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Your Daily Sweets: What Are You Making and Baking? (2017 – )

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1 hour ago, Kim Shook said:

Ghirardelli brownies with dulce de leche and sea salt.  I love this brownie mix.  I have tried and I honestly can’t make a better brownie.  So, I save my efforts for things that I CAN make better. 

 

Yes I can bake y'all under the table but some things in a mix (hello Jif) are just super easy, economical, and delicious.  Kroger does a brownie mix for 79cents! that I augment with all kinds of flavorings like grated tangerine zest, warm spices like cinnamon and cadomom, coffee - the list goes on. And baking at 375 makes drool worthy drop cookies. I bake my own bread and do most everything from scratch but....

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6 hours ago, heidih said:

 

Yes I can bake y'all under the table
 


'Tis a bold statement, that... :P :D

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On 3/31/2018 at 5:32 PM, Pastrypastmidnight said:

My teens and I made 12 dozen egg macarons and 12 dozen cinnamon rolls as a fundraiser for their summer camp fees.  Then I made some bunny macs just for fun because they're so cute :).  Now I need a nap ;).

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I was perusing through the thread, saw these and said "Wait! I've seen those somewhere before." Lol! It was Instagram... I've been drooling over your stuff for weeks now. Love the Lemon Pepper chocolates idea! I've always paired lemon and chocolate, but never thought of pepper in it. 

 

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Moroccan cookies with anise and sesame. Served with strong mint tea.

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@pjm333...you're killin' me here!  I want to make egg tarts just like you when I grow up!

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On 4/13/2018 at 8:34 PM, Sweet Impact Mama said:


I was perusing through the thread, saw these and said "Wait! I've seen those somewhere before." Lol! It was Instagram... I've been drooling over your stuff for weeks now. Love the Lemon Pepper chocolates idea! I've always paired lemon and chocolate, but never thought of pepper in it. 

 

You just made my whole night :) . Give the lemon and pepper a try—it’s really yummy!

 

So, funny thing. I just got access to the Ecole Chocolat Graduate forum and I’m binge-reading old posts and just read, like, 3 of yours and I totally thought, “Man! I like this girl. I think we’d be friends.”  Then I came over here and found your sweet comment :) . 


Edited by Pastrypastmidnight Typos. Sheesh. (log)
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16 hours ago, Pastrypastmidnight said:

You just made my whole night :) . Give the lemon and pepper a try—it’s really yummy!

 

So, funny thing. I just got access to the Ecole Chocolat Graduate forum and I’m binge-reading old posts and just read, like, 3 of yours and I totally thought, “Man! I like this girl. I think we’d be friends.”  Then I came over here and found your sweet comment :) . 

 

Based on the whimsy you put in your creations, I think we just might. Welcome to the Ecole Chef's Table. :D I'm finding this group to be a bit more active and interesting! 

 

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I'm currently working on making a decent chocolate orange cake, so here's the first try:

 

Chocolate orange cake

 

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Medovik biscuit

Orange confit

Tanzanie 75% ganache

Orange curd

Chocolate crumbs

Chocolate chantilly

Candied orange

 

It's OK, but the chocolate chantilly started to split at the last minute :(

 


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Brioche dough tart, filled with ricotta, poppy, lemon zest and vanilla.

 

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