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Coffee Mousse Roll Cake

The same friend that requested the princess cake last year had her birthday this weekend. However, this year I was given less guidance as to what she wanted, the only hints I was given being “coffee and vanilla” and upon … Continue reading

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Beef Wellington

Unsurprisingly, my first attempt at cooking meat did not go off without a hitch. Then again, perhaps one of the hardest dishes to accomplish wasn’t the best place to start. It began well, after cooking the beef for the longest … Continue reading

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4 Layered Cake

This cake was not supposed to have four layers, though perhaps if I had read the instructions first, I would have known that. The plan had been simple, a layer of rose water  flavored cake, and a layer of orange … Continue reading

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Cannoli

I doubt I’ve ever come to despise a dessert more. After following this recipe given to me by a friend: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/88849/cannoli/ I can say that I well and truly do not like cannoli. Things started out fine. The dough was simple enough to make, … Continue reading

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Birds Milk Cake (Ptichye Moloko)

If pure chaos existed in cake form, it would be this. While the batter itself was simple to make, baking it was an ordeal. It baked quickly, which was good, considering the first batch didn’t come out right. Although therecipe … Continue reading

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Croquembouche

So after a total of 4 hours and questioning my love for cream puffs, I ended up with this: After following the only recipe I could find that seemed to be of any decency I was pleasantly surprised with the … Continue reading

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Princess Cake (prinsesstårta)

A friend of mine (whose parents are Swedish) recently lamented that she could not find a decent Princess Cake. So naturally, I decided to give it a try. The first hurdle seemed to be the custard. As the recipe stated … Continue reading

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Mille Crepe

What on earth possessed me to create this madness, I may never know. Having seen the tasty video for a mille crepe earlier, I thought it could be cool to give it a try. About two hours, a jar of … Continue reading

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