Baking has been a creative outlet for me since I was about 13. I think Cake Boss started it all for me...and The Great British Bake Off absolutely reignited my passion recently. Throughout high school, I made cakes shaped like bunnies, tiered cakes, cakes with the leg lamp from The Christmas Story, and so much … Continue reading Healing Cupcakes
Part three and Ada Boni is still beating me. This was my first time making Zuppa Inglese. Sticking to my original challenge, I knew nothing about the recipe prior to baking. I had no idea what it should look or taste like. At one point, while baking I shouted out loud "ooooooh I'm making pudding!!!"...yup. … Continue reading My First Zuppa Inglese (Ada Boni Part 3)
Ada Boni challenge continued...this week I made Boni's Bocca Di Dama recipe. Keep scrolling to see: The recipeAny problems I experiencedMy next recipeComparing my results to google photosWhere to follow the journey The Recipe Bocca Di dama Ingredients 1/4 cup shelled almonds1/4 cup sugar1 egg, lightly beaten7 eggs, at room temperature3 egg yolks, at room … Continue reading My First Ada Boni Success!
Last week, I began my Ada Boni challenge. I chose to start with the Eritrea Tart because it seemed like a simple cake. I was very wrong to make this assumption. This first recipe opened me up to the challenges of baking from cookbooks published in the 1950s. My Eritrea Tart tastes and looks okay, … Continue reading My First Ada Boni Fail