Category Archives: Daring Bakers Challenge

Make Your Own Phyllo Dough & Baklava…Traditional & Less So: June 2011 Daring Bakers Challenge

I loved the Daring Baker’s Challenge this month. I loved it because there is no way in hell I would ever consider making my own phyllo dough…except if someone dared me. I mean you can buy perfectly good phyllo dough … Continue reading

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Frozen Maple Mousse in Walnut Tuile Cup

Welcome to my adaptation of the Daring Baker’s Challenge for April. The challenge was to make a maple mousse in an “edible container”.  The mousse was a snap to make…creamy with a nice maple flavor. For my edible container, I … Continue reading

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Almond Meringue Coffee Cake: March Daring Baker’s Challenge

When the March Daring Baker’s Challenge was announced, I already had coffee cake on the brain. For a couple of weeks, I had been reminiscing about the Danish Kringle at John Neilsen’s Bakery in Seattle.  And although I knew that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Panna Cotta with Raspberry Gelee & Orange Florentines

Welcome to my second Daring Baker’s Challenge, Panna Cotta with Florentine Cookies.  For the second month in a row, the challenge has lived up to it’s name.  I had never made panna cotta or florentine cookies before.  Time to stretch … Continue reading

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Chocolate Almond Joconde Imprime with Golden Raspberry Filling: A Daring Baker’s Three-Day Saga

Welcome to my very first Daring Baker’s Challenge!  Grab a hot drink and get comfortable because this is no simple cake.  I’ll wait.  Ready?  OK, let’s go.

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