Archive of ‘Desserts’ category

Farmer Cookies

© Claudia's Cookbook - Farmers Cookies 13 First off – welcome to my newly redesigned website! I hope you like it. On a whim, I spent the better part of yesterday night playing with different designs and incorporating my content into it. I wanted a more visual layout. I hope I have succeeded! To celebrate, let’s eat some cookies!  (more…)

7 Layers in Heaven Bar

© Claudia's Cookbook - 7 Layers in Heaven Bar 13It’s been a while since Claudia and I actually sat down to bake together, which is fairly contradictory to my actual goal of this blog. Therefore, we made it our mission to set some time aside and get our bake on this past weekend. We also had Christmas movies on in the background. (more…)

Brown Sugar Streusel Rhubarb Muffins

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My favourite time of year to bake is early summer, when rhubarb and all kinds of berries are fresh and in season. I have so many sticks of rhubarb that I don’t know what to do with it. I often make crisps or crumbles, but this time I wanted to adapt an awesome cake recipe that my Mother-in-Law gave me into muffins. (more…)

White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Biscotti

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I have almost fully recovered from my food coma of Christmas 2014. I had 3 family dinners in the span of 4 days. All of them were filled with Ukrainian food that consisted of dough, butter, onions, more butter and the odd slice of turkey. Don’t even get me started on the sheer volume of chocolate that was also consumed. It was all worth it. But, I am already dreading my triumphant return to the gym next week.  (more…)

Pampushky (Ukrainian Doughnuts)

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I deemed this past Saturday “Deep Frying Day”. Claudia came over early, as we had a lot of Ukrainian cooking to do. All of which consisted of frying dough in hot oil. All of which was absolutely delicious. It had been quite a few years since I have had Pampushky. They are Ukrainian style doughnuts that are traditionally filled with either poppy seeds or prunes. (more…)

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