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Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple Cake

[donotprint] This month’s Food Network Canada Cooking Club Challenge was Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple “coffee” Cake (named because it’s a cake you might serve with coffee, not because it has coffee as an ingredient).  I was excited to try this as I really love cakes made with either yoghurt or sour cream – helps […]

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Daring Bakers Orange Tian

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. To tell you the truth, my heart wasn’t really into this challenge from the start – something to do […]

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Daring Bakers Tiramisu on eatlivetravelwrite.com

My first Daring Bakers’ challenge – Tiramisu!

My first Daring Baker’s Challenge! Yes, after a couple of forays into the Daring Cooks, I have succumbed to the lure of the Daring Bakers!  For those of you not familiar with the Daring Kitchen, head over to the site to see what all the buzz is about! This month’s challenge was tiramisu!  “Yikes,” I […]

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Adelaide institutions #1 – Balfour’s frog cakes

Adelaide institutions #1 – Balfour’s frog cakes

Aren’t they lovely??? But what are they?? Why it’s a frog cake, of course – they even have a Wikipedia entry! It’s a basic sponge cake square with a jam layer in the middle coated in thick fondant (brown, pink or green) icing with a round “head” made of sticky sweet cream and slit to […]

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