Browsing Category Desserts

Gluten free banana bread

A few years ago I found out that banana gives amazing softness to the dough. Since then I use it almost in all kinds of sweet dough. It is a really great fruit which you can use in many different ways .. puddings, cakes, muesli, cookies … you can eat it for breakfast, dessert, as a snack .. or you can make the banana bread!  In…

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Floating islands

If you find yourself in France, from where this recipe comes from, and you want to eat a Floating islands, you will order œufs à la neige, while in Belgrade you will ask to bring you Šnenokle. I’m sure you’ve all tried the Floating islands. Reading my mother’s recipes I found this one and I was happy because I almost forgot about it. Another dessert which…

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Honey energy bars

Many people think that energy and power are obtained exclusively from strong, high-calorie foods, but the truth is hidden in these small seeds rich of fibers, iron, and vitamins. Pregnancy and breastfeeding afterwards, encouraged me to pay more attention to food allowed for celiacs yet not so healthy. Pregnant women and nurses pay attention to the harmfulness of cigarettes and alcohol during this period but…

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Choco lava cookies

Chocolate is always in. No matter if it is raining or snowing outside … there is never enough of chocolate! Choco lava cookies are soft and crispy outside with an amazing chocolate cream inside. Roasted hazelnut in the middle makes every bite unique. This recipe is not one of the easiest or fastest, but it is worth of every minute spent in kitchen. If you…

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Raspberries pie

It is autumn – a perfect time for hot pie. At this time of the year, I usually prepare apple or pumpkin pie because these fruit is caracteristic for autumn, but this time I wanted to eat something different. Good thing is that you can put whatever fruit you like, this pie crust goes with everything! Because it has to be baked you don’t have…

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Choco energy bars

  Imagine something sweet, healthy and full of energy.. It is possible. No baking sweets that whole familly will fall in love! Let me show you how easy to make it is..   Ingredients: 60g Schär Corn flakes 100g walnuts 160g dates 50ml orange juice 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1 tbsp flax seeds 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp coconut oil 1…

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Ladyfingers fruit cake

Ladyfinger biscuits are very practical especially when you need something for desert, but you are out of time. With different creams and fruits you will always get some new tastes. One more great thing about this cookie is very interesting and decorative shape. With minimal effort you can get real, tasty dessert. Let me tell you how.. Ingredients: 2 Schär Ladyfingers (in Serbia this product is called Savoiardi) packages 1200 ml milk 3 vanilla pudding 150g sugar…

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Sweet Brown rice

Holidays and celebrations across Serbia are known for one very old, but special and tasty recipe – koljivo. Believe it or not, the basic ingredient of this sweet dessert is … wheat. Being on top of the list of not allowed ingredients for us celiacs we try to avoid this dish as much as we can in this period. Until now. There is a trick…

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Toast Apple ❤ hearts

  Every season brings its own taste and familiar smells which represents specific feelings. Talking about winter, that would be hot beverages, roasted food and sweets with a lot of honey. The smell of roasted apple that filled the whole house, while snow is covering backyard and preparing the perfect playground for us kids are moments that will stay written in my mind till the end of time. That…

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Jaffa Sticks

One of my favorite combinations is orange with dark chocolate. When you add some biscuits to this great pair you get jaffa sweets. The smell of orange peel in a cookies reminds me on winter and Christmas. Regarding to that, jaffa sticks could be great sweets for this period.  Ingredients: 3 fresh oranges 200ml orange juice 200ml honey cinnamon anise 50g ground biscuits (homemade or…

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Strawberry Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love strawberry cakes? It can be light and so refreshing on a hot summer/spring day. I invented this cake for one very special occasion. It was my dad’s birthday! I wanted to make something  chocolate, creamy but at the same time refreshing, so I combine chocolate, vanilla and fruit. That is a combination that everybody love. I wasn’t sure what I will get at…

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Ladyfingers Cake

  Ladyfingers or should I call it biscuit pudding cake? This is one of those instant recipes, where you can buy all ingredients. You need biscuits, whipping cream, milk, pudding, chocolate … all these ingredients can contain gluten, so be careful when you decide to make this cake. All products must be gluten free! When you get all ingredients, the procedure won’t be too much complicated.  Ingredients: 200g…

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Energy Bars

Energy bars are great snack, but usually they contain grains that I can’t eat. Sometimes when I find gluten free variant of energy bars in a market they are quite expensive, and I don’t have idea why. I love to prepare it at home, and the ingredients are not that expensive. This snack is healthy, it gives you extra energy and one what is most important it…

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Chocolate Macarons

Macarons are very popular sweets these days. Given that I have celiac disease, I was very skeptic when someone tells me that they are gluten free, so I refused to try them in restaurants. Until one month ago, when I saw them in one candy store with gluten free mark. It was very delicious. I tried many flavors, but all of them had something in common, some…

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St Valentine’s cookies

  Any cookie can be St. Valentine’s day cookie. The most important thing is to be made with love. In 18th-century England, St. Valentine’s day evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other. In Europe, St. Valentine’s Keys are given to lovers as a romantic symbol and an invitation to unlock their heart. Sweets are, in my opinion, much better way to express your…

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Christmas Cookies

It is all about the spices. When you think about Christmas cookies you can imagine the smell of the cinnamon and orange, ginger or chocolate. It can put you back to childhood, remind you of some beautiful memories or people. Every day brings new memories, so let’s connect some special moments with delicious tastes and unforgettable smells. Combination of spices and ingredients depending on your taste. This…

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Baklava

History of baklava is not well documented, but there is evidence that its current form was developed in the imperial kitchen of the Topkapı Palace in Istanbul. Today that privilege called Baklava, can have every house, even a gluten free one. Like many other traditional recipes, this one is also modified during the time. Here is my variation of baklava.. As you know, it is…

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Slovenian Potica

This time I did something unusual for my kitchen. I tried an original recipe – traditional Slovenian Potica. Potica or nut roll is a pastry consisting of a sweet dough and nut filling. Instead of nuts you can put poppy seeds or chocolate, be creative relative to your taste. I made it for the first time in my life, and I can say that it is…

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Peach/Plum Choco Pie

 Like most of my recipes, this one was created completely accidentally. I was making a peach syrup and was left with too many cooked peaches. Ideas immediately started popping up. Earlier that day, I was planning to make a plum pie with chocolate, because I had fresh organic plums from mums garden. Imagining the combination of hot chocolate and soft plums, was enough to get me…

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