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Baked apples

by viviana on February 18, 2012 in Desserts

There is really no other quicker to make, more pleasant and with a better smell dessert in the world! I can prepare 3 apples in 5 minutes (and I am sure you can beat that!) and I only need to bake them in the oven for 45 minutes. Baked apples are perfect in winter because they give you a cozy and warm feeling. There is no place like home!

Ingredients: 3 large, beautiful, sweet apples, butter (50 g), sweet jam (3 teaspoons), 3 nuts (halves), sugar (50 g), raisins (3 tablespoons), vanilla extract (1/2 vial), whipped cream (for serving)

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Fruit fondue

by viviana on February 16, 2012 in Desserts

We bought a ceramic semi-professional fondue bowl – a small one, perfectly fit for our cute, little family (low budget, the expensive ones are made of metal and cost 10x more). So, for the first time in our cooking history, we are making fondue in a fondue set! One thing I need to say before we proceed. Maybe there are other really sophisticated ways of making a fondue, but for us this is one is perfect! Nothing better than a rich dark chocolate dip for each piece of fruit! [click to continue…]