Aug 20, 2018

Blueberry Boy Bait Cake | #TheCakeSliceBakers

Blueberry Boy Bait Cake is a tasty, buttery, blueberry filled sheet cake that is topped with a layer of cinnamon sugar.

Blueberry Boy Bait Cake

How did Blueberry Boy Bait get its name? Evidently it was the name of a cake entered into the 1954 Pillsbury Bake Off, and won second prize. The baker said that it was named for it's irresistable pull on young men (the baker was 15).

Aug 17, 2018

Potato Soup with Fried Almonds

This potato soup with fried almonds gets its creaminess from the Yukon Gold potatoes, which seem to melt into the broth.

Potato Soup with Fried Almonds

This potato and fried almond soup is actually pretty light, but tastes so rich and hearty. The almonds in the soup are fried with garlic and then ground before adding them to the soup while it is simmering. The soup is also flavored with prosciutto or Serrano ham and a bit of saffron.

Sicilian Tuna Salad Sandwich on Homemade Italian-Style Bread

This Sicilian Tuna Salad Sandwich will have you dreaming of picnics in the islands of southern Italy. Pack this sandwich, a bottle of wine, a blanket, and a corkscrew, and find a spot on the beach or a park to enjoy the remains of summer.

Sicilian Tuna Salad Sandwich on Homemade Italian-Style Bread

This Sicilian Tuna Salad Sandwich is a fun and unique way to prepare tuna salad.

Aug 16, 2018

Blueberry Brioche Coffee Cake

This Blueberry Brioche Coffee Cake is made with layers of no knead brioche dough and homemade blueberry jam.

Blueberry Brioche Coffee Cake

The brioche dough for this coffee cake is so easy to make. You mix it in a three quart container with a dough whisk or a large spoon and then let it rise in the refrigerator for up to five days. This recipe will make one coffee cake plus a small loaf of bread.

Aug 14, 2018

Pain d'Epi - French Wheat Stalk Bread - Happy Birthday Julia!

Pain d'Epi, or wheat stalk bread, is a classic French bread shape. You shape the dough into a baguette, let it rise, and then snip it with scissors to create the wheat stalk look.

Pain d'Epi - French Wheat Stalk Bread

Making epi bread is one of those methods that is so easy, but looks so professional. As a friend recently said, "you even look at them afterward and think "did I do that?"

Jalapeño and Cheddar Bagels | #BreadBakers

These Jalapeño and Cheddar Bagels are so chewy and delicious, and the crust is super crispy and cheesy. These bagels are also filled with more cheese as well as chopped jalapeño chiles.

Jalapeño and Cheddar Bagels

When it comes to bagels, I love trying new methods for creating chewy boiled New York style bagels.

Aug 13, 2018

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad {B.L.T. Style Salad}

This bacon, lettuce, and tomato salad takes all of the ingredients from the classic B.L.T sandwich, and turns them into a delicious salad.

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad

This B.L.T. Style Salad would be wonderful as either a starter for dinner, or a main course for lunch with some chopped avocado. You could even add croutons to the salad to capture all of the ingredients of a B.L.T. sandwich.