Tag Archives: buttercream

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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Daring Bakers – Dobos torta

Late again for the Daring Bakers challenge but not as much as last month 😉 Last weekend friends from the Netherlands stayed with us. Wanted to have the Dobos torta ready before they came on Friday but only managed to … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Caramel cake with caramel buttercream

I have to say that I wasn’t really thrilled when I saw this month’s Daring Bakers recipe even though I love caramel. It seemed a bit too much to have a caramel cake and caramel frosting. But I decided to … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Filbert Gateau with Praline Buttercream

This was the other cake I served on my birthday party last Saturday: this month’s Daring Bakers challenge. The recipe was labour intensive but straightforward and everything worked out great. I used the ingredients of the buttercream recipe but I … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Not so Opéra Cake petit fours

Opéra cake has been on my to-do list for a while so I was very happy to see it as our Daring Baker’s challenge this month. Unfortunately we were not allowed to make the traditional dark chocolate and coffee one. … Continue reading

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Chocolate birthday cake

My youngest son turned one last Saturday. Of course he didn’t know he did. But he did notice all the garlands and balloons and seemed to be very happy with them 🙂 It wasn’t really difficult to decide on the … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Ispahan Perfect Party Cake

Daring Baker time! This month Morven of Food Art and Random Thoughts was our hostess and she put Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake on the menu. The original recipe is for a lemon flavoured white cake that is filled with … Continue reading

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