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Daring Bakers: Gingerbread House

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

The December 2009 Daring Bakers challenge was brought to you by Anna of Very Small Anna and Y of Lemonpi. They chose to challenge Daring Bakers everywhere to bake and assemble a gingerbread house from scratch. They chose recipes from Good Housekeeping and from The Great Scandinavian Baking Book as the challenge recipes. We’ve been […]

Daring Bakers: Copycat Cookies, Sort Of

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The July Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Nicole at Sweet Tooth. She chose Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies and Milan Cookies from pastry chef Gale Gand of the Food Network. We were unexpectedly invited to a July 4th barbecue at the house of some friends, and I thought, “Hey, what a great opportunity to make this […]

Daring Bakers: Bakewell Tart!

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired by a rich baking history dating back to the 1800′s in England. Bakewell tart is apparently a term applied to various confections, […]

Daring Bakers: Strudel, With Not an Apple in Sight

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

The May Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Linda of make life sweeter! and Courtney of Coco Cooks. They chose Apple Strudel from the recipe book Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest and Prague by Rick Rodgers. I wasn’t going to do apple, was I? I thought it was about time #2 […]

Daring Bakers: Cheesecake, and It Sure Is Daring

Monday, April 27th, 2009

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I don’t like cheesecake. And I forgot to check this month’s recipe till the middle of last week. And I was away all weekend. So my entry in this month’s Daring Bakers challenge has been […]

Daring Bakers: For the Love of Chocolate

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

My first Daring Bakers post! This is so exciting!! I don’t think I’ve ever used so many exclamation points before!!! The February 2009 challenge is hosted by Wendy of WMPE’s Blog and Dharm of Dad ~ Baker & Chef. They have chosen a Chocolate Valentino cake by Chef Wan, a Vanilla Ice Cream recipe from […]

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