Roopa It was my friend Rebecca’s birthday and she is a big Fireball aficionado. Not really sure why, but that’s besides the point. We were having a conversation about birthday baking, and I told her that the entire point of having a friend who bakes is that you can get whatever you want, and aren’t … More Fireball Brownies
Roopa These are a particularly famous Christmas cookie made from mostly marzipan. They were my personal favourite of all the cookies we made in this course, which was surprising since I don’t generally love marzipan. Apparently quality marzipan makes a difference!
Alana Unfortunately baking ended up on the back burner for the last couple months. In January I was taking a critical care course in light of my new job in the ICU (yay!), so that and adulting took up a substantial amount of my time. During my last week of class, I was cruising through … More Spinach Muffins
Roopa These puff pastry cinnamon rolls were a multi-day venture. I made the puff pastry on the first day, and did the rolling out and baking on the second day. It worked out pretty well since you need to thoroughly chill puff pastry dough anyways. I used rough puff pastry, but traditional puff pastry is … More Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls
Roopa I tried experimenting with some different flavour combinations today. I made cinnamon chocolate cupcakes with a flour based icing. The cupcakes themselves were more brownie-like than cake-like, so it’s really about personal preference. Some people LOVED them, but others prefer a crumblier cake. The frosting – found in this book – is much less … More Cinnamon Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting