January 10, 2012 • 3:29 AM
I’ve been trying to make the croissants from Tartine Bread since last week (trying in that I made the dough last week and let it sit around) and I finally got around to baking them tonight.
They say to bake the croissants at 475° for half an hour, but mine started burning at ten minutes. I ended up baking at 350° for ~30 and managed to get a nice golden color.
A plate of croissants.
Filed under: Baking, Pastries, Baking, Breakfast, Trial and Error
April 26, 2010 • 11:35 PM
Practicing for my advanced baking practical exam. It’s an applesauce cake that’s baked with a layer of caramelized apples (like a tarte tatin), a layer of bacon on top of that, and then another layer of applesauce cake to top it off. I iced it with chocolate buttercream, and it’s a little sweet.
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Filed under: Baking, Cakes & Tortes, Layer Cake, Practice?