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Fresh from the Oven: Where have I been?

Fresh from the Oven: Where have I been?
hey friends, I am so sorry to leave you without a word for such a long time. I had shamelessly tagged OCT along on his interview trip to Seattle. And since we made a trip there, we decided to spend a couple more days in that wonderful city. You know, sipping lattes and eating as much as we could, especially croissant, which we are seriously deprived of, here in St Louis. Well I hope I would plucker up enough courage to tackle that recipe when the weather gets cooler. Anyone wants to do this together? So, that explained part of the reason of my absense and lack of entry. Although I have not fully recovered, I am happy to inform that I am 90% there. But I digress. I have bought another 2 tiny tins of matcha powder from Seattle, enough to experiment with more ideas I have in mind! Chocolate Matcha Marble Cake/Cupcake Have all ingredients at room temp. Use a whisk to combine four, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Cut the butter into pieces and place in an electric mixing bowl.

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Green Tea Cheesecake Bites I am firmly of the belief that cheesecake is the answer to a bad Monday. Or at least that's what I'd like to believe, so that I have an excuse to eat more cheesecake. The only problem about a bad Monday is that it usually takes all the energy out of you and makes you less likely to turn the oven on when you get home. But for these Matcha Cheesecake Bites that is totally fine, because there is no baking involved. No baking + you get to eat cheesecake at the end of it? Score!

Super Chocolatey Cupcakes w/ Matcha Green Tea Frosting There are two things–no wait, three things you should know about me: 2. I love to take secret, sneaky pictures of strangers doing strange things in public. Coffee Cake Recipe Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and place rack in center of oven. Butter (or spray with a non stick vegetable spray) a 9-inch (23 cm) spring form pan. Line the bottom of the pan with a circle of parchment paper. Crumb Topping: Place the nuts on a baking sheet and bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until fragrant and lightly browned.

Ordering levitra without a prescription - Official Canadian Pharmacy. HOT DISCOUNTS! Please note, if the post you are looking at is missing its pictures, it is because I accidentally deleted *all* of the photos on my blog while updating it. I am diligently working on re-uploading them, so please be patient as I have 300+ posts to work through! This is my third and final entry into Iron Cupcake: Earth this month. This is also my favorite entry, matcha strawberry cupcakes. I loved this cupcake! Fresh from the Oven: Chocolate Matcha Loaf Cake Has Spring arrived in your neck of the woods yet? This morning when I looked out from the window, there's still no sign of its arrival yet. I feel cheated when seeing my contacts on Flickr posted their Spring inspired photos, of flowers blooming and people smiling, on a presumably happy Spring day. Old man winter seems to overstay his welcome here.

Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Dating someone new means meeting all sorts of new people. Listen… I know I’m getting old and this isn’t my first jump into meeting the groups of friends, the work buddies, the casual friends, the bosses, the grandma, or the adopted dog of the strapping young gent that I’m dating. Sadly, all this experience has made me no less awkward and devoid of grace. I have a tendency towards embarrassing sweat, stuttering and knuckle cracking that is less than charming… Or! I just talk about my kitten, or the family dog, or this giant white rabbit that attacked me in 4th grade and no one believed me but it TOTALLY happened… and then I just leave other people feeling weird… and it’s all just awkward. Anyhow!

Strawberry Jam Crumb Coffee Cake Is it necessary for a coffee cake to have some kind of streusel or crumb topping to be called coffee cake? I tend to think not, but with the exception of coffee cakes that are baked in bundt pans (and often have a layer of streusel running through them), it generally seems to be true. Untopped cakes can easily fall out of the coffee cake category and into some other class of cake. But regardless of whether crumb toppings are necessary, they are certainly delicious and it never hurts to have a generous amount of top of a coffee cake. Coconut Streusel Coffeecake with Pineapple Vanilla Filling I intended to post before holidays, but with the Easter marathon of the Russian kulich-baking, pascha-making, and egg-dying I simply couldn’t find time. I hope you all had wonderful holidays. This cake is for serious coconut lovers, since it has a pronounced coconut flavor. It will also please everyone who is fond of buttery crunchy streusel topping – there’s plenty of yummy crumbs piled over the top. Fragrant and sweet pineapple vanilla jam not just tastes great, but also keeps the cake moist for days. In other words, the cake is worthy of baking.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Tiramisu—Happy Anniversary Last October, my husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding Anniversary at Maison Riz, a French and Japanese-fusion restaurant. With our busy schedule this year, we went somewhere nearby instead. Don’t you see a trend here? Yes, we both love Japanese food.