Archive for the 'Baking' Category


• One of my favorite… cookbooks

I love to bake: cakes, cupcakes, meringues, etc. If I think it will taste good, and it looks nice, I want to make it. A few years ago I got a KitchenAid mixer as a birthday present, and since then I love to bake even more :-) As I do for craft books, I’m also always […]

1 Comment July 27th, 2012


• My perfect cupcake recipe

petraas-perfect-cupcakes

Since the time me and my sister baked the perfect cupcakes in the galley of the Stad Amsterdam, I’m trying to replicate them in my own kitchen. What I need to accept after several tries, is that they will never rise like the ones in the galley with the perfect oven… that’s a pity but […]

8 Comments January 15th, 2011


• Decorated cupcakes

cupcakes

Tomorrow is my sister’s birthday and as a treat for her colleagues she wanted to make decorated cupcakes. She asked me to help, so I happily joined her. I made and applied the frosting, and was a supporter, she did the baking and decorating, the important things :-)

8 Comments November 6th, 2009


• Birthday cake

birthday cake

Last week my nephew Bram turned 4. As a starting tradition he always orders his birthday cake with me. And off-course I feel honored with such a request. This year the pre-condition was that it should be red, for a while now that’s his favorite color, I have no clue from whom he got that…. ;-) I was very pleased with the […]

1 Comment December 16th, 2008