with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Month: February 2012

New York Style Crumb Cake

New York Style Crumb Cake

There’s crumb cake and there’s coffee cake, and in New York never the twain shall meet. Crumb cakes get their name from their special topping—buttery pea-sized crumbs resting atop a fine-textured butter cake.  You can drink coffee with crumb cake, of course, but don’t call […]

Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake

If you want to create pure baking magic, and have an air-raising experience, make an angel food cake.  Air, and air alone raises it to cloud-like puffiness. How to manage that?  Read on to find out! My granny’s magic with egg whites hooked me on […]

Quick Puff Pastry

Quick Puff Pastry

  Here’s the easiest way to make puff pastry I know. It goes against all belief systems about building layers of air between sheets of buttery dough to produce a crisp and flaky result. Classic puff pastry requires multiple rolling and folding of the dough. […]