Piece of Cake

This month for Sally’s Baking Challenge, Sally chose Angel Food Cake. I was pretty excited about this for the month of June because Angel Food Cake is my Dad’s favorite cake and Father’s Day is this month! I actually had plans to move last weekend (on Father’s Day weekend), so I was kind of pushing…

Sun’s Out Buns Out!

It’s time to talk about April’s baking challenge for Sally’s blog. This month she picked Soft Dinner Rolls. I was a little surprised that she picked something that seemed so simple for a “challenge”. But hey, that means an easy month, right?! April is already filled with a lot of spring activities and family gatherings,…

When Life Gives You Lemons

I know I’ve been on a bit of a lemon kick lately, but tis the season! I seriously can’t get enough. As you know, last month for Sally’s Baking Challenge, we all made Lemon Bars. I wasn’t a huge fan of the crust, but the filling was delicious. If I had a spoon, I would…

Chocolate Pecan Macarons

So a few weeks ago I stumbled across a baking blog group that hosts their own monthly baking challenges. They pick the challenges from “The Great British Bake Off: Big Book of Baking”. Have any of you watched the Great British Bake Off on Netflix? It’s the best. One different thing I noticed about this…

Baking Fails

Happy Sunday! I have been baking non stop for the last three days, pausing to only go to work and go to sleep. In preparation for a few up coming birthdays, I’ve been practicing baking cakes from scratch. This includes homemade cake, buttercream frosting, and homemade fondant. I’ve never made homemade fondant before, and have…