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Week 19: Chocolate-rum Swiss roll with chocolate and hazelnut whipped cream frosting

Another attempt at Martha Stewart’s chocolate swiss roll. But instead of the whipping cream that came with the original recipe, I made some chocolate whipped cream adapted from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s Cake Bible, which was absolutely delicious!

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Week 15: Triple-chocolate mousse cake

So, the most important thing I learnt from this experiment is – allow plenty of time for mousse to set. This bake was intended to be the dessert for our New Year’s Eve dinner. So, the night before, I started … Continue reading

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Week 5: Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate and salted caramel frosting

Second attempt at chocolate cupcakes using the same recipe for the cake and chocolate frosting as before, but separated half of the frosting and adding salted caramel sauce in it. Unfortunately, the salted caramel flavor was not as distinct as … Continue reading

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Week 4: Lemon cupcake with lemon cream cheese frosting

So far, everything I have made uses some form of chocolate. I thought I should probably try something different, and lemon cupcakes seem like an interesting enough option. Unfortunately, I was not able to find a recipe that I had … Continue reading

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Week 4: Chocolate cupcake with American chocolate buttercream frosting

I was originally intrigued by this recipe on Martha Stewart’s website due to the Vanilla French buttercream. It sounded really delicious, and the fact that I have not made anything with actual vanilla beans made it even more interesting. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Week 3: Quiche Lorraine

I am not sure why, but I always get the impression that quiche Lorraine is a rather tricky bake. I must have read through Martha Stewart’s quiche Lorraine’s recipe at least 10 times, trying to find out what is the … Continue reading

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Week 3: Chocolate Rum Swiss Roll

It always amazes me how one can bake a thin layer of cake, and then, roll it up. I thought it’d be awfully difficult. I mean, rolling a layer of cake into a tube. But, Martha Stewart said there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Week 3: Garlic and herb rolls

These rolls (adapted from my version of Martha Stewart’s cinnamon roll recipe), substituting the sweet filling for melted butter, roasted garlic, garlic powder, dried thyme and rosemary and a sprinkle of leftover parmiggiana reggiano. On the hindsight, I should probably … Continue reading

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Week 2: Red velvet cupcakes

Divine. Despite the recent popularity of salted caramel, I could never pick up a batch of cupcakes from the shops without buying at least one red velvet cupcake. So, it seems appropriate that I give this recipe from Martha Stewart a … Continue reading

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Week 2: Cinnamon walnut and chocolate roll

This time with salted caramel glaze. I never thought I would attempt to bake bread so soon, but, this cinnamon nut bun recipe from Martha Stewart seemed manageable.

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