The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

March 2, 2013
by Melissa
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Selfless baking (and a banana cake recipe)

I like to share the things I bake with others (by and large, “others” refers to my husband), but I must admit that when I choose what to bake, I almost always choose things that I like. It’s kind of … Continue reading

July 14, 2012
by Melissa
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Remedy for a dearth of cake.

It’s recently come to my attention that I haven’t baked enough cake this year. I think my husband has been subtly mentioning this for months, but I apparently chose to pretend I didn’t hear him for months. I’m going to … Continue reading

September 12, 2011
by Melissa
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The cake made me cry.

It seems silly to write posts about my wedding five months after the fact, but I still have so many details to share. My wedding cake is one of the most important of these details. Look at it! Wouldn’t you … Continue reading

March 2, 2011
by Melissa
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Best cupcakes I’ve ever made.

Dark chocolate salted caramel cupcakes. Truly my favorite of all the cupcakes I’ve ever made. I’ve had a bit of a soft spot for sweet and salty foods for many years. When I was in college, I worked at the … Continue reading