Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Candied Orange and Chocolate Biscotti

Candied Orange and Chocolate Biscotti
2 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter at room temperature
2 large eggs

1 c. candied orange peel
1/2 c. chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

Sift together flour and baking powder
In another bowl mix …

Bread Pudding

bread pudding

Bread Pudding
4 c. chopped bread
2 c. milk
1 c. cream
3 eggs beaten
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. rasins
1/4 c. pine nuts
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg

Place bread crumbs in a bowl and cover with milk and cream
Soak for one hour
Preheat oven to 300
Mix eggs sugar and …

Shaping Bread

Here is a stop motion video of me shaping the buns from the previous post.

No Knead Buns


No Knead Bread Dough
3 c. lukewarm water (about 100ยบ F)
1 1/2 tbsp yeast
1 1/2 tbsp salt
6 1/2 c. all purpose flour

* for those of us without 1/2 tbsp measures .5 tbsp = 1.5 tsp

Mix together all ingredients in a 5 quart container
Let rise at …

Mini Baum Kuchen

baum kuchen

I have fond memories of baum kuchen from a trip to Germany my family took when I was a kid. It translates to “tree cake” in english. It’s cooked in a special machine with a spit where layer upon layer of batter is cooked …

Deep Fried Spaceballs

deep fried spaceballs aka doughnut holes

They’re really just doughnut holes covered in tang icing and dipped in astronaut ice cream, but I think that warrants a weird name. I used this …

Waffle Sandwiches

Waffle Sandwich - Nutella and Bananas


Toasted sandwiches are awesome. Also known as toasties or jaffles depending on where you are from. …

Failure: Tuscan Bread

tuscan bread
Pretty… pretty shitty.

I already twittered about my tuscan bread failure so this is a little late. Over the weekend I made my first loaf of bread. I followed the recipe in Bread Bakers Apprentice…