Category Archives: Daring Bakers

All Ovah Pavlova

Once upon a time there was a Russian ballerina named Anna. Mixing some edible pearl lustre dust with almond extract and painting it on the pavlovas caused some kind of chemical reaction that mottled the beautiful, smooth shells.  If you … Continue reading

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The Cats licked the Croquembouche

This entry is VERY late, three days late to be exact. Humidity turned caramelized sugar to croquembouche goo and well, I almost gave up.  I’m glad I didn’t, so better late than never (are you listening, BOT?). When I was … Continue reading

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Orange Tian – Pith-Free, and Strawberry Kiwi Tian

I don’t like orange marmalade. Apparently my fingers dislike it too because I continue to misspell ‘marmalade’ in this entry, and I’ve had to correct every spelling of it thus far. My aversion to marmalade started with one really bad experience, discussed … Continue reading

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Tiramisu with Homemade Mascarpone Cheese and Ladyfingers

Wow, this is a first; I think.  No  goofy, sarcastic play on words in my title, just the name of the recipes provided.  It’s really no big deal, but I loved the tiramisu in this challenge so much, that I wanted … Continue reading

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Key Lime White Chocolate Nanaimo Bars with a Coconut Macadamia Graham Crust

O Canada – Again? This  the second Nanaimo Bar entry on this blog.  I don’t have many recipes since I don’t blog as often as I’d like, but yet I have TWO Nanaimo Bar entries, yep, TWO.  I’m not Canadian, … Continue reading

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