Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Pecans & Chocolate

These Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Pecans & Chocolate are a delicious autumnal treat.

pumpkin muffins on marble board

Arrival of Autumn

One sure sign that autumn has arrived in Europe is the welcoming array of pumpkins and squashes at the farmers’ market. That and the fact that ballet flats are not the best choice of shoes anymore, now that the temperatures have taken a sudden dip.



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Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Peanut Butter

A moist and tasty Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Peanut Butter. The perfect way to use over-ripe bananas!

slice of chocolate chip banana bread on wire rack

Banana Bread Recipe

I know it sounds cliché, but there really is no better use for over-ripe bananas than to make them into a banana bread of some sort.

I usually reserve such bananas for my Easy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, but as I wanted something a bit more homely today, I thought a Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips was more fitting.



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Chocolate Madeleines

Tender and fluffy Chocolate Madeleines which will steal your heart! Tips for making the perfect madeleines and recipe with step-by-step photos.

chocolate madeleines on wire rack with decorations

Heart-Shaped Madeleines

Call me kitsch, but I couldn’t resist adding to my madeleine pan collection when I saw this heart-shaped mould late one night on Amazon. Those last five words also explain why the postman shows up at our place almost everyday, the poor guy.



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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A quick and easy Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie to impress your friends and family. And it takes less than 10 minutes to make! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

chocolate chip skillet cookie with vanilla ice-cream

This is what I make when I want to impress my kids and their friends. Hands down, every time, this skillet cookie gives maximum wow factor. And it takes less than 10 minutes to make!



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Yule Log (Bûche de Noël)

A spectacular and easy Yule Log (Bûche de Noël) to make at Christmas time. Tips to make a gluten-free Chocolate Yule Log Cake. Recipe with step-by-step photos.

yule log on marble board

Yule Log

My family in Switzerland has always celebrated Christmas with a Yule Log (or Buche de Noel), and when I realised that it was essentially a Swiss Roll rearranged to look like a log, I thought it was worthwhile trying to make my own one year. And now I find myself making it every year as part of our Christmas dessert!



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Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

These Peanut Butter Spider Cookies are a cute and chocolatey Halloween treat! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

peanut butter spider cookies on metal tray with baking paper

Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

I was scrolling through Pinterest one evening, looking for Halloween baking ideas, when I came across these awfully cute Peanut Butter Spider Cookies from A Spicy Perspective. Not only are they adorably sweet, but they combine two of my favourite loves – peanut butter cookies and Lindt Lindor chocolate truffles.



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