Battenberg Cake – Daring Baker’s June 2012 Challenge –

Mandy of What the Fruitcake?! was our June 2012 Daring Baker Hostesse! Mandy challenged us to make Battenberg Cake, a beautiful dessert! Battenberg cake is a light sponge cake. Traditionally, this cake is covered in marzipan and his color is pink and yellow. It was originaly invented to celebrate the wedding of Queens Victoria’s granddaughter,…

Challah Bread -Daring Bakers’ May 2012 Challenge –

This month, we were challenged to make Challah, a loaf traditionnaly eaten by Jews on Shabbat, on ceremonial occasions and during festival holidays.┬áChallah is a special braided bread. I never made Challah bread. What great challenge! It’s really fun to make braided bread. We had to choose between three strand braids, four strand braids, six…