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sweets and desserts

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Patrushka cake variation: banana walnut

Friday, June 7th, 2019

summary: banana walnut cake with cream cheese icing; variation on Patrushka Cake; origins of the name “Patrushka Cake”; I love the internet! According to some sources, [the cake is] also known as Patrushka cake, which offers more than a hint of Eastern European origins. – Blair K, Slovenian Roots Quest, June 2015 Should I burst […] Continue reading »

Wordless(ish) Not-Wednesday: Ersatz Meringue

Monday, January 28th, 2019

This year, we are the Smugs! (Cake Day)

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

summary: I love Cake Day; annual vinarterta making; disaster averted (not again!?!) (click on image to see photos taken on previous Cake Days) Ha!! We are the Smugs this year! Yesterday, my vinarterta-making-sister and I squeaked in under the wire and made our cake BEFORE our fruitcake-making-sister. Nyah nyah! We won the game… Ha Ha! […] Continue reading »

Persian Cardamom Shortbread (GF; bookmarked recipe)

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

summary: recipe for Persian Cardamom Shortbread – gluten-free cookies; using brown rice flour instead of white rice flour doesn’t ruin the cookies; the thrill of having gluten-free cookies not taste like they were made in the sandbox; really? no pictures?? too bad, because the cookies were lovely; information about Bookmarked Recipes Bookmarked Recipes Why oh […] Continue reading »

Exploring my Celtic roots with Kouign Amann (BBB February 2015)

Monday, February 16th, 2015

summary: recipe for Kouign Amann baked in muffin tins; a Bread Baking Babes project for their 7th anniversary; submission for YeastSpotting; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) February 2015 (7th anniversary) Oh boy!! More snow! And it’s c-c-c-c-old! (15C in the kitchen and as low as -25C […] Continue reading »

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