How to make a football cake for your superfan friend!

Football is a really popular sport here in Norway, but did you know that it’s actually not the Norwegian league that’s most popular? Believe it or not, but it’s actually Premier League, the English football league! We just love English football, and Norwegians are the largest fanbase for English football in the world, outside England. Read more

Cute Christening cake with elephants and flags

In the last year or two I’ve gone from just baking and learning at home by myself, to actually making cakes for other people. It’s quite a scary difference, actually! I mean, when I’m just fiddling around at home, it’s not really a big deal, but when you actually make something that someone is lookingRead more

Creepy chocolate cake with spider web for Halloween

Halloween is a really big deal in a lot of countries, and it’s getting more and more popular here in Norway as well. Problably inevitable and not very strange since we’re surrounded by American films and TV-shows, and after Pinterest came along it’s spreading even more. Of course we also want to be able toRead more

Mocha cupcakes with raspberry frosting

This summer won’t go down in history as the hottest or sunniest here in Norway, that’s for sure… Been mostly cold and rainy! What a difference a year makes. Last year we had 34 degrees C and so many sunny days it was like we lived somewhere nice, like Spain. This year is more back toRead more

Chocolate cake with a hidden layer of white chocolate mousse

Spring and summer is very much the season of wonderful cakes, there’s so much to celebrate! Maybe you’ve got a wedding coming up? Or a birthday, Christening or communion? Or maybe just a good old summer party? What ever the occation, you need a wonderful cake. And while a lot of us have a favouriteRead more

Eight really great meringue recipes

I love making meringue. It’s just fun! Yes, really, fun! I know a lot of people find it can be difficult, but that’s kind of what makes it fun! You need to be in the moment and pay attention, but if you do that, it’s usually smooth sailing. How to get the perfect meringue >>Read more

The best brownies you’ll ever eat

In Norway we’re big fans of something called dugnad. Never heard of it you say? Well, apparently there’s no English word for it, it gets translated to volunteer. But that’s not really correct. It means so much more. It’s something deeply rooted in the Norwegian soul and society. According to Wiki: Dugnad is a NorwegianRead more

Rocky road fudge with walnuts

WARNING: I cannot be held responsible for the number of kilos you will gain if you make this Rocky Road fudge. I was actually warned by two friends when I shared a photo of me making this fudge. Don’t do it, they said. I know why, now… You will eat this whole thing yourself. YouRead more

Swedish sticky chocolate cake

The Swedes. I mean. If someone knows how to enjoy themselves and some cake, it’s the Swedes. Did you know they actually have their own word for it? It’s called fika. That means to sit down and eat cake, drink coffee and just talk and relax. It’s my favourite word ☺ They have several dishesRead more

Chocolate espresso cake – the perfect combo!

You know when you’re eating cake, and you take a sip of your coffee, and it’s just YUM. It takes it to yet another level, the cake suddenly tastes even better. That’s because coffee flavour and cake goes so well together, it really is the perfect match.  So it goes without saying that a chocolateRead more

Sarah Bernhardt, a Christmas classic

This is by far one of the most popular desserts at Christmas, and I can totally see why. It’s just so darn good! When I made this batch in December, I literally ate them all myself. Every. Single. One. Oh, the Man got one, to taste. I’m so kind. The cookie is named after aRead more