Cake Week

Madeira Cake

Skipping ahead…it’s Cake week for episode 1, series 3.  Great.  More cake. I’m having a hard time selling cake to the family…they’re just not into it.  I might be industrious and make some cakes tomorrow to take to the school for the teacher’s lounge, finishing up season 2’s cake-a-palooza.  I knew that Lemon Madeira cake… Continue reading Madeira Cake

Cake Week

Cake Week: Mary Berry’s Ultimate Chocolate Roulade

After yesterday’s lukewarm reception of the traditional jam Swiss roll, I asked the boy what he would prefer in terms of flavor.  He asked if there was a chocolate and caramel version that we could make?  I quickly pulled this recipe out of the stack: The Ultimate Chocolate Roulade [found here.] from Mary Berry! Now… Continue reading Cake Week: Mary Berry’s Ultimate Chocolate Roulade

Cake Week

Week 1: Cake week! The Classic Swiss Roll

In the first available episode on Netflix’s Great British Baking Show, it is actually season 4 in the UK.  I’m still trying to find seasons 1-3 somewhere…YouTube, Hulu, BritBox….I’ll keep searching. The first hurdle to jump in this challenge is to know all the UK and US measurements…and knowing how to properly convert from one… Continue reading Week 1: Cake week! The Classic Swiss Roll