Inspiration: The Scran Line

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It felt like time for another inspiration blogpost. I’ve “introduced” you to Laura in the Kitchen and Rosanna Pansino. Now it’s time to meet THE Cupcake King: Nick from The Scran Line! He makes the most amazing Cupcakes. I absolutely LOVE his YouTube Channel.

Ultimate Nutella Cupcakes

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Ben & Jerry’s: The story behind the delicious ice cream

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A while ago, I went to an event from Ben & Jerry’s in Brussels. I had my very first Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and was immediately sold. I was such a fan of the famous Cookie Dough that I made these Cookie Dough Brownies, inspired by the ice cream. Since that night, I’m 100% team Ben & Jerry’s!

BenJerry ice cream

Isn’t this the cutest ice cream cup ever?

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Mini Biscoff Cake for Mother’s Day

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Happy Mother’s Day to all wonderful moms! Most of my blogging friends have already shared their Mother’s Day posts earlier this year. But, as always, Antwerp does things differently๐Ÿ˜‰ We celebrate Mother’s Day at the Catholic holiday. Because we’re all saints x’D In 1913, a liberal alderman from Antwerp declared the 15th of August as the Day of Mothers because Maria was the mother of all mothers and this was her holiday.ย A year later, the American President Wilson decided that Mother’s Day would takeย place every second Sunday in May. Many countries and cities followed the American idea, except for Antwerp. We still celebrate our moms on the 15th of August and we always will:)

I was breaking my head about what kind of dessert I should make my mom. I figured it needed to be a cake. But what kind of cake? And what kind of shape? Did I have to make a heart shaped cake because I love my mom so much? Which I really do! Or should it be something with flowers because that’s what moms like? It took me a week to find the perfect Mother’s Day Cake for my mom. And how perfect it is. I gave her a mini Biscoff Cake so she can have it all for herself without having to eat cake for the next 5 days (she wouldn’t mind eating this cake all week though) AAAAND she LOVES Biscoff cookies! Bingo!

Mini Speculoos Cakes

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Raspberry Puff Pastry

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The weekend is almost here and there’s nothing I love more than to sleep in, go to the bakery and have some yummy puff pastry for breakfast. How about you?

Today I have this Raspberry Puff Pastry recipe for you. It is so good and it looks great too. You can bake these for your mom and give her a fabulous breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day next Monday:)

(Props from PomPomPartybox)

Koffiekoek framboos

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Soft & Subtle Caramel Cupcakes

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I’ve just recently discovered the concept ‘partybox’ and I absolutely love it! And by that, I truly mean LOVE it. If it is was for me, we could skip the whole year (except Christmas ’cause I love that holiday too much) until the 30th of March next year๐Ÿ˜€ I’ve already picked out the theme, venue, menu and guestlist๐Ÿ˜‰ *Oh wow, she’s gone crazy…*
That’s one way of looking at it :p

Pom Pom Partybox has the cutest things ever. From napkins to plates to glitter confetti and cupcake wrappers. The webshop opens tomorrow (August 10) but I got to see and shoot some of theย stuff before๐Ÿ˜‰

Since parties aren’t really parties without some yummy food, I thought Cupcakes would make the perfect treat. These Caramel Cupcakes have the fluffiest buttercreme and that subtle caramel flavor.

Caramel Cupcake

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July Favorites

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Happy August! Summer holidays are halfway through here in Belgium. Which means you still need to keep the kids busy for three more weeks. Summer camps are always a good idea but they may have gone to one already and now they’ll stay home for the rest of the Summer. Maybe you could drop them off at the grandparents? That’s fun! Or you can search some other Summer activities. Ever thought about taking some time off and bake something with the kids? These July Favorites can definitely give you some inspiration!

#1: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

pineapple-cake

I love Upside Down Cakes. Especially the apple version, Tarte Tatin. But this Pineapple version of an Upside Down Cake by Angie looks absolutely yummy! Very Summer-y๐Ÿ˜€

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The perfect Summer Birthday Cake!

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Today is The Boyfriends birthday! I thought this would make the perfect occasion to share this perfect Summer Birthday Cake with you guys. In fact this one is a true classic when it comes to Birthday Cakes. At least where I live:) A very light and spongy cake, lots of whipped cream (there’s also a buttercream version) and fruits. Perfect!

The Perfect Summer Birthday Cake

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Brownie Chocolate Ice Cream

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This ice cream recipe might be the easiest one you’ll ever find! I got inspired by Ben & Jerry’s. You can tell, right?

I absolutely love this ice cream flavor! It has brownie chunks in it, chocolate chips aboard and of course a yummy chocolate flavor. I’m actually really proud of my first invented ice cream flavor, although I was inspired of course.

Brownie Chocolate Ice Cream

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Cookie Dough Brownies

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Many people I know absolutely love Cookie Dough. Me? Not so much. The idea of non baked dough didn’t really excite me. But that was until I once, not so long ago, tried a Cookie Dough Ice Cream from Ben&Jerry’s. I fell in love. And then this recipe for Cookie Dough Brownies came along and I was hooked!

Seriously. I never thought Brownies could get any better but they absolutely can. Add some Cookie Dough on top and you’re in for a real treat!

Cookie Dough Brownies

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Brusselse Wafel / Waffle for 21st of July

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“Uhm, Sarah…? It’s not yet Friday you know.”
“Oh I know!”
“Then why is there a new blogpost today?”
“Because it’s our National Holiday today!”

I simply cannot post my recipe for our National Holiday the day after, right?๐Ÿ˜€

Last year, I made a Flag Cake. This year, I’ve kept it simple and it’s a real classic! The Musclesย Waffle from Brussels! But with a little twist๐Ÿ˜‰

 

You can go big and crazy on you National Holiday or you can honor the classics your country has to offer. Which is what I chose to do this year. Now what could be a better choice than our world famous Waffles from Brussels? None, let me tell you that.
Yes, I could have made insanely good French (WTF?!) Fries but that’s not exactly a dessert. Beer isn’t either.๐Ÿ˜‰

Brussels Waffle Recipe

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