Drop Cinnamon Doughnuts

Mmmm..Cinnamon Doughnuts…Me likey, makes me feel warm and fuzzy

I don’t usually deep-fry anything as I find clean-up a hassle but once in awhile when doughnut craving takes over (which is quite rare), I’ll take that original style thank you: fried not baked. I wanted to bypass all the kneading […]

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Fruit and Chocolate Chip Hot-Cross Buns and Egg-Dyeing

Easter’s just a few days away; a good excuse to whip up some hot cross buns and fill the house with the scent of warm spices and freshly baked bread! I have been feeling rather despondent lately and no sweets, desserts, entertainment or even ferocious crocheting could snap me out of this blue […]

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Daring Bakers' March 2011 Challenge: Yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake

The March 2011 Daring Baker’s Challenge was hosted by Ria of Ria’s Collection and Jamie of Life’s a Feast. Ria and Jamie challenged The Daring Bakers to bake a yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake.

I’ve been baking bread; lots and lots of bread since stage 3 of my patisserie course began in February. As a […]

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December 2010 Daring Bakers Challenge: Christmas Stollen Wreath

 
The 2010 December Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Penny of Sweet Sadie’s Baking. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make Stollen. She adapted a friend’s family recipe and combined it with information from friends, techniques from Peter Reinhart’s book………and Martha Stewart’s demonstration.

I had actually forgotten about this month’s Daring […]

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Simple Cinnamon & Raisin Scrolls & My New Addiction of Amigurumi

I haven’t had much motivation to bake or cook anything exciting or new this month (ooh.except for November’s Daring Baker’s challenge which will be posted tomorrow); our meals have been simple one meat-one veg serving or one pot dishes that I can whip up in no time. That’s not to say I […]

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Me Like Bagels

Bottom Up: Blueberry Bagel, Sesame Seeds Bagel, Poppyseeds Bagel, Parmesan & Oregano Bagel & another Blueberry Bagel

This is going to be a short post. For awhile now, I’ve been wanting to make bagels; they make such a great breakfast or lunch meal although by the time I finished making them today, they ended […]

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Mmmm....Pizza

Gourmet Pizza with savoury tomato sauce, chorizo sausage, cherry tomatoes, baby spinach, field mushrooms, ricotta cheese and sweet basil leaves

I was pretty knackered yesterday after class but summoned up enough strength to churn out a gourmet-licious pizza for two. As usual, it was more a case of rummaging through the fridge to […]

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