I have been baking forever, but it is only last week that I have discovered the ultimate secret to perfect cake! I was baking vanilla cupcakes and mixed the butter unusually long since I was busy doing other stuff, then I added the sugar, and again, mixed the butter and sugar unusually long (for about… Read More
It’s been a while since I have tried a new cake recipe. This weekend, the request for some lemon and poppyseed cake had been formulated. There is this great recipe which you can find here. But I was looking for something a bit more rustic for the taste buds. Doesn’t look so very rustic, right?… Read More
One of the things I particularly love about weekends is that I have the time to bake. I recently baught a new book with cupcake recipes (“Cupcakes” by Janet Smith) and, what can I say, oh my!, it is difficult to choose! But today I knew: something gingery! So here are the ginger cupcakes (without… Read More
What is better than colourful crochet projects?
… #1: A part of the gifts I prepared for Cendrine for our swap. I presented you the gifts I received from her in this post here.
This evening’s occupation: lavender cupcakes (the icing is way to violet, I’ll have to use much less of the colouring powder next time) and some crochet:
1. I’m making some gifts to be sent to France in exchange for the lovely doll I have received a could of weeks back (I have talked about it here). And, yes,I am late!!! 2. I tried some Oreo cupcakes. I used a basic recipe with 110 g of flour and added the… Read More
To me, baking is the new black. Does this make sense to say? I have no idea but it does not change the fact that I am really into baking at the moment… so this evening, after dinner, I prepared some cream puffs (without cream). This type of pastries is an evergreen in France and… Read More
Here a selection of some (crochet) projects and baking. We received the loveliest of Waldorf dolls, it came all the way from France, so I started preparing a new set of clothes… The doll has been made by Autour de Dea and it is perfect! Here some more pics.