This week's TWD is for Chocolate Tartlets- 6 mini tarts. I only have a large tart pan, so I just made one big tart.The recipe starts out with a chocolate pastry dough for the crust. It says to remove the bottom of the pan, but I didn't do that.The filling is a made up whipped … Continue reading TWD- Chocolate Tart
A cake for Cruz, who turned 1. The mom liked this cake and wanted something similar. The cake was vanilla with cream cheese buttercream. Covered in fondant with fondant and gumpaste decorations.
A cake for Frances, who turned 5. The inside of the cake was rainbow vanilla with vanilla buttercream.
Last baby shower recipe! This was the surprise hit. I wasn't sure how yogurt and oatmeal cookie cups would be together, but it turned out to be one of the best dishes!Oatmeal Cookie Cups with Vanilla Yogurtadapted from kevinandamanda1 cup unsalted butter, softened3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup packed light brown sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Cups with Vanilla Yogurt
I made mini quiches for this baby shower. Although these take more time than I would spend on any given morning, they are delicious for a special occasion. I used red onion, red bell pepper, black forest ham and a blend of shredded mozzarella and parmisan cheese.Mini Quichesadapted from bhg.comingredients1 recipe Pastry Dough1/2 cup shredded Italian-blend cheese1/4 cup finely chopped red sweet … Continue reading Mini Quiches
For this baby shower, I made these mini pop-tarts. Inspired by these, I made lemon curd-filled pop tarts. These are easy and were a hit at the party. You just cut refrigerated pie crust into rectangles, fill with desired filling, crimp with a fork and bake!Because the baby shower theme was yellow, I used white … Continue reading Mini Pop-Tarts
I'm back to Tuesdays With Dorie and a new book! We're now baking from Baking with Julia, by Dorie Greenspan. I'm really excited to bake from this new book, which is full of great recipes and some new things that I've always wanted to try like puff pastry! The book is based on the PBS … Continue reading TWD- White Loaves
One of my best friends is having her first baby boy. To celebrate, we threw her an elephant baby shower this weekend. We based some of our ideas off this shower, which I adore. I obviously volunteered to do the food since I'm really not good at decorating. The shower was in the morning, so we … Continue reading Elephant Baby Shower
These cupcakes were for a beach themed bridal shower. I was pretty excited to be able to use my new airbrush that my dad bought me for Christmas. He's so awesome.The cupcakes were vanilla and chocolate with vanilla italian meringue buttercream. The cupcake without starfish or sand dollars were sprinkled with sparkles.