Butter Spekulatius

Ingredients: 150 g butter200 g icing sugar300 g flour1 egg1/2 tsp baking powder2 tsp Spekulatius spiceRolls or moulds for Spekulatius motifs (If no Spekulatius spice is available, simply mix the following ingredients together:Mix 1 tsp ground cinnamon with half a tsp ground cloves and cardamom together). Preparation: Mix the flour …

The Forest Ghost

You want to go for a walk in the forest, you have younger children and you want to do something exciting with them? Why don’t you just create a “forest ghost”? 🙂 Just go to a clearing in the forest and look around. Let your children collect sticks, leaves, pine …

Russian Zupfkuchen

Ingredients: For the dough: 300 g flour30 g baking cocoa2 tsp. coated – baking powder1 sachet vanilla sugar1 egg150 g butter For the filling: 250 g butter500 g low-fat curd cheese200 g sugar1 sachet vanilla sugar3 eggs1 pack vanilla pudding powder1 mark of vanilla bean Preparation: Mix the flour with …

“Tree Nurse”

Shortly after moving into our new home we noticed that one of our trees was infested with mildew.After we had received permission from the landlord to do the garden design freely, the first step was to remove the lower branches of the tree so that it no longer looked like …

Homemade Wall Stickers

You can easily and cheaply make your own wall stickers. All you need is thicker paper, pencil and eraser, a good pair of scissors, paint (brush or pencil), a thin black pencil for fine drawing, maybe some biscuit cutters, a glue stick and a motive of your choice. Once you …

Bee-Sting-Cake

Ingredients: Dough: 250 g margarine250 g quark250 g sugar2 eggs500 g flour3/4 sachet baking powderGrease for the sheet Covering: 250 g chopped almonds250 g sugar250 g butter1 tbsp honey3 tbsp condensed milk Preparation: For the dough, first mix margarine, eggs, sugar, quark, flour and baking powder well and then knead …