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PANCAKES
by our 5th graders

Ingredients:
2 cups of flour
2 tablespoons of baking powder
1 vanilla extract
1 tablespoon of sugar
a pinch of salt

Liquid ingredients:
2 cups of milk
2 eggs
2 tablespoons of olive oil
(some butter for the frying pan)

Preparation:
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and all the liquid ingredients in another bowl. Empty the liquid ingredients mixture in the flour mixture and mix until you get a smooth mash. Then, take a small frying pan and put half a teaspoon of butter in it. After it melts, pour some of the mash into the frying pan. When you see small bubbles appearing, turn your pancake on the other side. Leave it until it becomes brownish, and put it on a tray. Put your pancakes one on top of the other, so that they remain hot! Try it at home with your family and good luck! Don’t forget: you can serve them with honey, praline, syrup, marmalade … anything sweet!

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BABADES
by Vasso B. (6th grade)

Ingredients:
4 eggs
¼ cup of sugar
¼ cup of cocoa milk
¼ cup of brandy with coffee flavor
¾ cup of flour
1 packet of baking powder
1 packet of vanilla flavor
For the syrup:
3 cups of water
3 cups of sugar
some lemon juice

Preparation:
Firstly, we beat the eggs. Then, we add the sugar and mix. While we mix, we add all the ingredients one after the other. We bake for 30-40 minutes. We boil the ingredients for the syrup for 5-6 minutes. 2-3 hours after our babades have been baked, we pour the warm syrup. We can decorate our babades with cream.

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CHOCOLATE CAKE
by Despina K. (6th grade)

Ingredients:
2 bars of dark chocolate (125gr)
2 bars of milk chocolate (85gr)
1 cup of sugar
1 packet of butter
2 cups of flour
2 packets of vanilla flavor
a bit of baking powder
5 eggs
Preparation:
Melt the butter, the dark and milk chocolate in a saucepan in low heat. Mix the sugar with the eggs and then add the chocolate mixture. In the end, put the flour, the baking powder and the vanilla flavor. Spread some butter on your cake mould and bake the mixture in a pre-heated oven in 180 Celsius degrees for 15-20 minutes.