Monthly Archives: April 2016

Dobos Torte

It’s official. This dessert has overrun my Lemon London Fog Cake as my prettiest creation so far. Shiny caramelized cake shards, whipped dark chocolate buttercream, seven even layers of light and airy sponge cake. I couldn’t stop taking pictures! Despite its stunning … Continue reading

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Povitica (Or Walnut Sugar Swirl Bread)

As soon as I saw this recipe on the Great British Baking Show I knew I just had to make it. I bumped the cupcakes that had been on my calendar and moved this to the front of the queue. How … Continue reading

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Top Ten Treats

I was looking back through all my recipes recently and thought that, with over 60 posted on the blog, it might be time to do a Top Ten list of some of my favorites. That way those of you who … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lemon Bakewell Tart

The Great British Baking Show. Do you watch it? I. Am. Obsessed. Beautiful baked goods, British accents, contestants who actually seem to like each other? It’s the best kind of reality TV. I’ll admit that I watch a lot of … Continue reading

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Rum and Coke Cupcakes (and Molasses Cookies!)

I’m sharing these cupcakes because I do think they’re beautiful, and the flavors are great. The frosting and the caramel are perfect, but both were salvaged only after first following a recipe that yielded soupy caramel liquid and a meringue … Continue reading

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Brownie and Orange Butter Cake Cupcakes

I meant for these cupcakes to be another spring-inspired dessert. We finally had some 60 degree days here this past week and it felt amazing! (Now of course we are supposed to get snow this week, but let’s ignore that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Muffins with Coconut and Lime

Just a quick recipe here. I followed Cookie Monster Cooking’s recipe for Lime, Dark Chocolate, and Coconut Muffins. I did cut the recipe in half, and it made 6 muffins. They hardly rise at all, so fill up your pan all the … Continue reading

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Cookies and Cream Macarons and Lemon Macarons

I had wanted to make macarons for at least a couple of months. BUT, I had never tried a macron (or even seen one in person)! So one week before I planned to try to make them, I walked downtown … Continue reading

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