Healing Cupcakes

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 the passion in the last year or so. Throughout high school, I made cakes shaped like bunnies, tiered cakes, cakes with the leg lamp from The … Continue reading Healing Cupcakes

My First Zuppa Inglese (Ada Boni Part 3)

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 making it. I had no idea what it typically looks or tastes like. At one point while baking I shouted out loud "ooooooh I'm making … Continue reading My First Zuppa Inglese (Ada Boni Part 3)

My First Ada Boni Success!

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!

My First Ada Boni Fail

Last week, I began my Ada Boni challenge with her Eritrea Tart. Overall, it seemed like a simple cake; however, this first recipe opened me up to the challenges of baking from cookbooks published in the 50s. My Eritrea Tart tastes and looks okay, but I did mess up and it will probably be much … Continue reading My First Ada Boni Fail