My dad got me into baking when I was a kid. He’s not a professional baker, but is good at following directions to a T, which seems to be a good trait in baking. Together we made things like oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, frozen chocolate custard, triple chocolate cheesecake, and Black Forest cake. Hmm…looking back, I’m definitely noticing a trend!
I’ve always baked desserts for holidays, but this past year started baking things for family birthdays rather than giving gifts. It’s much more fun to give something that you’ve made yourself! Continue reading