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Building your Pastry Chef Reputation

Remember how I mentioned that I was absolutely terrible at baking in 8th grade?

It’s been about 3 years since then, and I’ve grown not only physically and mentally, I’ve also grown as a baker. Continue reading Building your Pastry Chef Reputation

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Classic Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet was the first flavor of cake that I fell in love with.  It’s unique chocolate-y, slightly tart flavor and vivid red color makes it unique against all other cakes.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with red velvet, let me break it down for you.  It’s a vanilla base cake, with just a touch of coco and tastes delightfully tangy and sweet.  It’s dense and moist crumb yields an incredible velvet texture.  Red velvet isn’t just vanilla, or isn’t just chocolate; it’s a wonderful combination of both. Continue reading Classic Red Velvet Cupcakes

RE:Framed: The Angry Baker

I came into English class on Monday slightly nervous, because my teacher mentioned a reading check quiz, and like all high schoolers at times, I forgot to finish the section.  But like I said before, my English teacher is not the conventional, stereotypical, super old and boring teacher.  I mean, if he was, then why would I be running this blog? Well, besides the fact that I love baking… Continue reading RE:Framed: The Angry Baker

RE:Framed: The ‘Secret’ Recipe

“When I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there is, in something of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!”  – Charles Dickens, A Tale of 2 Cities Continue reading RE:Framed: The ‘Secret’ Recipe

Red Velvet White Chocolate Heaven

Seriously, one bite of these cookies, and you’ll be hooked.  Served with a tall glass of milk, it’s probably the best thing to have cuddling up with a loved one over the fire.  (By loved one I mean my Harry Potter books)  These are seriously the best red velvet cookies.  Just a smidge of chocolate lurking in that chewy, yet soft cookie.  Red velvet is perfect because you can have the best of both worlds.  The white chocolate chips complements the flavor and also adds a nice texture to the otherwise plain cookie! Continue reading Red Velvet White Chocolate Heaven