Square Chocolate Cookies

When I grew up, in Sweden, there was one baking book that pretty much everyone had. Of course also I have a copy of it, and there is one recipe that I’ve made about a 100 times – because my kids love these cookies just as much as I. They are called “chocolate squares” and are moist, sticky cookies with chopped nuts on. (Yeah, that does sound weird – I know!)

After coming up with a great recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies that contains no traditional flour and no sugar and still taste fabulous – I knew it must be possible to make these as well. After a few test runs – this is actually pretty much the perfect “chokladrutor” (chocolate squares) if I may say so myself. Below – the original and the copy ! :-)

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Pink Poppy seed Cupcakes

When we lived in Dubai, we were told about a guy who got arrested at customs when entering the country. He had poppy seeds in his hand luggage, and the custom officers didn’t believe his story – that this was for his colleague’s wife (our German neighbor) who wanted to use it for baking. So, my Dubai friends – you know the saying “Don’t try this at home”! :-)

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Breakfast Pancakes

We hear it all the time these days – eggs are the perfect breakfast food. And I’m happy to eat them in any form (almost! – not raw! Even the thought creeps me out!). My son however, has been a no eggs person since birth. So one way to get him to eat eggs is to make pancakes. With lots of eggs. He loves that! Me too!

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