Archive for the ‘Baking’ Category

Buttermilk Oaten Cakes

For some time now I’ve been working my way through Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads and this week I decided to try the Buttermilk Oaten Cakes. The one complaint I have about the book is that it’s completely devoid of pictures so I never know what the bread is supposed to look like, […]


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Baking Link Bonanza

I’ll have to check all these out in my¬†copious¬†free time…


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Cheesy Cakes

Well, perhaps more like a cracker or a puff – I hesitate to call it a “cake”. Regardless they went together pretty easy and cooked up better than I expected. Starting off with the dough I had my doubts that they would rise at all. A bit of flour, butter and cheese kept extremely cold […]


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Cheese Cakes

Not Cheesecake but “cheese cakes” which, according to my reading of the original recipe in Cooking with Love and Paprika, are small savory biscuit sized cakes made with cheese. The ingredient list doesn’t contain any chemical leaveners. Whatever rising occurs will be based off of cheese, flour, butter and steam. I plan on keeping things […]


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Flash in the Bundt Pan

Following a recipe is no guarantee of success. Different ingredient brands, preparation tools and interpretation in meaning can have unexpected consequences. There’s no telling what cased the chocolate bundt cake to overflow the pan!


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