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Gingerbread Petits Fours

Gingerbread Petits Fours

I’m still waiting for the healthy new year’s resolutions to kick in, but secretly I’m procrastinating until after Valentine’s Day to decide on a fitness membership or new gym class. You can’t rush these kind of life decisions! Meanwhile I’m thinking of new ways to recycle all of my leftover Christmas cookies and created delicious Gingerbread Petits Fours. Continue Reading…

Christmas/ Sweets

Gingerbread truffles

gingerbread truffles

Can you believe that it is almost Christmas? Like every year I don’t know where the time has gone!

I wanted to save my most Christmassy recipe for last: Gingerbread truffles. In my book nothing says Christmas like Gingerbread. The aroma of gingerbread spices filling up your home (and tummy) and the sweet and spicy flavors tingling your taste buds.

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Cakes/ Christmas/ Sweets

DAY 24: My first gingerbread house!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

I hope you are spending a lovely day with your families and friends!

I made my very first gingerbread house! I wanted to do one for so long and this year I finally made one. I would love to tell that it was super easy to make it, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It took me hours, endless batches of icing and I was on the verge of throwing everything away when my house collapsed for the fifth time. But then my boyfriend saved the day as he realized that I built it wrong!  Please don’t ask how it possible to build a gingerbread house wrong, but I managed to do just that… All in all it was quite messy but I’m proud of my little house!

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Cakes/ Christmas/ Sweets

DAY 17: Gingerbread cake bars

The pink rum glaze of these gingerbread cake bars can usually be found on a typical Austrian dessert, ‘Punschkrapfen’. Inspired by this dessert, but wanting to make it more Christmas appropriate, I made a Gingerbread spiced cake, brushed with apricot jam and glazed with homemade rum glaze. Stressing homemade because I would normally just buy the ready-made glaze from Manner. Determined to recreate the store-bought glaze, I think I came pretty close in imitating the color and taste. Plus, it is more helpful if you want to try the recipe and can’t get your hands on the store-bought glaze.

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