Roopa My coworker Brandon got married last weekend, and through a series of events I ended up making the wedding cake. It was a pretty small and informal wedding and they just wanted a simple 6″ cake, so there wasn’t a ton of planning/time required. They wanted a white cake with an almond icing and … More Blackberry Wedding Cake
Roopa I had to bake something for a birthday and for some gluten free people on the same day, so I decided to make two almond tortes that I adapted from this StyleSweetCA recipe. While making it, there were a few parts that didn’t look how I envisioned them, so I’d probably tweak some proportions … More Chocolate Almond Torte
Roopa This was definitely a very interesting recipe. It certainly tasted great, but it was a very different texture than the average cake thanks to the almond flour and polenta. We layered (not gluten free) streusel on the top and bottom of the cake, so if you want the cake to be gluten free, leave … More Polenta Almond Cake with Streusel
Roopa I found a new recipe for red velvet cupcakes, so I thought I’d give it a try. I haven’t actually seen many eggless recipes, and none of the ones I’ve tried have been as good as the normal version. The ones I tried were adapted from ‘Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World’ with some … More Red Velvet Cupcakes
ALMOND SHORTBREAD COOKIES Roopa I tried out the shortbread recipe from the Sprinklebakes book today, which can also be found here. I used almond extract instead of vanilla, and they turned out fantastic. They are quite easy to make, and it’s also easy to gauge when they’re done!
CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH ALMOND BUTTERCREAM ICING Roopa I used this cupcake recipe, and just a basic almond buttercream (left over from last week’s Cookie Monster cupcakes). I added Skor bits on top for the final product, but they weren’t the most aesthetically pleasing. Just delicious.