Aaaaahhhhhhh. *yawn* Summer’s finally really over. Now comes the time of year when you while away the cold and stormy afternoons sitting by the window reading a book, all snuggled up in a blanket and sipping hot cocoa. Or tea. Or coffee. Or a carajillo. Continue reading
My favorite baking book at the moment is Piece of Cake, by Camilla V. Saulsbury. The book’s USP is that Mrs. Saulsbury has managed to break even the most complicated looking cake recipe down to her genius one-bowl-approach. I was introduced to the book on a blog I frequently read, called Baking Bites, and added it to my amazon wishlist. Luckily for me and everyone around me, I promptly received it as a Christmas gift.
For my birthday, I made an Irish Coffee Cake from the book and adapted one of the icing recipes to make the most amazingly boozy and scrumptious icing I have ever tasted. Continue reading