Sweet Dishes, Kolache and Deserts

Tart Cherry Rum Cake (Višňové Rezy)
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Cherry CakeThis Christmas day, I baked a cocoa flavored rum cake topped with a tart cherry cream. It turned out refreshing and juicy. Give it a try!
Baked Plum Jam (Pečený Slivkový Lekvár)
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jam18Plum 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,...