Gingerbread Cream Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 48/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 95      It had been some time since I had made a pie, so I decided to try this recipe for a gingerbread cream pie, mostly because it sounded so scrumptious! I did not have any problems make the dough or the filling and … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 40/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 92      This weekend I had my family, consisting of my parents and my two younger sisters, over for diner. In an attempt to reconcile my mom with my food and baked goods (she is admittedly not a huge fan of homemade goods), I … Continue reading

Rocky Road Tart

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 26/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 115    Since I wanted to bake a couple of things this weekend and was looking for some ideas, I offered my roommate and best friend to chose the dessert of her liking that I would subsequently make. She thus sacrificed herself to be my … Continue reading

Raisin Butter Tarts

Yield: 12 butter tarts Recipe: 22/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 100    Miniature tarts. Butter. Gooey filling. This is the exact concoction that you will obtain with this recipe! Have you ever been in the process of making a recipe and you just knew by looking at it that it would be delicious once cooked … Continue reading

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 17/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 98    As one may have noticed from reading this blog, I am an avid fan of all things chocolate. Having one of my frequent urges for chocolate and having pecans on hand, I decided to make a recipe that sounded only too delicious: chocolate … Continue reading

Milk Chocolate Silk Tart

Yield: One 9-inch tart, 8-10 servings Recipe: 6/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 120     Having never been a fan of tarts (gasp!), I decided that if one tart would be able to convert me it would be the exquisite-looking milk chocolate tart portrayed in Anna’s cookbook. I figured that if I did not like … Continue reading

Chocolate-Crust Tart Shell

Yield: One 9-inch tart shell Recipe: 5/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 118    After the classic apple pie and the classic fruit flan, I wanted to do a recipe that was undoubtedly made for me: the milk chocolate silk tart! As mentioned in a previous post, I never really liked tarts (or so I thought!) … Continue reading