The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

November 4, 2010
by Melissa

“Yeah, that was pretty awesome.”

That’s what I was told was said about my Tres Leches cake. I’ve wanted to make a homemade Tres Leches cake for the last few years. Okay, I’ve wanted to make a homemade Tres Leches cake since the very first … Continue reading

April 28, 2010
by Melissa

For once, I’m trying to be succinct.

No long, drawn out descriptions from me today. All you need to know is that you need to make this gingerbread cake with coffee icing. Why? Because it’s easy and delicious and I loved it even though I don’t particularly … Continue reading

November 10, 2009
by Melissa

"It was so good, it made you want to slap your mother."

As much as I love the fluffy buttercream frosting I’ve been making near constantly for almost 2 years, it was time to make a new friend in the frosting world. Maybe a wordly, sophisticated frosting that isn’t so reliant on … Continue reading

September 30, 2009
by Melissa

You don't know me at all…

Post title borrowed from a Ben Folds song of nearly the same name. Last song I purchased from iTunes: When Will I Be Loved by John Fogerty & Bruce Springsteen. Made for dinner tonight: Chicken, cheddar and onion quesadillas. The … Continue reading