My baking experiment #133 – orange bars

Today is the last day of winter, tomorrow the official start of spring. It’s a gorgeous day, the sun is shining, the sky is blue, the air is crisp & cool, the perfect send-off for winter. To usher in the spring season, i’m gonna bake a batch of fresh & citrus-y orange bars: http://www.inspiredtaste.net/25882/lemon-bars-recipe/ Ingredients… Continue reading My baking experiment #133 – orange bars

My baking experiment #73 – orange pudding cakes

I wanted to bake something light for dessert this evening. Came across this recipe for a souffle-like pudding-cake: http://www.dessertfortwo.com/2010/05/citrus-buttermilk-pudding-cakes/ Ingredients 1 egg, separated pinch of salt 2 Tbsp sugar 1/4 cup milk 2 Tbsp orange juice 2 Tbsp flour Instructions Preheat oven to 325°. Butter and sugar two 6-ounce ramekins all the way up and slightly… Continue reading My baking experiment #73 – orange pudding cakes

My baking experiment #60 – orange rolls with orange glaze

I love soft fluffy rolls: cinnamon rolls, orange rolls, chocolate rolls, even plain o’ dinner rolls. As long as they’re soft & fluffy, i’ll devour them. As i’ve said previously, i don’t have a stand mixer, so i have to turn to no-knead rolls: http://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/cinnamon-rolls/ Ingredients (makes 12 ginormous rolls) 3½ cups flour ¼ cup… Continue reading My baking experiment #60 – orange rolls with orange glaze

My baking experiment #53 – rugelach

Rugelach is a Jewish pastry of cream cheese dough rolled around a filling, which can include raisins, walnuts, cinnamon, chocolate spread or fruit preserves. Traditional rugelach are made in the form of a crescent, while an alternative form is constructed much like a strudel or nut roll. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/rugelach-recipe.html Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter 4 ounces cream cheese 1/4… Continue reading My baking experiment #53 – rugelach

My baking experiment #44 – orange blueberry muffins

Today (July 11, 2015) is National Blueberry Muffin Day! To celebrate, i’m baking up a batch of orange-blueberry muffins: http://amandascookin.com/orange-chocolate-chip-muffins/ Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup sugar 1/8 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup blueberries Instructions Heat oven to… Continue reading My baking experiment #44 – orange blueberry muffins

orange cheesecake minis

My favorite dessert is cheesecake, especially those super decadent ones from the Cheesecake Factory. Last year i baked a beautiful new-york cheesecake with sour cream topping, as well as mini Nutella-swirl & peanut butter cheesecakes. Since it’s summertime and super hot here in Texas, I decided to make no-bake cheesecake: http://www.lovebakesgoodcakes.com/2014/06/easy-creamy-peach-cheesecake-no-bake.html Ingredients 4 graham crackers,… Continue reading orange cheesecake minis