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How to make Ladyfingers

I am making Tiramisu from scratch. The basis for that Italian dessert are Ladyfingers. Although you can buy them int he store, the recipe recommends “quality” ones. I figured I could make them myself, which would be quality ones. Right?

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Leipziger Lerche – A Local Specialty

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Give me a drum roll please! Here it comes! The one and only Leipiger Lerche (Leipzig Lark) recipes is finally here. I have already shared enough cupcake recipes, like this, this, and this. But up until now I had no real occasion to make the other half of my blog title: Leipziger Lerchen. It’s like, well, actually there is nothing I can compare it with. See for yourself.

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Eclairs with Raspberry Cream

Delicious eclair with even better cream filling.

Before I get started: there is a Giveaway on this blog. Check it out: Easter Giveaway!

Most of my baking happens because I want to bring something to a party or meeting. I ponder for a while what I should make and usually find something because I have the ingredients or because it goes with the theme. Most of the time I have never made the recipe before, I like to venture into the unknown and hope it will work out in time.

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Schokoküsse

Colourful Carnival Version

You don’t speak German to understand, well, here’s the English word for word translation: chocolate kisses. No, not Hershey’s Kisses… The dictionary says: chocolate marshmallows or small chocolate-covered cream cake. But neither of those do the thing justice. So the only thing I can think of is giving you the German name…and a pictures of course. Those are the ones I made but they are not looking like the ones from the store, obviously. It’s a bit tricky but stay with me because it’s a fun and different treat.

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