My baking experiment #164 – x’mas poke cake

There’s more baking this morning! We are invited to a friend’s x’mas party this evening, so of course i’m bringing dessert. Last year i made a x’mas log cake which was yummy but a lot of work. This year i decided to go simpler and make an easy (but still yummy!) x’mas poke cake: Ingredients… Continue reading My baking experiment #164 – x’mas poke cake

My baking experiment #105 – strawberry chocolate sandwich cookies

After a hearty x’mas brunch, of course we need a yummy dessert. And for dessert, I made some strawberry chocolate sandwich cookies: Ingredients 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar pinch salt 1/4 cup cocoa powder 4 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp chocolate chips 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 egg Directions Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease 7×7 inch baking pan.… Continue reading My baking experiment #105 – strawberry chocolate sandwich cookies

My baking experiment #102 – strawberry coffee cake

Happy x’mas eve! The weather’s gorgeous today… it’s 75 F out, the sun is shining brightly, the sky is clear & blue, the air is crisp & slightly cool. Feels like a perfect fall day. I’ve been making lots of chocolate desserts these past few days. It’s all good since i’m an incurable chocoholic and there can never… Continue reading My baking experiment #102 – strawberry coffee cake

My baking experiment #89 – strawberry swirl muffins

Haven’t had muffins in awhile. Decided to bake up a batch of strawberry swirl muffins for breakfast: INGREDIENTS 1 cup flour 1/2 Tbsp baking powder pinch salt 3 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup orange juice 2 Tbsp oil 3 Tbsp strawberry preserves INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven 400 F. Lightly grease 6 muffin cups. In bowl, whisk… Continue reading My baking experiment #89 – strawberry swirl muffins

My baking experiment #82 – sweet buns

It’s a cloudy & rainy day today. I’m not a big fan of the rain; it gets me down. So i decided to bake up a batch of sweet buns to sweeten up the day: http://anitalianinmykitchen.com/sweet-surprise-dessert-bread INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups flour dash salt 1 Tbsp sugar 3/4 tsp yeast 1 egg, beaten, divided 1 Tbsp… Continue reading My baking experiment #82 – sweet buns

My baking experiment #79 – homemade toaster strudels

Today is Sunday, and in this household it means pizza night! As usual i make the pizza dough enough for one pizza and some leftover dough for dessert. Tonight i’m experimenting with homemade toaster strudels or pop tarts (same thing, just different brand names). I roll out the pizza dough into a rectangle and cut… Continue reading My baking experiment #79 – homemade toaster strudels

My baking experiment #77 – strawberry scones

It’s a beautiful fall morning, and to start the day off on a sweet note, i baked some strawberry scones for breakfast: Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces 1/4 cup milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup chopped strawberries… Continue reading My baking experiment #77 – strawberry scones

My baking experiment #66 – strawberry muffins

I love muffins. They’re versatile and portion-controlled lovely little bites of sweetness. They can be eaten for breakfast or dessert. You can put anything in them. And best of all they’re super easy to make, so you can whip up a batch of yummy muffins whenever the desire hits you, and for me it’s almost… Continue reading My baking experiment #66 – strawberry muffins