For the technical challenge in the chocolate week episode of The Great British Bake-Off, Paul challenged contestants to make a chocolate babka loaf. I’ve made a babka before and posted a recipe for Cinnamon Babka a few weeks ago, so it wouldn’t be a huge challenge for me, so I left this one to last.
For the celebration cake portion of my chocolate week bake-along, I made a coconut white chocolate cake filled with lime curd and surrounded by a white chocolate collar.
For chocolate week in my Great British Bake-Off bake along, I started with an raspberry macadamia nut version of my family brownie recipe.
For my GBBO bread week bake-along, I made a soda bread filled with caramelized onions, Gruyere cheese and thyme.
I tinkered with a family recipe for soft rolls and the results were the softest bread rolls I’ve ever had!
For week two of my Great British Bake-Off bake-along, I made almond and hazelnut Florentine Cookies with semi-sweet and caramelized white chocolate on top.
If you have been reading my blog, you will know that I have tried a few recipes from The Perfect Loaf recently. Each recipe has been a huge success! Last week, the author, Maurizio posted a picture of his Sourdough Cinnamon Babka Bread. It looked so wonderful, I had to try making it this weekend! …
For my signature bake for cake week, I made a Hazelnut-Chocolate Battenberg Cake.
This recipe is for those who want homemade pumpkin pie but don’t enjoy making pastry!
For my sourdough bread bake this weekend, I decided not to do the usual crusty artisanal loaves and try something different. Since I have had great success with recipes from The Perfect Loaf, I decided to try out his Pain de Mie recipe. Boy was I glad I tried this one!
The weather has started to cool off and the leaves are starting to change colour where I live. Time to crack open a can of pumpkin puree and bake some pumpkin scones!
My first attempt at baklava went really well. The only problem? Waiting until the next day to try them!
I took a classic French Apple Tart and amped up the flavours with a brown butter crust, a layer of salted caramel and some salted caramel pastry cream!
To celebrate my in-laws’ 51st wedding anniversary, I made a heart-shaped layer white cake with raspberry filling and raspberry cream cheese frosting.
It took me three tries to get this recipe right, but I really love this final version. The fresh raspberry taste against the rich chocolate brownie cookie is a fantastic combination!
I wanted to modify my recipe for sourdough focaccia so that it could be made with commercial yeast. But how to do it?
Since March I have been making two loaves of sourdough bread every week! One of my favourites is the Jalapeno-Cheddar Loaf!
An easy homemade pizza recipe that is ready in one hour from start to finish!
Last night I tried baking a new kind of treat … Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups filled with salted caramel. I think I have a new baking obsession!
This sourdough focaccia bread is amazingly soft and flavourful! It takes just about the same amount of time as making a good focaccia with commercial yeast but tastes much better!
This peach galette with brown sugar caramel has a rich and flaky and a boost of flavour from the almond extract and nutmeg.
These crackers are an easy way to use your sourdough discard. The dough takes seconds to put together and doesn’t require any kneading. The mix of herbs and sourdough tang make these crackers pop!
Some peach filled macarons to celebrate peach season!
These chocolate filled brioche buns are rich and buttery with a flaky crust. When served warm, they ooze a luscious chocolate filling! You can make these in a fraction of the time it would take to make croissant dough!
These easy no-bake chocolate peanut butter bars are a delicious blend of salty an sweet thanks to a couple of unusual add-ins!
This recipe for Apple Pie Layer Cake will blow your mind! Brown Butter Cake with liquid cheesecake and apple pie filling, pie crumb, pie crumb frosting and an apple caramel all come together for one amazing layer cake!