Boston Cream Pie is certainly not a pie but instead is a tender two-layered cake, with a luscious pastry cream filling topped with a dreamy chocolate glaze.
with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author
In the sixth Harry Potter book, the boy wizard uses a notebook in his potions class inscribed as being the property of someone called the half-blood prince. The formula instructions have been altered with hand-written notes, and Harry decides to follow them instead of the […]
Are you fascinated by how cakes rise, especially cakes made without the help of baking powder or baking soda? Ever since I was a kid, angel food cake and sponge cake, both rising to magnificent heights solely by the air beaten into them, held a special magic for me. But how does the magic happen?
When whipping whites you can do the job by hand with a wire whip or with an electric mixer. For angel food cake, which uses about 14 egg whites, either elbow grease or electricity accomplish the task in minutes. When I posted my recipe and […]
In my previous post, Maida Heatter and the Half-Blood Prince, I told the story of how I came to master a recipe from Maida Heatter’s Book of Great Desserts, a recipe that had given me heartbreak and tears for four years: Mildred Knopf’s Orange Puff […]