Sweet Dishes, Kolache and Deserts

Baked Plum Jam (Pečený Slivkový Lekvár)
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plum jamPlum jam is very important in Slovak cooking. It's used as the filling for kolache, buchty, and many other sweet treats. This is my experiment with...
Fruit Pierogi (Ovocné Pirôžky)
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pirozkyRecipe for one of my favorite dishes from my childhood: sweet fruit filled pierogi covered with toasted bread crumbs.
Caramel Nut Wafers (Griláž)
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grilazkyGriláž (or grilážky) are waffle cookies filled with a creamy caramel nut filling. They are a favorite of mine. You can make them at home without mu...
Apple Cake (Jablkový Koláč)
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apple_cake11Recipe for an easy traditional Slovak apple cake. It consists of a cinnamon apple filling between two layers of dough.
Ducat Cakes (Dukátové Buchtičky)
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dukatove_buchtickyDucat Cakes are little pieces of bread soaked in vanilla cream. Popular with kids, try these today!
Banana Roll (Banánova Roláda)
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banana_rollRecipe for a banana roll, a tasty Slovak cake consisting of a sweet cream and dough rolled over a banana and topped with chocolate.
Meringue Cookies (Laskonky)
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laskonkyIllustrated recipe for popular Slovak pastries called laskonky. Laskonky are meringue nut-flavored cookies filled with a sweet cream.
Strawberry Pudding Cake (Jahodové Rezy)
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strawberry-pudding-cakeRecipe for a delicious strawberry pudding cake made of layers of sponge cake joined with raspberry cream, strawberry pudding made from strawberry c...
Strawberry Compote (Jahodový Kompót)
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strawberry_compoteRecipe for a strawberry compote. Compotes are common in Slovakia and were used to preserve fruits for the winter. Ingredients: strawberries, water,...
Fruit Dumplings (Ovocné Knedličky)
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fruit-dumplingsRecipe for one of my favorite Slovak dishes: sweet fruit dumplings topped with toasted bread crumbs and melted butter.