Tiramisu test run
I stayed up late last night to make tiramisu. I felt like it was a half-assed effort and that I did not do right by my favorite dessert because… I didn’t use legit ladyfingers. I resorted to using these gluten-free ladyfingers because the regular kind just did NOT exist at the supermarket. Which is kind of […]
Pineapple upside down cakes… take two!
A friend heard that I made pineapple upside down cakes in cupcake form and placed an order for a dozen. Now, I can’t just make 12 cupcakes. It’s like… only performing a third of a classical masterpiece such as, say… “Liebestraume” and leaving it at that. Nooo… I made extra batter, more caramel and opened […]
Little Pat’s birthday
Vin’s nephew Patrick was born shortly after our wedding last year, and for his first birthday I wanted to bake something. Ice cream cone cupcakes seemed like a brilliant idea for a little boy’s birthday! Vanilla cake was baked inside and then I filled them with vanilla frosting. I made blue frosting and tried to […]
Pineapple upside down cakes
Another one of my coworkers was leaving the company and so I asked “What kind of going away cake would YOU like?” The response: pineapple cake. So I looked up about five different recipes for pineapple upside down cake and read people’s comments and suggestions and ended up drafting my own recipe. My version had […]