Sweet Dishes, Kolache and Deserts

Christmas Eve Cake (Štedrák)
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Recipe for a delicious layered Christmas Eve cake filled with plum jam, poppy seed, walnut, and farmer cheese sweet fillings.
Christmas Cookies Part 5: Chocolate T...
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Šuhajdy are Slovak chocolate truffles made in muffin baskets filled with sweet walnut or coconut ganache cream filling.
Christmas Cookies Part 4: Walnuts (Or...
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Walnut cookies are very common around Christmas time in Slovakia. They are two cocoa shells filled with sweet cream. Visit here for the illustrated...
Christmas Cookies Part 3: Rings (Venč...
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Sugar rings are popular Slovak and Czech Christmas cookies. The dough is made with ground nuts and the rings are coated in sugar.
Christmas Cookies Part 2: Striped Com...
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Recipe for double-colored striped Christmas cookies filled with apricot jam or Nutella. You can even dip them in chocolate.
Christmas Cookies Part 1: Hearts (Srd...
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Recipe for traditional Slovak and Czech Christmas heart-shaped shortbread cookies filled with currant or strawberry jam. They are delicious!
Pound Cake (Bábovka)
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Babovka is the Slovak version of pound cake. It is fluffy dual layer cake that is prepared for Easter, Christmas and weddings. Here is an easy recipe.
Fruit Ice Cream Sundae (Ovocný Zmrzli...
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It's very easy to make your own restaurant-quality sundae (and save a buck or two!). Here is a how-to guide for making a fruit sundae topped with n...
Cold Torte (Studená Torta)
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Cold Torte is a very easy but truly delicious berry snack you can prepare in 15 minutes. It consists of raspberries or blackberries, sour cream, va...
Sweet Cabbage Buns (Kapustníky)
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Kapustniky are sweet buns filled with cabbage and cinnamon. Visit the site for the recipe - with pictures!