My baking experiment #190 – sopapilla cheesecake bars

For the party this afternoon i baked a bûche de Noël but that doesn’t seem enough to feed a party, so i decided to bake a batch of sopapilla cheesecake bars: http://littlespicejar.com/sopapilla-cheesecake-bars/ Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla 1 egg 2 Tbsp sugar +… Continue reading My baking experiment #190 – sopapilla cheesecake bars

My baking experiment #189 – bûche de Noël

Today we’re going to a friend’s x’mas party and she requested i make a chocolate cake.    I was delighted to oblige and since it’s x’mas, i decided to go with a classic yule log or bûche de Noël: https://www.crazyforcrust.com/chocolate-truffle-cake-roll/ INGREDIENTS  3 large eggs  3/4 cup sugar  2 Tbsp water  1 tsp vanilla extract  3/4 cup flour  1/4 cup cocoa powder  1 tsp baking powder  1/4 tsp salt INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to… Continue reading My baking experiment #189 – bûche de Noël

My baking experiment #185 – fudgy chocolate cake with nutella buttercream

Happy Saturday!! I say this every year and i’ll say it again: can’t believe the year is almost over! Thanksgiving is coming up next week, then x’mas, then before we know it the new year is upon us. Where did time go? My husband’s birthday is coming up next week as well, and this evening… Continue reading My baking experiment #185 – fudgy chocolate cake with nutella buttercream

My baking experiment #184 – crazy chocolate cupcakes

Happy Hump Day! It’s been an extremely exhausting & crazy busy week. I’m glad it’s mid-week and we’re over the hump. I really needed something sweet to get me through the remainder of the week, but have no energy to make something elaborate. I’ve made a wacky/crazy (no eggs/milk/butter) cake before, and it was super… Continue reading My baking experiment #184 – crazy chocolate cupcakes