• DB Challenge: Lemon and Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Vanilla Poached Pears

    February 27, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and Nestle Florentine Cookies. I like panna cotta because it is one of the easiest desserts you can make and it can be made…

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  • Daring Bakers January Challenge – Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

    January 27, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The January 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. January challenge was very delicious and came in very handy. I celebrated my birthday earlier this month and this was perfect opportunity (or an…

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  • November Daring Bakers Challenge – Crostata

    November 27, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Mixed Berry and Almond Crostata The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well.…

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  • Daring Bakers October Challenge – Doughnuts!

    October 27, 2010thecoffeebreak

    The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of Butter Me Up. Lori chose to challenge DBers to make doughnuts. She used several sources for her recipes including Alton Brown, Nancy Silverton, Kate Neumann and Epicurious. Cream Glazed Baked Cappuccino Doughnuts (Makes about 15-20 doughnuts) Ingredients:  160 ml warm milk 1 ¼ teaspoon…

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  • The Daring Bakers’ September Challenge

    September 27, 2010thecoffeebreak

    The September 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mandy of “What the Fruitcake?!” Mandy challenged everyone to make Decorated Sugar Cookies based on recipes from Peggy Porschen and The Joy of Baking. This is my first challenge and I really enjoyed it 🙂 For a quite some time I wanted to try to decorate…

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