The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread

The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread

While Brian has been the willing recipient of many goodies from Amy’s wonderful new book – country loaf, pecan rolls, challah, sour dough bread semolina bread, the list goes on – I have been the one really baking recipes from her book. Brian and I...
Simply Delicious Yellow Cake

Simply Delicious Yellow Cake

Yield: one 9-inch double-layer cake Equipment: two 9 x 2-inch round cake pans This is the cake recipe we use for our almost famous Amy’s Bread “Pink Cake,” a moist vanilla-flavored butter cake inspired by a recipe from one of our favorite baking colleagues, Carole...
Sweet Pink Buttercream Frosting

Sweet Pink Buttercream Frosting

                                            Yield: enough to fill and finish one 9-inch two-layer cake This is what makes the famous Amy’s Bread Pink Cake (page 169) pink. It’s essentially the same frosting recipe that’s found on the...
The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz

The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz

Sometimes you just get lucky. I used to work for the government, in one of those agencies with three letter names. On dull, slow days, my colleagues and I would kill time by thinking up new versions of acronyms. We found hilariously new uses for various three and four...
Malted Milk Ice Cream

Malted Milk Ice Cream

1 cup half and half ¾ cup sugar pinch of salt 2 cups heavy cream ¼ tsp vanilla extract 2/3 cup malt powder 6 large egg yolks 2 cups malted milk balls, coarsely chopped Warm the half-and-half, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. In a large bowl, whisk together the...