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Dared to Bake: Cafe au Lait Cheesecake with Caramel

Dared to Bake: Cafe au Lait Cheesecake with Caramel

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. According to Jenny, her friend Abbey T. has tweaked this recipe to it’s now almost perfect state. The basic cheesecake recipe is adaptable to various flavors so you could be making this cheesecake for a…

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Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno)

The Daring Bakers have a new home in the Daring Kitchen! If you hadn’t heard of the daring bakers before, come visit with other cooks in the newly opened Daring Kitchen and participate in the monthly cooking and baking events that will be sure to challenge you and stretch your imagination. The March 2009 challenge…

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French Yule Log

French Yule Log

This is the Daring Bakers‘ December challenge, the French Yule Log! This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda of Saffron and Blueberry and Marion of Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand. According to the introduction to this challenge…

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Lavash Crackers

Lavash Crackers

Daring Bakers everywhere baked crackers for the month of September. These are savory treats this time, Lavash Crackers! This month’s hosts, Natalie from Gluten A Go Go, and co-host Shel, of Musings From the Fishbowl chose the vegan and/or gluten free recipe to challenge us with. Now I don’t know much about vegan or gluten…

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Chocolate Eclairs Part I

Chocolate Eclairs Part I

This month’s Daring Bakers Challenge is hosted by Tony Tahhan and MeetaK of What’s for Lunch, Honey? This time around they chose to challenge us with Chocolate Eclairs from the cookbook, Chocolate Desserts By Pierre Hermé. I was excited when I first saw the challenge, I’ve always wanted to make cream puffs but was always…

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Filbert Gateau with Praline Buttercream

Filbert Gateau with Praline Buttercream

As you all know, I’m trying to be a more daring baker, so here’s another attempt. Our hostess this month, Chris of Mele Cotte, chose to challenge us with: Filbert Gateau with Praline Buttercream. For me, this was a tad of a challenge not because of the recipe, but because of the ingredients. That’s one…

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June DB Challenge: Danish Braid

June DB Challenge: Danish Braid

June’s Daring Bakers Challenge, hosted by Sass & Veracity, and Ben of What’s Cookin’? is: Technique: Making and working with yeasted laminated dough Recipe: “Danish Braid” from Sherry Yard’s The Secrets of Baking This was another intimidating recipe for me, where, had I not committed to making it for Daring Bakers, I probably wouldn’t be…

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Cheesecake Pops

Cheesecake Pops

There’s cheesecakes, then there’s this month’s Daring Bakers challenge, Cheesecake Pops! That’s right, these cheesecakes definitely pop as they are made into popsicle sticks. The girls loved these and they loved sharing it with their friends. I made this batch on my daughter’s birthday and she brought them to school as treats for her friends….

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