Maulwurftorte – German Molehill Cake

Maulwurftorte - German Molehill Cake

I made a Maulwurftorte, a German molehill cake, for my birthday. As you can see, the cake looks like a molehill. It’s rather easy to make, but really delicious. First I baked the chocolate hazelnut sponge cake; I actually made it the day before I served the Maulwurftorte as I was short on time. Once […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Charlotte

Strawberry Rhubarb Charlotte

Our strawberry rhubarb charlotte was inspired by one we had at Au Pied de Cochon this past June. We were so impressed by the delicious dessert that I adapted it for Tomiko’s unofficial birthday party over the Canada Day long weekend. The tart rhubarb makes this strawberry rhubarb charlotte really special, since we can only […]

Oma’s German Dessert Waffles

Oma's Dessert Waffles

Our Oma would make these cake-like dessert waffles in her heart-shaped waffle iron. These are great fresh, or dried out and dunked in coffee or tea. Then, our Mama said she used to quickly whip these up when unexpected guests came to call – company could start eating the first batch while the rest baked […]

Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

Chocolate marble pound cake was our mom’s go-to dessert when we kids. Although she’s an excellent cook, she never really liked baking and would always use a box mix for pound cake. Her signature was to create a chocolate marble pound cake by mixing in a bit of cocoa to half of the batter.  When […]

Dufflet Tiramisu Birthday Cake

Dufflet Tiramisu Birthday Cake

We picked up a Dufflet tiramisu cake for Karlos’ birthday last month. Last year I made him a chocolate turtle birthday cake, but this year he didn’t want a homemade one and the only alternative to a homemade birthday cake is one from Dufflet! Dufflet Pastries is a local bakery chain that has three locations throughout […]

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