My baking experiment #57 – baked churro s’mores

I had the churro s’mores at Applebee’s the other day and absolutely loved it so much that i ordered another one. The churros were hot & crispy, and goes perfectly with the chocolate dipping sauce with mini marshmallows. When i came home i told myself to recreate it. Since i don’t have a fryer, i… Continue reading My baking experiment #57 – baked churro s’mores

My baking experiment #45 – chocolate éclairs

Today is Bastille Day: le quatorze juillet, the French National Day (La Fête nationale). I’m celebrating by baking up one of my favorite French pastries – chocolate éclairs. The éclair is a choux pastry (pâte à choux) that originated in Burgundy, France during the nineteenth century when it was called “pain à la duchesse” or “petite duchesse“. It’s filled with pastry cream (crème pâtissière)… Continue reading My baking experiment #45 – chocolate éclairs

My baking experiment #33 – cream puffs

My fiance & I decided to have our wedding reception at Maggiano’s banquet hall. We’re planning the menu for the reception and for me, the most important course is dessert. On their dessert menu, I came across the profiteroles. I thought to myself: hey, these look yummy and i could totally make them! From Wikipedia:… Continue reading My baking experiment #33 – cream puffs