The Baking Bible’s Lemon Jammies for the Alpha Bakers

Hello all on this beautiful autumn morning! I’ll make this one short and sweet. Just installed a standing desk and I’ve looking at options for my restless legs. Sitting kills. Got it. But standing for long stretches at a time doesn’t sound wonderful either. Should I merely settle for standing or use a balance board of sorts? Too many … Continue reading The Baking Bible’s Lemon Jammies for the Alpha Bakers

The Baking Bible’s Dattelkonfekt Date Meringues for the Alpha Bakers

Hello all! This week’s an easy one, date meringues for Passover. Fragrant, delicate, and so very sweet. Let me explain. Even though I reduced the sugar by half, I really shouldn’t have added any sugar at all…these meringues are too sweet for my palate! Granted, Australian confections don’t tend to be as sweet as their American counterparts … Continue reading The Baking Bible’s Dattelkonfekt Date Meringues for the Alpha Bakers

The Baking Bible’s Strawberry Shortcake Genoise for the Alpha Bakers

Hello all again! Before I start talking about this recipe, I would like to thank those of you who have been so supportive and patient. I have yet to find time to improve the functionality and looks of this website (but it will happen). The thought of having to tinker with settings and plugins fills me … Continue reading The Baking Bible’s Strawberry Shortcake Genoise for the Alpha Bakers

The Baking Bible’s Rhubarb-Strawberry Upside-Down Cake for the Alpha Bakers

Hello all! I made the rhubarb variation of the Upside-Down Cranberry Cake because fresh or even frozen cranberries aren’t available here whereas rhubarb is usually plentiful. Some days I wonder whether I should make cakes whilst weak from hunger. I suffer from a condition known as “hangryness”, a lovely melange of anger-hunger. I can’t think straight when I’m … Continue reading The Baking Bible’s Rhubarb-Strawberry Upside-Down Cake for the Alpha Bakers