Category Archive: Holiday Baking

Dec 12

Chocolate Roulade with Raspberry Cream : A Yule Log in the Making.

Want a cake to impress, other than a traditional fruit cake, this festive season? Then this cake is it. A beautiful chocolate génoise filled with luscious cream and raspberries, all encased in a layer of thick fudge. It looks fancy but it isn’t hard to do.

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Dec 11

Christmas Meringue Tower

Honing my skill in decorative confectionary, I chose to make this vanilla meringue tower for the last office meeting before they shut for the Christmas season. It wasn’t exactly difficult …. but let’s just say one just needs a healthy dose of patience.

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Dec 03

Dark Chocolate Fudge Christmas Cupcake

Made these gorgeous dark chocolate fudge cupcakes as part of my Christmas Baking Project. I even made the cupcake covers from scratch. So go on, tap into your Christmas creativity bank now and come up with some beautiful cupcakes of your own.

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Nov 27

A Christmas Baking Project 2011

It’s time to unleash my Christmas Baking Project 2011. In this post you will find out how to make some wonderful baking projects for the Christmas season. Recipes are linked on a separate post. Enjoy. Get creative.

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Nov 22

‘C’ is for carrot cake and Christmas

All the good things in life seems to start with the letter ‘C’, like cream cheese, cranberries, chocolate, Christmas and carrot cake. I like all manner of spiced cake with fruit in it and the carrot cake is no exception (so long as its low in nuts). I thought I would give it a go considering I have never made a carrot cake in my life.

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Nov 11

Christmas Traditions of the Netherlands – 11.11.11

Sinterklaas kapoentje  HO! HO! HO!  Very busy day today ~ last minute prep for the upcoming Sint & Piet Day festival here in the Netherlands. To be honest, it’s really the feast of St Martin first, then its Sint & Piet day. Prior to Sinterklaas’ arrival, on the evening of St Martin’s day, children celebrate by going door-to-door with paper …

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Oct 28

Bloody Pumpkin Epic Fail : A Halloween Attempt

This is both a review of a new silicone pan and the tale of an epic fail when a friend and I got a little over zealous with the baking ideas. What was meant to be a yummy and ingeniously baked cake turned out to be a rather ghastly bloody mess. Read on … if you dare.

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Oct 04

Orange & Cranberry Loaf

Cracking your head wondering what to make this festive season? Can’t be bothered soaking and prepping fruit mince for a traditional Christmas cake? Then opt for this wonderful citrus loaf, dotted with red ruby cranberries. Drizzle an orange glaze over the top and you are all set.

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