Sweet Toast from Pag Island / Baškotin

Baškotin is a type of sweet toast and one of the oldest delicacies from the island of Pag. It proudly wears the labels: ‘Originally Croatian’ and ‘Croatian island product’. I accidentally found recipe for Baškotin in an old cookbook and immediately decided to try it. These tasty and fragrant toasts are easy to make at…

Croatian Walnut and Poppy Seed Rolls

Traditional rolls made with sweet yeast dough and walnut or poppy seeds filling are very popular holiday specialty. They are often made side by side because the production is very similar, only the ingredients of the filling are different. And there are always two kind of people in one family: those who only like Poppy…

Fried Egg Cake

An interesting and attractive Fried Egg cake – it looks exactly as the name suggests. This sweet ‘fried’ egg is made of a soft biscuit, vanilla pudding and sour cream, with apricot or peach compote. For a better impression, a Clear Cake Glaze is poured over the cake. It’s not too sweet, and it will…

Easter Bread Pinca

Sweet bread, called Sirnica or Pinca, is traditionally baked in Croatia during Easter. There are several versions of Pinca, but this is my favorite. I used candied orange peel, but it can be combined with lemon peel and raisins. Ingredients for Easter Bread Pinca: Preparation: Serving: Before serving, sprinkle the Pinca with powdered sugar. Did…

Spring Strawberry Pots

This cute Spring Strawberry Pots will be creative addition to your lunch table and great dessert for whole family (especially children)! Ingredients for 6 Spring Strawberry Pots: 2 vanilla or chocolate pudding powders 8 dl of milk 6 silicone pots for cakes (or muffin molds) Oreo cookies (90 grams) 6 strawberries Preparation:1. Cook puddings according…

DIY: Cookie jar

If you need last minute ideas for gifts, here is one simple idea which you can realize in a short time. Find old jars from jam, cucumbers, honey…, bake Honey cookies (or any other cookies you like), decorate with napkins and baking paper, add cotton wool and ribbons, and you will get simple and unique…

Honey Cookies

Honey Cookies recipe I got from lokal beekeepers from Turopolje, it’s their traditional recipe and these cookies are very simple to make. This old recipe belongs to their grandmother, and she didn’t have electric mixer, so you don’t need to have one either. This dough can be kneated and you can use your hands only….

Fake Hungarian cake

This very popular Croatian cake is called Mađarica which literally means Hungarian cake, although it has absolutely nothing to do with Hungary. It is still unknown why this creamy cake got its name, but I can tell you that is perfect for all occasions! In the original recipe, the crusts are baked separately and you…

Crumble Apple Pie

Amazing pie with crumple topping and delicious apple filling. Very easy to make! Ingredients for Crumble Apple Pie Preparation of Crumble Apple Pie: 1. Grind the peeled apples in the bowl and sprinkle them with cinnamon, if it’s necessary add one spood of sugar and stir.2. Mix softened butter with sugar and add 1 egg…

Hedgehog Cake

Recipe for cute Hedgehog Cake with chocolate, Ladyfingers biscuits and almonds. It’s perfect for children’s parties and birthdays! Original recipe from Croatian chlidren’s cookbook: Ingredients for Hedgehog cake 200 g of Ladyfingers biscuits 500 ml of whipping cream 200 g of chocolate 50 g of almonds (peeled, chopped like needles) 3 chocolate dragees for eyes…