Tag Archives: marzipan

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 – Entremet

I wish I finished this month’s Daring Baker’s challenge on the day I intended: on Christmas eve. This was the evening I invited family for a Christmas diner. I already did some preparations to make it but just before going … Continue reading

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Cake with marzipan pod and white chocolate truffle peas

I made this cake for friends of ours who just had a baby son. Instead of using ‘blauw met witte muisjes‘ (blue and white anise seed sprinkles) I wanted to make something with a pea in the pod theme even … Continue reading

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Cupcake with white chocolate ganache and marzipan flowers

When I think spring, I think flowers so it wasn’t difficult coming up with this cupcake to enter Spring Funny Cuppy that is hosted by La casserole carrée and Les gourmandises d’Isa. Also today is my sister-in-law’s birthday so Happy … Continue reading

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Spectacular Cupcakes 2008 – Rosewater and cardamom yellow cake cupcake with marzipan flower

I never knew there was a thing called yellow cake until I read about it on Mansi’s Fun and Food. The yellow in the cake comes from using egg yolks instead of whole eggs, how interesting…. So when I needed … Continue reading

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Speculaas meringue with marzipan butter

Today is the name day of Saint Nicolas. In the Netherlands we celebrate this on the eve of Saint Nicolas day and we call it Sinterklaas. Sinterklaas is our Santa Claus. Actually, the North-American Santa Claus is based on ‘our’ … Continue reading

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Another XL cookie with marzipan

Today is my parents 36th anniversary. I surprised them by calling this morning to tell them me and the boys were coming (it was a surprise because we’re not much into celebrating anniversaries and the like). Initially I wanted to … Continue reading

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