Basbousa comes from Egypt. It is also served in Greece, Azerbaijan, Israel, Armenia and other countries of the Middle East. It is made with semolina and aromatised with rose water or water with orange flowers. The ingredients of this dessert are different in every country. I used desiccated coconut and almond in my cake. I also added some lemon juice to make the cake less sweet. It was really yummy, even though it was different from the original.

170g of semolina
30g of desiccated coconut
40g of brown sugar
100g of butter
150g of natural yoghurt
a small teaspoon of baking powder
150g of brown sugar
125ml of water
lemon juice


It is difficult to believe that the carnival is over. I feel like I have only just bought gifts for Christmas, but soon we will be preparing Easter eggs and the Easter basket. Probably the sweetest day of the year is just in front of us. Fat Thursday is usually full of doughnuts and angel wings. This year I decided to break away from the traditions and honour Fat Thursday with a small chocolate-currant cake with pomegranate. I don't know if we will also be tempted to eat some delicious, fresh doughnuts, but we can make this day a cheat day...

175g of flour
3 tablespoons of cocoa
75g of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of blackcurrant jam
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 teaspoon of baking powder
75g of melted butter
250ml of water or milk
150ml of 30% sweet cream
200g of mascarpone cheese
100g of chocolate
1 teaspoon of cocoa
4 tablespoons of blackcurrant jam
fruit and chocolate for decoration


Valentine's Day - some people like it, but others hate it. However you feel, every day is a good day to eat something yummy in nice company. So why not do this on Valentines day?

Today I would like to share with you a recipe for an easy but excellent dessert for two. The light, sweet mousse with white chocolate made with aquafaba goes well with currant confiture. You can use something different, but I recommend something that is not too sweet.

Ingredients (for 2 people)
100ml of aquafaba
100g of white chocolate
200g of red currants
1 teaspoon of caster sugar


In winter, especially when it is as grey as it is this year, I need something sweet to make me feel better. Do you think there is anything nicer than the fragrance of a homemade cake? The cinnamon-vanilla smell of a baked apple pie seduces you from the first moment you put it in the oven. You just can't wait for the first excellent piece on the plate. Today I would like to share with you the recipe for crunchy apple pie spiced with vanilla and cinnamon. I put a lot of apricot jam under the apples, thanks to which the cake is slightly sour – in one word: yummy.

Ingredients (20cm cake tin):
150g of flour
50g of ground almonds
100g of butter
125g of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
2 big apples
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
125g of apricot jam


A few years ago in Poland we had a difficult time when in sweet shops they only had products which had nothing to do with chocolate. Mums had to prepare their own candies for their children. My mum very often baked cakes and made sugar lollypops, sweet oat or rice balls. You can make these sweets in no time, and the children - eager for sweets - ate them just as quickly.

This difficult time is fortunately behind us, but I often make small, sweet oat balls for my children. Today I would like to share with you the recipe for nutty candy bars made with peanut butter and expanded rice. They are very easy to make and really yummy. Ask your children to prepare the sweets with you. They will be delighted to make their own dessert. I recommend it!

4 tablespoons of peanut butter
150g of white chocolate
75-100g of expanded rice
50g of dark chocolate
a fistful of pistachios

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