It’s impossible to get away from holiday baking and fall flavors this time of year, but this is a nice little baking effort that does just that. Coconut and chocolate combine for a decadent break from the pumpkin/cranberry/walnut industrial complex. Enjoy!
Another kind of Babka, this time of the coffee cake variety. Good for breakfast or for eating mindlessly while watching reruns in bed. You’ve been warned!
Swiss roll cake with hazelnuts and mocha cream – the perfect dessert (and, ahem, breakfast) for any time of year! Easy to bake and assemble, so why aren’t you making one right now? You could be having CAKE!
This upside-down apple spice cake was a nice mid-autumn treat that was rustic, tasty, and eaten in record time!
Baguette: the siren that sang to me and made me forget supermarket bread for all eternity. This is an easy recipe to make your own baguette at home, no special equipment needed! Thanks to the folks at WeekendBakery.com!
Like cookies, but better! Shortbread cookies are sandwiched around red currant jelly and enrobed in a dark chocolate glaze for a decadent treat that would certainly be wolfed down by the kiddies but are meant for adults. Sorry kid, the Oreos are over there – knock yourself out. Come back when you’re mature enough to appreciate these.
All these sweets makes a rebel crave some savory baked goodness. This semolina-sesame bread fits the bill nicely.
This decadent chocolate dessert is perfection, European-style. The person it was named after inspired Hungarian bakers to create something worthy of the greatest scandal-maker of his time. Read on!
Chocolate and orange flavors come together in this not-too-sweet dessert that I could eat night after night. A few steps are required to bring it together, but it is so worth it!
Making great brioche at home isn’t as difficult as it seems upon first glance, provided you have the right equipment. This recipe yields a great big loaf of rich, buttery, and slightly sweet bread that is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or made as French Toast for weekend brunch. Get to know good brioche and ordinary bread will seem lacking.