Author Archives: lindakovacevic

Daring Bakers – Swiss swirl ice cream cake

A quick post from our vacation in the Netherlands to bring you this month’s Daring Bakers challenge. A pretty cake to make indeed this month! Even though I’ve made a similar cake 2 years ago (without ice cream but with … Continue reading

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Daring bakers – Chocolate pavlova

The dessert that nearly wasn’t, late but made! This month’s DB challenge was chocolate pavlova, the recipe used a mascarpone chocolate mousse-y cream and a creamy crème anglaise based sauce. In my opinion the amount of sauce is way, way, … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Piece montée

Finally a Daring Bakers challenge that I made before the reveal date 🙂 This month’s challenge was to make a Piece Montée (also called croquembouche). I made the cake for my middle son’s birthday party so I wanted to go … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Cardamom and honey pudding

Ok, so this didn’t turn out the way it was supposed to as you can see. This month’s Daring Bakers challenge was to make a British steamed suet pudding. Using suet was optional, I ended up not using it because … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Blood orange tian

This month’s Daring Bakers challenge was an orange tian. I had never heard of tian before so as far as that was concerned the challenge was new. The components for this dessert – pâte sablée, stabilized whipped cream, orange marmalade … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Tiramisù

When this month’s Daring Bakers challenge was announced I have to admit I wasn’t thrilled. I’m probably the only person in the world that doesn’t like tiramisù. But after reading the recipe I started getting more and more interested in … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Nanaimo bars

I know it’s a bit boring only reading the Daring Bakers challenges every month and nothing in between but I sort of can’t manage to do much else. I do make other stuff but usually not stuff that is particularly … Continue reading

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