Jun 272012
Battenberg Cake

I love challenges, especially the ones that make you feel the adrenaline rush. This month’s Daring Baker’s challenge was to bake battenberg cake. I’m a vegetarian by brought up and by choice but I do eat eggs in concealed form as in cakes and muffins. When this month’s challenge was announced I was clearly awe struck by the pictures and somehow felt that this one can be caked only by professional bakers and not me. Want to know more about this recipe?

May 272012
Challah with Cinnamon Sugar/Chocolate Chips/Blueberries

May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah! Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by Tamar Ansh, she encouraged us to bake beautifully braided breads. I’ve already made Challah once before and I did a 3 braid straight bread the first time. This time I wanted to challenge myself by making a 6 braid straight, 4 braid straight, Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 272012
My first Daring Bakers' Challenge -- Armenian Nazook & Nutmeg Cake

This is my first Daring Bakers’ Challenge. I was so overwhelmed to see many experts making something new and creating delicacies with ease and I wasn’t sure if I would fit in the group. But my curious mind needed to feel the thrill of a challenge and that is the main reason for me to join the group. The Daring Bakers’ April 2012 challenge, hosted by Jason at Daily Candor, were two Armenian standards: nazook Want to know more about this recipe?