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Eisschokolade – German Chilled Chocolate-Milk Float

Eisschokolade is a popular drink in German street cafés. It is definitely one of my favourite drinks. Imagine a warm summer day. The sun is shining. You meet up with friends in a street café, talk, watch the people walk by and enjoy a cold drink. My choice would be an ice cold chocolate milk [...]

Chocolate Cookies – Schokoladenkekse

These chocolate cookies are almost healthy cookies. I am very excited this. Usually, I am not a big fan of American cookies but these cookies looked too good. I just had to try them. My biggest complaint with cookies, however, is the amount of sugar and of  white flour. Therefore I reduced the sugar by [...]

Flourless Raspberry-Chocolate Muffins – Himbeer-Schokoladen-Muffins

I have two favourite go-to chocolate cake recipes, a flourless chocolate cake and a healthy zucchini-chocolate cake. They taste absolutely divine and are simple to make. Of course, I have many more favourite chocolate-cake recipes like this classic Blackforest Cake but they don’t necessarily fall into the simple category. This recipe uses the flourless chocolate-cake recipe. Each [...]

Red Velvet Cheesecake

For quite some time, I have been wanting to make a cheesecake again and also to give the famous Red Velvet Cake a try. I love cheesecake but I only once tried a Red Velvet Cupcake once and sadly I cannot remember what it tasted like. This recipe was perfect since I could cross off two recipes from my [...]

Hot Chocolate Chunks

As a univeristy student in Germany, I used to work in a Literature Cafe. Besides many different types of coffee, wine, juices, small snacks, cakes etc hot chocolate was on the menu. The guest received a silver tray with a cookie, a big mug with really hot milk and a few incredibly delicious chocolate chunks. The guest would then add the chocolate [...]

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