Chocolate cake with flowers



I hope you guys have a lovely Sunday. I needed something good for the coffee, so today I made this chocolate cake.

Chocolate cake with whipping cream: 

100 g butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla powder
2 eggs
1 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
30 g dark chocolate
sea salt

2 cups whipping cream

Heat the oven to 200 degrees.
Melt the butter and add the chocolate. Whisk together sugar, vanilla powder and eggs.
Mix together flour, cocoa and sea salt, stir into the egg mixture, then add the butter and chocolate mixture.
Pour into a bakning pan. Bake in middle of oven for about 15 minutes. Whip the cream and and serve with the chocolate cake.




Lemon pie with meringue



This weekend my boyfriend did this lovely lemon pie. This is his recipe:

Lemon pie with meringue

pie shell:
150g butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cups wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
sea salt

Lemon cream:
2 organic lemons (both zest and juice)
3 egg yolks
125g butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar

3 egg whites
1 1/2 cups sugar

Pie crust: Melt the butter, add the remaining ingredients. Press the dough into a pie dish and place in the fridge for about 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 225 degrees, bake the pie shell in about 10 minutes. , reduce the
Lemon Cream: Wash the lemons, grate the zest and squeeze out the juice. Mix the lemon zest, lemon juice and egg yolks. Melt the butter, then add sugar and the lemon mixture, boil until the cream has thickened. Let the cream cool, then pour the lemon cream into the pie shell.
Meringue: Beat egg whites and sugar hard. Spread the meringue over the lemon cream and bake in the oven for a few minutes.




Chocolate mousse


Chocolate mousse:
Two portions.

75 g dark chocolate
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
1 tablespoon yogurt

Melt the chocolate. Whip the cream, then add the egg yolk and vanilla sugar. Mix in the yogurt into the chocolate, then mix it all together. Pour into serving bowls and place in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.