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With bottom, cheeses both, fruit and jelly is shown a traditional Danish cake, even though it exists in a multitude of versions. My favorite is the one with whole cherries in jelly on top. The yellow cheeses both and burgundy gel is also beautifully together.
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Video Recipe - Crème Brûlée is *the* classic French dessert. It is an edible toy for adults. A crispy caramel top. A creamy blubbery filling. It is simple to make. Uses few ingredients, and it's always a bit of a primal show-off doing the final work with the gas burner at the table.
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Video recipe - I use vanilla sugar in many of my recipes. But I have always been distrustful against that storebought stuff. So I have been experimenting with making my own. It turns out that it is better than what you can buy commercially, and as I use my discarded vanilla pods for it, it is practically free.
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Video recipe - You often need a syrup as a base ingredient in other recipes. The is a short presentation about how to make your own syrup. I present one basic recipe and show 4 variations that you can use as an ingredient in other recipes.
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Video Recipe - Marshmallows are a new invention that was developed in the 50's. When making your own, you can even add any flavor and color that you want. It is also a recipe that kids love to try, so it is good to do with them. It does not take very long. This is a basic recipe. You may experiment with orange or strawberry juice instead of water, or water colored with red beets, or ....
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For large homemade ice cones the cones should obviously be homemade. I considered buying a waffle iron for this, but they make too small cones. Then I tried doing them in the oven, but it was hard to control the final result. Now I make them on a pan. They are only slightly more difficult to make than normal pancakes, and they require almost the same equipment.
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I know it from my childhood in the seventies. It was a classic recipe here in Denmark. But it has been somewhat of the radar for the last few decades. That is a shame since it is an excellent dessert. It is easy to make and inexpensive to boot. It is also a very good recipe to combine with other desserts. Especially if they include chocolate. This recipe is very simple, but I include a trick for pimping it up a little. Involving jelly and cake.
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Video recipe - Raspberry and strawberry jams are made the same way. You can actually use almost any kind of fruit in this "pound for pound" recipe. One pound of sugar to one pound of berries/fruit. Then you just have to cook them to the right consistency. There are, however, a few tip that it is noce to know about.
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Video Recipe - Every year in the late winter we have the danish fastelavn (carnival), which is essentially the same as halloween. Dressing up, walking door to door etc. These cream puffs are the cakes that are traditionally eaten at this occasion. But they are good all year round ...
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An English classic. A tangy lemon cream can be used as an accessory, as a spread and as cake filling.
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Video Recipe - Vanilla Ice to me, is the "real" ice cream. Everything else is just decoration. I have made for many years and have tried countless recipes and methods. So I, I have finally found one basic recipe that is really good, but may be varied widely as needed. And withtime I have gotten an understanding of what to change in an ice cream recipe to make to your wish. And I'm not afraid to share my secrets.
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Sorbet is the most simple ice creams to make. It takes literally 5-10 minutes if you prepare a little bit in advance. Of course you can make sorbet without an ice cream maker, but they are so much better with one, so I strongly recommend them. Especially the type with built in compressor/freezer.
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Video Recipe - Even though it is a simple recipe it is very versatile. The pastry is often what turns seperate ingredients into something special. It's also very quick to make. Here is a recipe for making it both manually and by using a food processor. And how to pre bake the bottom without any filling.
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Video recipe - This is as classic and simple a cake as you can possibly make. Yet the result is fantastic. Almonds, egg whites and sugar. That is all. It is difficult to make anything simpler than that. But it is considered a luxury delicatesse, so this kind of cake is mostly served at special occasions in Denmark. Christenings, weddings, confirmations, anniversaries and so on.
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The classic apple pie is easy, fast and delicious. There is a reason it is a classic. It is also a good way to use apples that have become a little too soft and wrinkled. With a dollop of sour cream or cream is perfection.
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I got them once somewhere in France I think. It was before the Internet and I did not have the recipe. But I liked them so much that I made a similar recipe. I usually only eat them in the fall when pears are in season. And a little cinnamon and cloves reminds me that Christmas will soon be upon us.
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Cheese cake - An American cheesecake is made from real cream cheese, and in contrast to the "cheese cake" we usually eat in Denmark it is baked. It's not a cake I bake very often for only the family. It is a dense and heavy cake where a single piece or two generally is enough. So a whole cheesecake never gets eaten here. But it is a fantastic cake. Especially when there are guests to share with.
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This is an exceptionally good and rich chocolate cake. Actually it is a classic pound cake where the flour has been replaced with chocolate. But the lack of flour only makes it seem richer.
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