chocolate cake with apples and rum

This is a lovely cake for an afternoon tea-party, rich in taste, full of tender apple pieces and delightfully boozy; but for adults only! The cake is very easy and quick to prepare and if you don’t like the taste of rum, it is also excellent with some Brandy or Calvados or even apple juice instead of rum.

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apple cake with shortcrust pastry

Last autumn we planted a little apple tree in our garden and I’m overjoyed how many delicious and beautiful fruits our tree has given us this year. There are plenty of tasty things that can be made with apples; so stay tuned for some more luscious recipes in the next few weeks! The base for this apple cake is a cross between pastry and biscuit and tastes lovely with the juicy and slightly sour apples.

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apple pie ice cream

If you like apple pie, you will love this delicious ice cream. The smooth and creamy concoction is flavored with apples and a cinnamon crunchy streusel mixture. One scoop just isn’t enough!

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apple cake with marzipan

This apple cake is easy to prepare and gives a moist, soft and light cake. 

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apple – cinnamon – ginger rolls

Fresh, juicy apples, sweet tasting cinnamon and spicy ginger; a brilliant combination for an afternoon tea party.

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puff pastry pockets with chicken and apples

This delicious little puff pastry pockets are filled with chicken and apples. They taste amazing warm with a salad or just as a little snack for a picnic or a party. The preparation is easy and the pockets can be stored in the refrigerator for hours before baking.

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tarte tatin

There is a lovely story about the Tarte Tatin, named after the two Sisters Stéphanie and Caroline Tatin who ran the Hotel Tatin in Lamotte Beuvron in France. The story says, that one day Stéphanie started to make a traditional apple pie but lets the apples cooking in the butter and sugar for too long. Smelling the burning, she tried to rescue the tarte by putting the pastry base on the top of the apples and finishing the cooking by putting the whole pan in the oven. After turning out the upside down tarte, she was surprised, to find how much the Hotel guests appreciated the Dessert and a classic was born.

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apple pie with lattice upper crust

Perfect tasting apple pie, served with some homemade ice cream or whipped cream, is one of the all-time classic desserts.

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