January 15, 2013

The big brunch post

*I know the numbers are a bit difficult to see so I'll also post them in text form! Scroll down and press "read more" in this post to see recipes.















 French toast with blueberries and maple syrup

2 eggs
50 ml milk
50 ml heavy cream
Eight slices white bread/brioche

Sugar
Cinnamon
Butter, for frying pan

To serve:
Blueberries
Powdered sugar
Maple syrup

Whisk together eggs, milk and heavy cream in a wide bowl. Cut each slice of bread into four triangles. Mix sugar and cinnamon on a plate. Heat butter in a frying pan. Quickly dip the pieces of bread in the egg mixture and fry until golden brown. Quickly dip bread in the sugar mixture. Serve with blueberries, powdered sugar and maple syrup.



Blueberry lemon waffles

2 eggs
150 g flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp sugar
Pinch of salt
1/4 tsp vanilla powder
Zest from 1 lemon
200 ml milk
60 g melted butter
50 ml cold water




A handful blueberries

To serve:
Berries
Powdered sugar

Separate egg yolks from whites and put in two different bowls. Mix together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, vanilla and lemon zest. Add 3/4 of the milk, melted butter and egg yolks and stir until smooth.
Add the rest of the milk and the water.
Whip egg whites until stiff peaks form then carefully fold them into the batter.
Bake in a hot waffle iron (throw in some blueberries in each waffle) for a few minutes or until golden brown. Serve with extra berries and powdered sugar.




Coconut pancakes with chocolate sauce

150 g flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tbsp sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
250ml coconut cream
50g butter, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
A pinch of salt

Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Mix together with sugar, eggs, coconut cream, butter, vanilla and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine then let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes. Melt som extra butter in a large frying pan. Spoon about 40 ml for each pancake. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface and pancakes are golden brown. Transfer to a plate. Serve with chocolate sauce, coconut flakes, raspberries and chopped pistachios.

Chocolate sauce
1/3 cup/75 g sugar
100 ml strong coffee or water
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla extract

Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and let come to a boil. Simmer for 3-5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken slightly. Let cool.


Blueberry banana smoothie

1 cup frozen blueberries
2 bananas
1/2 cup turkish yoghurt
1/2 cup milk
Ice cubes

Put all ingredients in a blender and mix well!

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70 comments:

  1. oh my, I want them all right now! but I'm pretty sure, I'll make the french toast next weekend.
    thanks for sharing the recipe!!!

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    1. Do it! Delicous .-) Tell me what you think!

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  2. you have no idea how much i love brunch! what gorgeous styling and photography (as usual!), and those coconut pancakes look pretty much like perfection to me. thank you :)

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    1. Thank you so much and I can tell you they ARE perfection.. with chocolate sauce.. mmm-mm!

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  3. This is just perfect...and the photography is amazing..

    http://lejlatravels.blogspot.com/

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  4. Blueberry banana smoothie for me please!!!!

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  5. Oh my! This looks so yummy! I want it all!! Great yummy pictures, by the way! :)

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  6. i am in love all the food! :) Wish I was your guest :)

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  7. Always stunning photographs! The numbers on the recipes are just a bit hard to read and I don't want to get any measurements incorrect, so do you mind posting the plain text form of the recipes? Thanks and I always look forward to your posts!

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    1. Thank you Kevin!
      Done and done :-) I even enlarged the numbers in the photos but that didn't help obviously...
      Thanks again!

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  8. Gobble, gobble, gobble! I could have these any day, any time. :-)

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  9. Beautiful photography and inspiring recipes as usual. Yummo!

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  10. I can't decide between the waffles and the pancakes - but all choices look delicious. Stunning photography as always.

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  11. Such gorgeous photos! I am especially in love with those pancakes. :)

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    1. Me too.. I just ate two.. the last two :-(
      And thanks!

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  12. Så underbart!!! Dina bilder är fantastiska! Får nog stanna hemma och fixa brunch idag! ;)
    Kram Malin

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  13. I pick the french toast - with powdered sugar and cinnamon - mmmmmmhhhmmmm!

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    1. It truly was delicious! I hadn't eaten it since I was a kid!

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  14. I'm speechless!!!! Everything blueberry makes me jump of joy!!!

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  15. Beautiful photographs of mouthwatering food.

