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Paris brest

The November Daring Baker’s challenge took us for a ride! Luisa from Rise of the Sourdough Preacher challenged us to make Paris-Brest, a beautiful pastry celebrating the Paris-Brest bicycle race. 1,135 more words



There were two exciting things to come out of France this week. The first was the discovery of a 1623 Shakespeare First Folio in Saint Omer, apparently sat in the library undisturbed for 200 years. 343 more words


The November Daring Bakers challenge was that most luscious of pastries, the Paris-Brest. This isn’t authentic because it has no praline in the pastry cream, but I had to make a nut-free version, so… you can find a link to the praline version at the end of this post. 772 more words


One Lovely Blog Award....

The rules for the nominees:

1. Thank the person who nominated you for the award.

Thank you, floridaborne, for nominating me. This lovely lady is a talented writer, poet, doggie lover, and feline snuggler. 2,360 more words

Family Ties

First Daring Baker's Challenge- Sachertorte

Success! I’ve joined the Daring Baker’s community and completed this month’s challenge: Sachertorte- a classic Austrian dessert.

This October’s Daring Baker’s Challenge was brought to us by Korena from… 1,121 more words


Sachertorte, or the Drunk Sand Castle Project

I’m totally in over my head with this new baking group. Last time I made chimney cake. Now this. I spent four hours of my Saturday spackling this cake into the unimpressive mound you see here in this photograph. 1,307 more words

Bake This Day Our Daily Bread

Austrian Sachertorte

The October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Korena of Korena in the Kitchen. She took us to Austria and introduced us to the wonders of the Sachertorte. 2,060 more words