The Daring Bakers Make a Perfect Party Cake

It truly is a perfect cake for a party or any gathering. Flavorful, luscious, and relatively easy to make. Morven of Food, Art, and Random Thoughts chose Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake from Baking: From My Home to Yours for The Daring Bakers March challenge, and it was a most delicious challenge. I couldn’t keep… 

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Mardi Gras Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Bourbon and Pecans

Andrea Meyers - Mardi Gras Cream Cheese Bourbon Pecan Pound Cake

Mardi Gras king cakes make a festive centerpiece for any Mardi Gras celebration. The traditional cake is made from a soft yeast dough that is risen, rolled, and often filled with cream cheese, fruit, or a pecan praline mixture. Many people have fun celebrating Mardi Gras, even if they don’t go to New Orleans, but… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Buche de Noel (Yule Log Cake)

The Daring Bakers Make Buche de Noel (Yule Log Cake) - Andrea Meyers

The Daring Bakers got all festive this month and tackled the traditional Yule Log (aka Buche de Noel). Our beloved founders Lisa and Ivonne chose this challenge for us all, and it was a big challenge for me on several levels: marzipan, because I’ve never done it and I’m not an artist; genoise, because it… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Bostini Cream Pie

Chocolate. Custard. Cake. Three of my favorite things all wrapped in one delicious dessert. Each part is simple and enjoyable on it’s own, but together the parts form a perfect whole. For the October Daring Bakers challenge, Mary of Alpineberry chose this dessert that she enjoys at Scala’s Bistro in San Francisco but had never… 

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