Shrove Tuesday buns

Estonians usually celebrate Vastlapäev  (Shrove Tuesday) by going tobogganing, if there is snow, of course. We eat whipped cream buns and eat pea soup. This year it was on February 9th and I was on a diet so I didn´t do any of these things.  Last year I made these awesome soft buns and I…

A cake to celebrate Estonian Independence Day

The Republic of Estonia was founded on 24 February 1918, when the Salvation Committee declared the independence of the Republic of Estonia. This date was celebrated as Independence Day until the Soviet occupation of Estonia in 1940. On 24 February 1989, the red flag of Soviet Estonia was replaced by the blue-black-white Estonian national flag…

Banana-carrot bread with cream cheese

February 3rd was National Carrot Cake Day so I decided to bake one as well. But, instead of just a carrot cake, I decided to bake a banana-carrot bread! With no icing because I’m not big on icing, it is too sweet, not good for you and the bread tastes just fine without it. Honestly,…

Apple Pie Cake with homemade caramel sauce

Apples. I love apples. The incredible guilt free snack of all. “An apple a day will keep the doctor away”. They also say “If you eat the seeds you may achieve some protection from cancer”. I remember when I was younger, scavenging the apple seeds from the core and eating them was so much fun.…