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  16. Herregud vad gott det där såg ut! Har precis hittat hit till din blogg och är så himla glad för att jag gjorde det. Dina foton är helt fantastiska. Helt underbar inspiration!

    /Carin (www.parisinfourmonths.com)

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    1. Härligt och detsamma! Nu längtar jag till Paris.. suck.

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  17. OMG....gorgeous photos and super yummy brunch!!!!!!!!! ^_^

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  18. gorgeous, as usual..
    love the graphics too! molto bello!

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  19. I want everything! I also want your skill at photography - gorgeous, gorgeous pics :-)

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  20. Your photography is just stunning. I just ate breakfast and I could still make room for everything for all of the above.
    Sophie x

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  21. Oh my this all looks amazing, especially the smoothie and pancakes. Thanks for sharing! Yum!

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  22. Perfect as usual Linda! Wanna try everything!!

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  23. Amazing post :) amazing brunch :) amazing photos :) amazing Linda :)
    I think is enough ;)

    xoxo
    M.

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  24. Now I know what I'm making for breakfast this weekend!!! It looks so good! I might have to have breakfast then brunch so I can try it all! =)

    Ergo - Blog

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  25. Hey, I just came across your blog + the photos are INCREDIBLE! the food looks amazing, will be trying them all!

    going to add this to my regular reading list! thanks!
    x

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  26. Hello!!! I have just found your blog, and i'd like to say you that is completly amazing. Your pictures combined with different fonts are fantastic.
    I've written a post in my blog talking about you. Hope you like it.
    http://latortuguitablanca.blogspot.com.es/2013/01/call-me-cupcake.html
    Regards from Spain.
    Carla

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  27. Linda du är helt fantastisk vilka fotografier vilka recpet vilken insperationskälla du är!! Vill göra allt du lägger upp på bloggen! Vad använder du för typsnit när du skriver? Älskar din stil! Vill skriva en inbjudan som du gjort med brunch texten...

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  28. This post is amazing! Your photos are beautiful, and the subject matter is my favorite meal ;)

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  29. Oh my god! This looks like the most amazing thing ever!

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  30. I know I've said it a lot of times but, your pictures are so so wonderful! They are adorable, have a 'chic' rustic style that makes me stare at them for quite a lot of minutes! Hehe. I'm gonna make frecnh toasts for the first time this weekend, hope mine came out as good as yours...but I highly doubt it! :-p

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  31. Lovely! I was wondering how long it takes you to set things up and take enough frames? By the time I'm finished photographing food, it's always cold haha

    x

    d a n i e l l e | daniellewu.com

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  32. Oh everything looks delicious! I haven't eat breakfast yet and now I'm so hungry.
    In Poland it's so cold and snow is everywhere. I'm dreaming of blueberries!

    x

    dziurawykociolladypoison.blogspot.com

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  33. Just found your blog and am blown away. The photos are stunning and the recipes sound unbelievably delicious! I just love all of the color contrast. What a brunch!

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  34. These are some fantastic pictures, Linda!

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  35. I looove the blueberry banana smoothie! The colour is fantastic!

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  36. Hi Linda, I'm new to this blog and absolutely LOVE it. Your photography and your recipes are out of this world. Keep up the wonderful, delicious work!

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  37. Oh how yummy! I´d love to pop round and have some brunch with you! I´ll bring Cake Pops for dessert ;-)

    Love your photography!

    LG Catrin

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  38. Underbar blogg!!
    Jag har en liten fråga bara, hur får du bilderna så ljusa? De ser så bra ut!!

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  39. I will definately be rushing to the shops tomorrow to buy those pancake ingredients, so much more exciting than just lemon and sugar

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  40. Thank you! Can't wait for you to do a book in English!

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  41. awwww you make me hungry! love this brunch and can't wait to try the smoothie
    discover your blog today (thanks to pinterest), it's adorable ♥

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  42. your photos are stunning and makes me hungry although i just had breakfast!

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  43. perfect blog! Your recipes sound unbelievably delicious. have a nice weekend!

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  44. I looove the blueberry banana smoothie! The colour is fantastic!

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  45. your photos are simply AMAZING!!

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  46. i've just started my blog and your photos are simply captivating! i literally bust with excitement looking at the recipes and the photos. you are so inspirational to me! :)

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