Paczki

Today is Paczki Day in Detroit (my home town). It is the happiest and most delicious day of the year. This is how the Polish (and other) communities in the city kick off Lent. When I was a little girl, you had to place your order at the market or bakery weeks in advance. I…

Cinnamon Rolls

I love having warm cinnamon rolls for breakfast. Emphasis on breakfast. The biggest downer to making cinnamon rolls for breakfast is having to get up at 6/7am to let the dough rise twice, so you can have warm rolls, by 9:30-10am. I’ve always been nervous about putting dough in the fridge the night before, but…

Ice Cream Bread Part 2

I found the idea of baking ice cream mixed with flour so interesting, that I had to try it again.  This time I was going to put a little more thought into the flavor.  I decided on a ginger ice cream and added crystalized ginger, lemon zest, and a little lemon juice.  I also made…

Ginger Lemon Ice Cream Bread

I found the idea of baking ice cream mixed with flour so interesting, that I had to try it again.  This time I was going to put a little more thought into the flavor.  I decided on a ginger ice cream and added crystalized ginger, lemon zest, and a little lemon juice.  I also made…

Grapefruit Cake

After make the Margarita Cake, I was still in the mood for something citrus-y and wanted to make another cake. I started hunting for blood oranges (because I thought it would be good and possibly add a bit of color), but I was unable to find any at the store, so I settled on ruby red grapefruit….