Category Archives: (Historical) Cooking Recipes

Here you’ll find (historical) cooking recipes and my entries for the Historical Food Fortnightly challenges.

Candied Orange Slices

Candied Orange Slices

Candied orange slices are chewy and sweet and so orangey! They’re chrunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Candied orange slices are easy to make at home. They look great as cake decoration and are perfect as edible gifts for the holiday season. You can dip them in chocolate or enjoy them on their own with a cup of tea or coffee!

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Advent Calendar 2017 – 24 Christmas Craft Tutorials For You!

Free Online Advent Calendar 2017 With 24 Christmas Craft Tutorials

I’m excited to announce that I’m hosting an Advent calendar again this year on my blog!

Count down the days until Christmas with my Advent calendar. Each day from December 1 to December 24, a new Christmas craft tutorial, a Christmas recipe or a post about Victorian Christmas customs awaits you on my blog. Continue reading Advent Calendar 2017 – 24 Christmas Craft Tutorials For You!

All-Natural Rose Petal Jelly

Rose Petal Jelly Recipe

This rose jelly is made with fresh rose petals. It’s a stunning dessert, delicious and easy to make. Isn’t the color amazing? The rose jelly is made without artificial food coloring – it’s naturally colored with pink rose petals!

 

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Pfitzauf – Popovers – Swabian Dessert Recipe

Pfitzauf - Popovers - Swabian Dessert Recipe

Pfitzauf is a traditional Swabian dessert – it’s delicious and easy to make. Pfitzauf is sugar-free and you can make it dairy-free by substituting milk with soy milk. Pfitzauf batter is like Flädle (pancake) batter, made with eggs, milk, flour and salt. It’s traditionally baked in a Pfitzauf pan but you can also use a muffin pan or ovenproof mugs. Pfitzauf is similar to popovers, Yorkshire pudding or pancake puffs. Continue reading Pfitzauf – Popovers – Swabian Dessert Recipe

15+ Ways To Use Up Leftover Egg Whites Or Egg Yolks

15+ Ways To Use Up Leftover Egg Whites Or Egg Yolks

Have you been making meringue or angel food cake? And have lots of egg yolks left over? Or have you been making homemade ice cream or creamy pudding with egg yolks? And are looking for recipes with leftover egg whites? Then you’ve come to the right place. 😉 Below you’ll find more than 15 easy, delicious dessert recipes with leftover egg whites or egg yolks. Continue reading 15+ Ways To Use Up Leftover Egg Whites Or Egg Yolks

5+ Homemade Dairy-Free (Whipped) Cream Substitutes

5 Homemade Dairy-Free Whipped Cream Substitutes

Enjoy your tea and coffee with homemade dairy-free cream substitutes. And top off your dessert and garnish your cake with homemade dairy-free whipped cream alternatives. Below you’ll find recipes for dairy-free, nut-free, coconut-free, egg-free and fat-free cream and whipped cream substitutes. Continue reading 5+ Homemade Dairy-Free (Whipped) Cream Substitutes

Old-Fashioned Gold Cake With Egg Yolks

Old-Fashioned Gold Cake With Egg Yolks

Gold cake is a heavy, rich and moist cake with a yellow color! It’s so delicious! 😀 Gold cake is made with just egg yolks – so it’s a perfect way to use up leftover egg yolks! This recipe for gold cake is from the Victorian era. Today, gold cake is also called yellow cake or yellow butter cake. The Victorian gold cake is very sweet, so feel free to reduce the sugar amount if you want. Continue reading Old-Fashioned Gold Cake With Egg Yolks