up with some left-over egg yolks. Yesterday I already showed you one way to use them by making some delicious chocolate coffee spritzcookies. So in case you are not into chocolate or into coffee (than what kind of person are you anyway?) I Continue Reading


Chocolate Coffee Spritz Cookies (Spritzgebäck) {by}

Yesterday I showed you my beloved Zimtsterne. In this recipe you only needed some egg whites, so today I want to show you a recupie where you can use those left over egg yolks (tomorrow I will show you yet another one). I made a new version of Spritzcookies with chocolate and coffee. Maybe you remember my Continue Reading


Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars)

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars) {by}

My most favorite Christmas cookies are by far Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars). The reason why I haven't baked them last year is simply because they are quite frustrating to make. I am sorry to tell you that ugly truth, but believe me, they are worth the effort! If you love cinnamon you must try it, you Continue Reading


Speculaas (Speculoos, Speculatius)  Cookies {by}

One of my most favorite cookies for Christmas (and during the year) are Dutch Speculaas. I love the crispness and the spice. Ideal with a cup of tea. As Speculaas are hard to find here in Switzerland, I decided to try to make my own. Luckily last year for Christmas we were in the Netherlands Continue Reading