The daring baker challenge this month was cheesecake. We were given total creative freedom in this challenge, which I love! The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I ended up using a […]
This is what said when I took my first bite of this decadent flourless chocolate cake that was our Daring Baker challenge this month. I plated up one serving before dinner (when the light is still good) for photo purposes only. We planned on eating […]
Yeah yeah… better late than never, right? Yesterday was the official posting day for Daring Bakers to unveil their top secret pastry… Unfortunately, the universe was against me, and posting on time was just not an option.This month was Filbert Gateau with Praline buttercream, chosen by Mele Cotte. The recipe came from Great Cakes by Carol Walter.
I was actually going to skip this month as it was a very busy one, and my kitchen is being remodeled. This was a true challenge for me,because I assembled the cakewithout a kitchen.You don’t realize how important counters and a kitchen sink are when you’re trying to fill and ice a cake. Not easy… and quite the mess.