slice-of-cake

Carrot cake loafs with lime zest frosting

A carrot cake is basically a pumpkin spiced sponge cake. Americans love carrot cakes, Swedes love carrot cakes, I mean… A succulent carrot cake, what isn't there to like? This is my take on it. It's not very ad...
pumpkin cake

Pumpkin cake with pumpkin spiced frosting

Pumpkin spice is loved by Americans and it's not a new thing. Amelia Simmons mention it as far back as 1796 in her book American Cookery. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice. There are different vari...
Swedish cardamom buns

Swedish cardamom buns

The kardemummabulle (Swedish cardamom buns) is as important to Swedes as the kanelbulle (Swedish cinnamon bun). All Swedes eat cake and drink coffee or tea. The event of doing this is called "fika", and is done...
Apple cake served with vanilla sauce

Really fat apple cake with vanilla custard

If there's one thing everybody in the western world understands, it's baked goods with apples in them. Like apple cake. This one is as simple as it is amazing. It's feels really moist due to the high fat conten...
Slice of lemon and olive oil cake

Lemon and olive oil cake

I'm not really into generic sponge cakes. They're rarely moist, because recipes call for way too long oven times, and people tend to over bake them and/or hold back on the fat, making the cakes stale after just...
Café Fazer in Helsinki, Finland

Fazer Café – Helsinki, Finland

Karl Otto Fazer was a Finnish businessman, who in 1891 decided to establish a coffeehouse (i.e cafe) in Helsinki, Finland. His coffeeshop evolved into a Finnish empire of restaurants, coffee shops and even a wi...