Creme Brulee

Oh man, it’s been a while since I’ve updated this. In fairness, I haven’t stopped baking, but just…haven’t gotten around to sitting down, and typing this all up. For better or worse, this one was, again, from the cook book I’ve been using, so I don’t have good follow-along links for folk. Also, I wasn’t…

Lemon Meringue Pie

Last week I made a lemon meringue pie – the first I’d ever made! Rather than the classic meringue, however, I substituted Italian, which turned out quite nice. The only issue I ran into was when I made a mistake with the meringue, and had to run to the store to grab more eggs. While…

Bee-Sting Cake

I was quite pleased with how all this came out (following the instructions here) , as I’ve never made brioche dough before, or custard. It was nice to take a break from decorating (which requires a level of finesse I’m still working on).

Royal Icing and Shortbread

I’m a tad embarrassed its been so long since my last post. Things at work have been rather crazy as of late, and plans for a friend’s wedding are finally settling down, so hopefully my days off won’t be quite as packed.

Anyways, these were something I saw on a YouTube video. I still need some more practice getting fine details down, as well as decorating with royal icing, but I enjoyed how they turned out nonetheless.

Chocolate-Dusted Banana Cream Pie

This week was a new experience for me, as I’ve¬†never actually made a pie before. I’d actually been planning on making banana bread, or some type of banana cheesecake, but my wife encouraged me to keep trying something brand-new. First hiccup – when I’m using a new recipe,¬†especially for something I’ve never attempted, I prefer…