Macarons 2

Roopa Now that I’m on a macaron making mission, there will likely be a few macaron posts on here. I had some ideas of things to improve from last time (and a lot of excess ganache) so round 2 happened. I fixated on all the imperfections in the last post, but I neglected to mention … More Macarons 2


Roopa As per usual, I prematurely volunteered myself to bake for a work event and didn’t plan well or leave myself much time. It was a high tea, and after waffling between several options I decided on madeleines. I considered macarons, but I felt a bit nervous making them without having tested them in my … More Macarons

Cake Batter Blondies

Roopa There are three class birthdays this week, so clearly, I got volunteered into making three desserts. The first choice was these cake batter blondies from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Originally I was planning on making a croquembouche, but then I decided I should probably pass school. They were a big hit in class, and basically … More Cake Batter Blondies

Skeleton Cake

SKELETON CAKE Roopa I finally got to use my skeleton mold! There was nothing fancy about the baking of this cake – yay for Betty Crocker – since I didn’t have a lot of time. I think my vision was much cooler than the actual execution, but you can’t win them all. I used white … More Skeleton Cake

Vanilla Mint Cupcakes

VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH MINT ICING Roopa These are a remake of some Christmas themed cupcakes I made before. It was a little bit shambles – I didn’t have the right sprinkles, I didn’t have blue food colouring, my cupcakes baked funny, and they weren’t even very minty!  But, I like the purple streaks! Small victories!