Category: Breads, buns & biscuits

Plum jam bundt cake

Plum jam bundt cake

There’s probably few people who haven’t heard of bundt cakes. The distinctive ring shaped bundt cake derives from a European brioche-like cake called Gugelhupf, which was particularly popular among Jewish communities in parts of...

Lightning fast cocoa snails

Lightning fast cocoa snails

The dough of these rolls is yeast free, requiring neither folding nor proofing. Cottage cheese is the key element, it makes the snails butter-soft. Hungarian cottage cheese is quite dry and crumbly, if you...

Sour cream crescents

Sour cream crescents

Besides bread rolls crescents are the most popular bakery products in Hungary. The number of crescent types is infinite, they can be varied in many ways. The following recipe is very simple, though it...

Kaiser rolls

Kaiser rolls – Császárzsemle

Kaiser roll is a crusty round bread roll, originally from Austria, but due to those 51 years our country spent in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, this bakery product often appears on the Hungarian dining tables...

Cocoa sails / Kakaós csiga

Cocoa snails – Kakaós csiga

10th January 1908 – this is the day when the first cocoa snails were born. A baker in Göd (a little town in the Danube bend, near Budapest) celebrated his 33th birthday by surprising...

Kossuth-kifli

Kossuth-kifli – Walnut half moon cookies

According to the legend, the Hungarian politician, Lajos Kossuth generally stayed in the Hotel Zöldfa (Green tree) when he arrived to Bratislava in order to attend the Diet. Jakab Palugyay, the hotel’s owner made...

Frankfurter rolls

Frankfurter rolls, as a member of pigs in a blanket type foods, are very popular in Hungary. Stores supply a wide range of virsli (that’s how we call hot dog in Hungarian), you, however,...

Ham scones

Ham scones

Leftover Easter ham usually gives plenty to think about, its using up usually puts your creativity to the test. This year I ground the leftover cooked ham, divided into 100 g/3,5 oz portions and...