Showing posts with label dessert. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dessert. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Darth Vader - Chocolate Cake

This one is ideal for the kids (e.g. birthday party), but I have to admit: I like it too!

250 g butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
4 eggs, 
1 1/2 cups of water
1 packet of vanilla sugar
1 packet of baking powder
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 packet chocolate icing (dark)

  1. Melt the butter in a pot.
  2. Add sugar, vanilla sugar, cocoa and water in the melted butter, mix well and bring to boil. Then leave it to cool.
  3. Add the eggs gradually to the mixture, stir well.  
  4. Mix the flour with the baking powder and add gradually to the dough, stir well.  
  5. Preheat oven to 180 °. Grease baking dish.  
  6. Put the dough (yes, it's quite fluid) into the baking pan and bake the cake on the middle rack for 1 hour.  
  7. Allow the cake to cool, free from the baking pan and cover with chocolate icing.


Saturday, February 15, 2014

Orange-Pumpkin Tarts

Orange-Pumpkin Tarts


  • 1 cup crumbled sugar-free oatmeal cookies (5 cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup evaporated fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup measures-like-sugar calorie-free sweetener 
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute 
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice 
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Combine cookie crumbs and butter, stirring well. Coat 4 (4-inch) tartlet pans with cooking spray. Sprinkle flour evenly over bottoms of pans. Press crumb mixture into bottoms and three-fourths way up sides of pans. Bake at 375° for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine pumpkin and next 5 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Pour evenly into prepared crusts.
  4. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Top each tart with 1 tablespoon whipped topping.