The next is Charlotte Royale. Not satisfied with just the normal Charlotte Royale that they made in the show, I found a photo of one that looked *amazing*! A CHOCOLATE Charlotte Royale! OMG, I’m drooling already. So you start by making a Swiss Roll, although in this case, it’s chocolate. Prepare the pan: Butter and… Continue reading Chocolate Charlotte
The technical challenge this week is to make a hazelnut mocha dacquoise, but if I did that NO ONE, not even I, would eat it. Kids aren’t crazy about nuts and no one in the house likes coffee. With a lack of volunteers to eat such a thing, I need to find something that people… Continue reading Dacquoise Detour
So the next challenge, a technical challenge, is a French dessert called Les Religieuses. It’s choux pastry filled with creme patisserie and topped with chocolate ganache, then stacked and decorated with whipped cream. It’s supposed to look like a little nun. Or a Webble-Wobble. I found the recipe at the BBC page again (of course)… Continue reading Oh, Unholy Mess
This next challenge is “tray bakes” aka bar cookies! I have two things that make this perfect timing. First, I’m having some friends over this weekend that can help me eat up the goodies. Secondly, a couple weeks ago, I displayed my art stuff at an event at a community college (for a private event–not… Continue reading Bar Cookies!