Archive | October, 2014

  • October 28, 2014
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Buttermilk Scones, Softer than Silk

Scones are made somewhat like biscuits… They have a very flaky and delicate texture which is a result of the very careful cutting-in of the butter; not to mention the very light hand that is used to mix-in the rest of the ingredients. Many people make them with traditional Zante currants, but the recipe can […]

  • October 21, 2014
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Going Bananas over Banana Bread

Bananas were probably one of the most modest fruit available and probably one of the most unappreciated ones as well. But now, the current has changed and the banana tidal wave has hit the baking world. Of course, there are still some countries in the world that will cold shoulder this fruit and not even […]

  • October 14, 2014
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10 Healthy Kids Birthday Cakes

The National Health & Medical Research Council in Australia has now come out with some new guidelines that childcare agencies will have to follow with reference to hygiene rules. Among all the changes, there is also a ban on blowing-out candles on any communal birthday cake. The suggestion is that parents should send separate cupcakes […]

  • October 7, 2014
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What type of icing suits a chocolate cake the best?

There are sometimes in life when we all find ourselves confronted with some very serious questions. And in seeking the right answers, we might just go through a highly-defining moment or two. Talk of chocolate does that to you and if that chocolate is in a cake and the icing that should go on top […]