Short Cut Puff Pastry

See the video on how its made here- 4 cups white flour 2 tsp salt 18 ounces cold butter 1 cup cold water   Combine flour and salt. Grate butter with a cheese grater and toss into flour with your hands until well combined. Add water in and stir with a fork, adding more water to make it come together if needed. Transfer onto your counter and gently knead a few times to make it come together. Divide into three equal pieces whether by weighing or by sight. They should be about 1 pound each. Take one ball and … Continue reading Short Cut Puff Pastry

Applesauce Spice Cake

My recipe book tells me this recipe originally cake from my Auntie Susie, but I’m fairly certain everyone in our family makes it. It has to be one of my favourite cakes of all time. Something about the moist applesauce, flavourful from the spices, add a nice vanilla buttercream…ooooh baby. Yes its good with just a little glaze, but a thick buttercream is definitely my favourite. {this was just a cute little cake I baked for my sister, normally your cake will be much bigger…} Recipes in my life need to be versatile. I need to be able to make … Continue reading Applesauce Spice Cake