German Cinnamon Stars

Ho Ho Ho, it´s christmas time. I can´t believe how fast this year went by! I feel like we just celebrated christmas a few days ago… how can it already be christmas again?!

Well, I don´t want to complain, I mean I do love christmas, at least I like the way the smell of cinnamon fills the air, I am always looking forward to the first snow. And what I love most about christmas time is the baking part of it. Continue reading

Basics: Simple Syrup

This simple syrup is a real treasure. You can use it for so many different things and more importantly you can flavour it with all your different kinds of flavours. I mostly use the syrup to moisten my cakes. You just cook it, let it cool for a bit and than either let it drip over the cakes or take a baking brush dip it in the syrup and then press it on you cake base. Continue reading