Category Archives: Baking

Grandma Coombs’ Rolls

Yield: 30-40 Rolls Ingredients 1 packet (2 1/4 teaspoons or .25 ounce/7g) of Active Dry Yeast 1/2 cup (125 ml) luke warm Water 1/2 cup (1 stick or 4 ounces/115g) Unsalted Butter 3/4 cup (175 ml) Whole Milk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Caramels

Yield: 60 Caramels Ingredients 8 ounces (227 g) unsalted butter 19 ounces (536 g) dark brown sugar (or 17 3/1 ounce (491 g) light brown sugar) 14 ounce (414 ml) sweetened condensed milk 1 dash salt 1 cup (237 ml) … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

Yield: 60 Cookies (2 1/2 inch – 6.4 cm) Ingredients 30 ounces (850 g) all-purpose flour 8 ounces (227 g) unsalted butter, room temperature 7 1/2 ounces (213 g) dark-brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 … Continue reading

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Russian Tea Cakes

Yield: 30 Cookies Ingredients 8 ounces (227 g) butter, at room temperature 10 ounces (284 g) all-purpose flour 1 1/2 ounces (43 g) powdered sugar 3 1/2 ounces (99 g) walnuts, chopped 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract 1 3/10 … Continue reading

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Dresdner Stollen

Yield: 1 Loaf, about 10 servings Ingredients Fruit and Nut Mixture 2/3 ounces (18 g) glacĂ©ed red cherries 1 1/3 ounces (38 g) candied orange peel 1 1/3 ounces (38 g) pecans 1 1/3 ounces (38 g) golden raisins 1 … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield: One nine inch cake Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour 3/4 cup potato starch 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 cup … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield: 24 cupcakes Ingredients Cupcake Sponge 8 ounces (224g) cake flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon allspice 7 1/2 ounces (213g) light-brown sugar … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Puree

Yield varies depending on weight of pumpkins Ingredients Small Sugar Pumpkins (not the kind you carve for Halloween) Instructions Use a peering knife to cut around the stem of the pumpkin(s) and remove. Use a sharp heavy knife cut the … Continue reading

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Apple Turnovers

Yield: 20 pastries Ingredients Butter Block 1 pound 2 ounces (510 g) cold unsalted butter Pinch of salt 2 teaspoons (10 ml) lemon juice 4 1/2 ounces (130 g) bread flour Dough 2 teaspoons (10 g) salt 1 cup (240 … Continue reading

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Brownies with Walnuts

Yield: 30 servings Ingredients 14 ounces (400 g) walnuts, chopped into small pieces 1 pound 8 ounces (680 g) bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks 1 pound (455 g) unsalted butter 1 pound 12 ounces (795 g) granulated sugar 8 eggs … Continue reading

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