April has turned out to be a rather hectic and busy month so far. Finding time to bake has been a bit of a challenge and finding time to blog, even more so. Well, when this Saturday turned out to be a home alone with nothing to do kind of day (this rarely happens), I […]
To commemorate Julia Child for her 100th Birthday, I drew inspiration from her Chocolate and Raspberry Dome Cake Recipe that is available on the PBS food website. What I found interesting was that the recipe is categorized under “Occasion: Christmas.” I find this slightly perplexing because I don’t typically associate raspberries with winter. So, I […]
This month, Mandy of What The Fruitcake?! came to our rescue last minute to present us with the Battenberg Cake challenge! She highlighted Mary Berry’s techniques and recipes to allow us to create this unique little cake with ease. I found the video to be very helpful. I did spend I good amount of time […]
Abracadabra!!! Banana coffee cake with cinnamon chocolate chip streusal from Back to the cutting board, and Bon Appetit via epicurious. I Didn’t follow either recipe exactly. I had to make adaptations due to a shortage of over ripened bananas.