Two-Crust Caramel Apple Pie

Yield: one 9-inch pie Recipe: 96/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 86      For my birthday we went apple picking as per my request since it is my favorite fall activity, and thus we had a ton of apples chilling in the fridge. The most normal thing to do with so many apples was to make … Continue reading

Apple-Raisin Walnut Bars

Yield: about 20 bars (one 8-inch square pan) Recipe: 88/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 63        Oh how the months have passed me by! They fled at the speed of light. Almost December already! Finally having some free time on my hand and a spare apple to use, I decided to make these … Continue reading

Cinnamon-Apple Almond Streusel Squares

Yield: one 8-inch square pan, about 20 squares Recipe: 85/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 72      Surplus of both apples and free time has led me to make these cinnamon-apple almond streusel squares. As Anna writes in her cookbook, this dessert does indeed smell like apple pie in the making, but it takes considerable less … Continue reading

Apple Cheddar Walnut Scones

Yield: 8 scones Recipe: 64/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 228      This weekend I had the good fortune of remembering that scones are delicious: crunchy on the outside yet moist and tender on the inside. As such, I made these apple cheddar walnut scones and was very pleased with the result! The cheddar cheese … Continue reading

Apple Cookie Crumble

Yield: enough for 6-8 people Recipe: 53/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 125      This is the second dessert of the Thanksgiving weekend. I made this mostly for my sisters, who adore apple crumble. This dessert is very easy to do, which is a big plus. It is also one of those desserts that tastes … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

Yield: one 9-inch round cake Recipe: 52/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 174        This past weekend was Thanksgiving weekend! I love this time of the year simply for all the wonderful moments spent with the family with good food and the beautiful fall weather. As was inevitable, I made one (or three! recipes … Continue reading

Fresh Apple Streusel Pie

Yield: One 9-inch pie, about 8 servings Recipe: 2/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 84    As I mentioned in my previous post, the first dessert that I wanted to attempt was the classic apple pie. After having successfully made my own pie dough (thanks Anna!), I was ready for the next step. This recipe was … Continue reading