Dessert recipes

Hungarian Rigó Jancsi Cake Recipe – Rigó Jancsi Szelet

2019-02-01T18:15:42+00:00

Hungarian Rigó Jancsi (Chocolate Mousse) Cake Recipe It is a traditional Hungarian cube-shaped chocolate sponge cake and chocolate cream dessert. It gained popularity in the former Austria-Hungary and is named after Rigó Jancsi (1858–1927), a famous Hungarian Gypsy (Romani people) violinist. It was not at all so easy to find a proper recipe, so [...]

Hungarian Beigli – Christmas Poppy Seed and Walnut Roll Cakes Recipe

2019-01-10T12:13:44+00:00

Hungarian Beigli - Christmas Poppy Seed and Walnut Roll Cake Hungarian Beigli is a traditional walnut and poppy seed roll which is served in many Hungarian families at Christmas as a special treat. The Christmas meal table would be incomplete without these rolls. Here is my recipe: Prep. time: 2 hours Ingredients: For the [...]

Hungarian Christmas Walnut Cookie Recipe – Hókifli

2017-03-20T11:17:42+00:00

Hungarian Christmas Walnut Cookies (Hókifli) have a sweet, nutty filling inside a flakey, rich pastry! Heavily sprinkled with icing sugar mixed with vanilla flavored sugar. While they are traditionally made at Christmastime, they are outstanding any time of year! A perfect Christmas dessert, easy to make, plus, they keep very well for days or even [...]

Hungarian plum dumplings (Szilvásgombóc) recipe

2018-11-27T13:53:16+00:00

Hungarian plum dumplings (Szilvásgombóc) They can be eaten as dessert, a meatless main dish or side dish. A family favourit and children’s delight. Potato dumplings stuffed with plums & cinnamon sugar and rolled in breadcrumbs. 1 hour 15-17 dumplings Ingredients: 500 grams (17.6 ounces) of potatoes, peeled, boiled, mashed, 200 grams (7 ounces, 1 [...]

Hungarian Cottage Cheese Dumplings Recipe (Túrógombóc)

2019-10-07T13:18:13+00:00

Hungarian cottage cheese dumplings (Túrógombóc)These dumplings are simply heaven if you are a fan of not too sweet desserts. It is very easy to make, the cottage cheese balls are coated with toasted breadcrumbs, served with sour cream and powdered sugar. Instead of cottage cheese you can use farmer’s cheese or fresh ricotta. It's flavor [...]

Hungarian Floating Island (Madártej) Recipe

2018-03-12T13:31:48+00:00

Hungarian Floating Island (Madártej) Fluffy egg white clouds floating in vanilla custard. This traditional Hungarian dessert is really nice and very popular among kids (and grown-up kids). It is easy to prepare, light, and extremely delicious. It is called ”Madártej” ("MOD-AR-TAY") in Hungarian, which means bird’s milk. It is a good thing to know [...]