Apfelstrudel (Apple Strudel)

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My first slice accompanied with homemade vanilla ice cream. YUMMY! The May Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Linda of make life sweeter! and Courtney of Coco Cooks. They chose Apple Strudel from the recipe book Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest and Prague by Rick Rodgers. As you can see, […]

Tall & Creamy Cheesecake

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For last month’s Daring Bakers’ challenge, we had to make a cheesecake that had me longing for my go-to cheesecake from Dorie Greenspan’s “Baking: From My Home to Yours”. Since I live alone, I knew it would not be a good idea to make the cheesecake unless others were around. Fortunately, my stepmother, her husband […]

Cherry “Pie-let”

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Every Wednesday during the semester (which has just ended), my friend would pick something from my bookmarked recipes for me to make for her. Since I love to bake, and she enjoys my treats, it was a win-win situation! This past week, she asked me to make her the cherry pie from Smitten Kitchen. I […]