• Coffee Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache

    January 10, 2011thecoffeebreak

    As I opened my eyes I could see my little A. was already awake. I looked at the clock, it showed exactly 6.34 in the morning. It’s Monday morning and A. is up at her usual time. Bright and early! Today I was excited to get up, as I knew I am going to make…

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  • Chocolate Log

    December 30, 2010thecoffeebreak

      Whenever I want to feel closer to my family I tend to cook something from my childhood.  And this is one of the sweet treats my mother used to make when I was a child. It’s ridiculously easy to make, doesn’t cost a fortune yet taste so divine. Enjoy! Prep time : 15-20 min…

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  • Chocolate Swirls Cookies

    May 21, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes approx. 25) Ingredients: For dough: 250 gram of flour 150 gram of softened butter 150 ml natural yogurt or sour cream 100 gram of sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder For filling: 60 gram of cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 3 tablespoon sugar Method: For the dough, in a bowl combine together flour, baking…

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  • Chocolate Squares

    April 2, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes approximately 24) Ingredients: 200 gram sugar 100 gram brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 130 gram dark chocolate, broken in pieces 130 gram butter, soft 130 gram flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 30 gram cocoa powder 3 eggs Method: Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease square baking pan. In a saucepan bring water to…

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