Tiger Cakes

Posted on 14 CommentsPosted in Almond, Cake, Chocolate, Cupcakes

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignment was Tiger Cakes, or petits gâteaux tigre. These are moist, upside-down mini cupcakes that have a nice chocolate and almond flavor, and aren’t too sweet at all! Dorie’s recipe makes 24 little cakes. To be perfectly honest, I hesitate whenever I see a cake as a Tuesdays with Dorie assignment because the last few cakes I’ve made turned out to be […]

Cocoa Almond Meringues

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Almond, Chocolate, Cookies

I made these Cocoa Almond Meringues after seeing a picture of the ones in Dorie’s book, Baking From My Home to Yours. Her pictures featured these crinkled meringues that I could just taste in my mind, if that makes any sense. I had all of the ingredients anyway, so I figured I should make some for myself (and to share with others, of course).

Galette des Rois

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Almond, Pastry

I was asked to make a Galette des Rois with a request to make it not taste like almonds. Luckily, Dorie has a recipe in Baking Chez Moi for a Galette des Rois which includes either lemon or orange zest.  I thought that using orange zest would make a tasty Galette, but later I decided that a Galette with orange zest AND vanilla beans would be […]