Chocolate-Dipped Orange Madeleine Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies Recipe: 126/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 37       As the weeks of quarantine are prolonged, my supply of flour is decreasing at an alarming rate. I have only a few more recipes’ worth of flour as there is a nation-wide shortage and I have been unable to get my hands … Continue reading

Creamy Lemon Squares

Yield: 16-25 squares Recipe: 125/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 57     For the last dessert that I would make before gradually going back to work, I made these creamy lemon squares by popular, or should I say repeated but polite, requests. My boyfriend simply loves anything lemon so I wanted to make this for … Continue reading

Lime Coconut Medallions

Yield: about 2 ½ dozens Recipe: 123/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 28     The next quarantine baked goods that I decided to try was these cute lime and coconut medallions. These cookies are essentially shortbread, as they are tender and a little crumbly. When I formed the logs the mixture seemed quite dry and … Continue reading

Langues de Chat

Yield: about 3 dozen wafer cookies Recipe: 122/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 35     Since these langues de chat cookies are based on the same batter as the Tuile Cookies, I made these in the same day and this was quite time efficient. I simply prepared the batter, used half to make the tuile … Continue reading

Tuile Cookies

Yield: about 3 dozen wafer cookies Recipe: 121/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 33     During these difficult times, I have found myself baking more and more. Bread, pavlovas, croissants, and so on. One thing that is always necessary in our household is some cookies or baked goods to go along with tea in the … Continue reading

Delectable Fudge Brownies

Yield: one 9×13 inch pan, about 24 brownies Recipe: 113/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 53     There is one recipe in the book that I looked at and perused many times over the past two years. However, I could never bring myself to do it. Even though the title of the recipe sounds delicious, … Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel

Yield: about 6 dozen cookies Recipe: 106/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 29      During the holidays I made another recipe to go with the banana walnut bread: cinnamon pinwheel cookies. Although the recipe seemed simple enough and did not require uncommon ingredients, it was a complete disaster. Now I’m not sure if it’s because I … Continue reading