Superduper Coffee Smoothie – Världsagod Kaffe Smoothie

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As I mentioned in the blog before, I spent this years Christmas and New Year’s in Florida… This also opened up for less hearty food and more fruit, smoothies and vegetables. This “smoothie” isn’t really a smoothie, it’s a mix of coffee, ice, banana and milk. Sounds strange? Maybe, but it tasted wonderful! Definitely a hot commodity for someone who loves coffee :). The Beautiful girl in the picture is my brother’s lovely girlfriend Alexandra.

Recipe / Recept

1/2 banana / 1/2 banan

1 cup of coffee / 1 kopp kaffe 

a couple of ice cubes / några isbitar

milk after taste / mjölk efter smak

1. Mix all ingredients and serve immediately. / Mixa alla ingredienser och servera direkt.

2. Enjoy! / Njut!

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Swedish Mocca Cake and a Throwback to Summer – Mocca Tårta och en “Throwback” till sommaren

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A slight blog pause the past week. Midterms seems to never get less hectic. But now I’m up for new post and inspiring pictures again! This post will be dedicated as a throwback to summer. I want to say that fall has finally arrived to DC, and it’s no longer summer. I baked this cake one of the last days of being home in Stockholm. The cake is a Swedish classic, “tosca cake” that I added coffee too. The inspiration actually comes from a boxmix, and has a mild taste of coffee too it. Perfect for a classic Swedish afternoon “fika”. Stay tuned!

Recipe / Recept 

3.5 ounces of butter / 100 g smör 

2 eggs / 2 ägg

0.8 cupd of milk / 2 dl mjöl

1 tsp of baking powder/ 1 tsk bakpulver

0.2 cups of coffee / 1/2 dl kaffe 

Frosting / Glasyr

3.5 ounces of butter / 100 g smör

0.4 cups of sugar / 1 dl socker

2 tbsp of milk / 2 msk mjölk

3.5 ounces of almonds (sliced) / 100 g mandel (skivad)

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. / Sätt ugnen på 175 grader.

2. Melt the butter. / Smält smöret.

3. Whisk eggs and sugar fluffy. / Vispa ägg och socker fluffigt.

4. Carefully add in flour and baking powder. / Rör försiktigt i mjöl.

5. Add the coffee and melted butter. / Tillsätt kaffe och smält smör.

6. Bake the cake for about 20-25 min. / Grädda i ca 20-25 min.

7. Whisk together ingredients for the frosting. / Blanda ihop ingredienserna till glasyren.

8. Spread on top of the cake. / Bred på kakan.

9. Bake for additionally 10-15 min. / Grädda ytterligare 10-15 min.

10. Let cool. / Låt svalna.

11. Done! / Klart!

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