Posts Tagged ‘Daring Bakers’

Daring Bakers April 2010: Steamed Pudding

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. I wasn’t terribly excited about this challenge at first, and didn’t bother with the whole suet thing, choosing instead to substitute butter (of [...]

Daring Bakers March 2010: Grapefruit Tian with Matcha & Black Sesame

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris.

Daring Bakers December 2009: Home for the Holidays

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

So! I still haven’t found the time or energy to really get a coherent blog post together (and the majority of my holiday goodies have been failing MISERABLY) and things aren’t looking good for January either (can you say nearly a month of exams and multi-day projects?) but the other bakers are a-posting. Since I’m [...]

Daring Bakers October 2009 – Macarons

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Ami S. She chose macarons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern as the challenge recipe.

Daring Bakers September 2009 – Vol-au-Vent

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

The September 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Steph of A Whisk and a Spoon. She chose the French treat, Vols-au-Vent based on the Puff Pastry recipe by Michel Richard from the cookbook Baking With Julia by Dorie Greenspan.

Daring Bakers August 2009 – Is My Dobos Burning?

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite Nigella. They chose the spectacular Dobos Torte based on a recipe from Rick Rodgers’ cookbook Kaffeehaus:  Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Caffés of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague.

Daring Bakers July 2009 – Better Late Than Never!

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Holy crap y’all. I’m back on the internet! Before I start regaling you with tales of my adventures and new recipes, I have a little catching up to do. Namely, my Daring Bakers post from LAST MONTH, which I unfortunately did not have time to write before I moved. Though I made these the week [...]

Bakewell Tart/Pudding: Daring Bakers June 2009

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.

Apricot Strudel: Daring Bakers May 2009

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. As you can see, I didn’t make an apple strudel. I had a bunch of [...]

Cheesecake Centerpiece: Daring Bakers April 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

This month’s Daring Baker’s Challenge is another first for me: cheesecake! Baked in a water bath and everything! The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I left the flavor choosing up to Z and my dad, since they both love cheesecake. They [...]