I’ll write a more detailed post tomorrow, but I wanted to share a picture of this spiderweb cake with chocolate spiders that I made to celebrate today. The cake is pumpkin and the frosting is a Spiced Swiss meringue buttercream. More tomorrow!
I ended up making two tarts for the tart challenge of my Great British Bake-Off Bake-Along! This pomegranate tart was so pretty!
My pastry week bake-along featured some disastrous eclairs, my twist on a Cornish Pasty and two fantastic tarts!
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! …