Entries by sweet and spicy

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Autumn Fruit Crumble

I made this crumble because I had various fruits to use up.The apples are falling from the tree, peaches and plums from my mum in Austria and a few raspberries and blackberries were still waiting to be plucked.So, the best idea is? An Autumn Fruit Crumble, of course!

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Krapfen – Carnival Doughnuts

Once a year we have these homemade carnival doughnuts (Krapfen). When we were kids, our aunt always came to our parent’s house to make Krapfen. In Austria we call them, Carnival Krapfen, in Bayern, simply Krapfen, in some German states, they are known as Berliner, or Berliner “Pancakes”?!…. 🙂

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Quick Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

These chocolate coconut macaroons are probably the fastest cookies I have ever baked. 🙂 And they are really soft and tasty. I formed them using an ice cream scoop (small to medium size), it went really quickly. It would also work with two spoons. More cookies with coconut:Coconut MacaroonsCoconut BallsKokoskuppelnCoconut Chocolate BiscuitsCoconut SticksChocolate and Coconut […]

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Plum Sorbet

For me, plums anounces the fall. When you have fresh plums, they have to be used quickly. So I made a Plum Sorbet.A sorbet is usually poured over with sparkling wine and eaten before the main course in a menu. The mixture of plums with sparkling wine is said to stimulate digestion and reduce the […]

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Coconut Macaroons

In Austria we call it translated Coconut Kiss, and it is actually available at many fairs in Austria. But even in the Advent season they wont be missing. Our Coconut Macaroons are fluffy and really delicious! Even Mr. Spicy likes them!! 😛 More Christmas recipes with coconut:Quick Chocolate Coconut MacaroonsCoconut BallsKokoskuppelnCoconut Chocolate BiscuitsCoconut Sticks Enjoy […]


Quark Stollen

Stollen is a sweet bread with raisins, candied orange and lemon peel, and almonds. We always have it in the Advent season and for Christmas. This quark stollen is very tasty and easy to make. It can be eaten immediately or can also be left to rest a week or two.

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Plum Crumble Cake

I had so many juicy plums here, so I decided to make a Crumble Cake with Plums. Because I had some egg liqueur left, I put it in the dough. This cake was very moist, fruity and because of the crumble also crunchy. Also ran an die Zwetschken und fertig los… Let’s plum!! Ready, steady….. […]

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Strawberry Dumplings

How nice the strawberry season is! We love the little red fruits! The strawberry fields are full and just waiting to be picked and nibbled. In Austria, we like to have sweet food for lunch, such as apricot dumplings, potato fingers or apfelschlangerl. The list could go on forever. 🙂Today we have strawberry dumplings.Main course […]

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Chocolate Kipferl

The baking of christmas cookies and biscuits in the Advent season is a tradition. So to say pre-christmas attunement, with christmas carols in the background mixed with the scent of typical christmas spices. New is this Chocolate Kipferl.

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Poppy seed, plum strudel

It’s autumn, when you get up in the morning and it’s no more 22 degrees but 2. Brrrr…. Altho during the day the sun shines beautiful. The local fruits: apples, pears, plums and nuts are ready for harvest. So today we will do something with plums – a poppy seed plum strudel!

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Rhubarb Sour Cream Cake

Spring is here! Its rhubarb time! As a kid we loved to wear the huge rhubarb leaf as a hat. Unfortunately we don’t have rhubarb in our garden, fortunately we have markets selling regional fruits and vegetables. Actually rhubarb is a vegetable, but it is mostly used in sweet dishes, or as juice, marmalade, jam […]

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This is the best Gingerbread ever!!For us it is a must to bake these gingerbread for christmas. Often it is the problem, that the gingerbread get hard. But not with this one. The dough has to be prepared and stored for two weeks before baking. You can also build a gingerbread house! More Christmas Cookie […]

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Cat Tongue Biscuits

We have this Cat Tongue Biscuits since years for Christmas time. Delicious and easy to make. Some more biscuits:Christmas BeetlesLemon Crescent CookiesPoppy Seed BiscuitsLinz “Eye“ Cookies Enjoy baking!Maggi & Family Please do not hesitate to share your ideas with me!Suggestions and critics are welcome.Instagram: use #sweetandspicyde or @sweetandspicy.de, so I can see your creations.Thank you!