baking notes

baking style diary updates on Twitter by following the buttery, vanilla-scented, thickly frosted escapades of Lisa Yockelson @sweetpinkbaker! Follow along about my Adventures in Baking Land, and see what’s on the cooling rack.

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A fun treat at the end-of-power-walking–a  little dip into a bag of this fruit and nut mix-up.

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Big in the Department of Must-Bake, my popular extra-crisp and flaky granola is a favorite to keep on hand for crunching throughout the day–it’s especially delicious deployed as a topping for yogurt or ice cream, or tossed over roasted fruit. Packaged prettily, the granola makes a lovely handmade gift.

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Freshly-baked! My recipe for (delectable) pistachio butter cookies was published in the food section of the Boston GLOBE. A plate of cookies are an ideal accompaniment to coffee, tea, poached fruit, berries, or ice cream. You can find the recipe here. Enjoy.

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Simple to make, but dramatic in style, these intense almond bars have been a blog favorite since the recipe appeared in a diary entry. Chewy. Almond-y. Baking-oh-so-easy. Love these.

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Baking by Flavor Best-Loved Recipes: Baking favorites from the Butter chapter include Butter Biscuits, Butter Shortbread, and Golden Butter Cake.

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My oh my. Vanilla buttermilk cake. A recipe I developed for the food pages of the Boston GLOBE is perfect for serving with a compote of fruit, with ice cream, or just a cup of tea. You can find the recipe right here. It’s a wonderful cake, to be sure.

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ChocolateChocolate Tracker: My Coca-Cola Cake (page 285, and following page) with its Coca-Cola Frosting (page 286) is a well-baked treat from my sweet ChocolateChocolate. The cake is exceptionally moist, bakes up easily, and feeds a crowd.

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Toffee blondies. With chips and nuts. Buttery, caramelly. Sweeten your picnic baking with this recipe, one I developed for the Food pages of the Bosotn GLOBE. You can access the recipe here.

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Lovely, lovely lemon cake. Here’s a delight of a recipe, one which I developed for the food pages of the Boston GLOBE. The cake is moist and fine-grained, with a divine citrus flavor. You can access the recipe here.

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