Mallorca Bread: Soft Puerto Rican Sweet Bread Rolls

Puerto Rican Mallorca Bread

I can get a little fixated on an idea.  I will think about it over and over again until I can take it any more.  This week I became fixated with a soft eggy bread called mallorca.  Suddenly at 5:30 am Friday morning my eyes were wide open and my head was filled with thoughts… 

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Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Filling

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We went to see a man about a house yesterday. We liked the house, so we submitted an application.  Haven’t heard back yet. The silence is making a little nervous.  When I get nervous I crave sweets, so I made cookies. Not just any cookies, I made peanut butter cookies with peanut butter chips and… 

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Pumpkin Spice

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The search for a new house continues. We though we may have had a winner today, but two applications slipped in before us.  One hour after it was listed! Crazy!  I may have to start throwing some elbows soon. Don’t think I won’t give someone a black eye for the right house.  Well not a… 

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Almond Pillow Cookies

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The crispy cookie has always been my kind of cookie.  OB likes soft chewy cookies. The only cookie that we can seem to agree upon are Oreo cookies. Who doesn’t love Oreo cookies?  Except for the new watermelon flavored Oreo cookies.  I haven’t tried them, but there seems to be something inherently wrong with the… 

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Chocolate Coconut Cream Layered Cake

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I’ve had cake on the brain.  Seriously my brain has been piecing this cake together for weeks now.  I knew I wanted multiple layers, then I wanted coconut…what goes with coconut? Chocolate!   That’s right I didn’t want a  simple vanilla cake or a darling little cupcake.  I wanted a swirly chocolate coconut cake, with coconut… 

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Coffee & Biscoff Bunt Cake

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Have you heard of Biscoff Spread?  It’s all over the place, everyone it talking about it and all the cool kids are baking with it.  You should too.  Why?  Because it’s awesome and like I said all the cool kids are baking with it. You want to be a cool kid don’t you? I am… 

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Figgy Piggy Free-Form Tart

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It’s that time of year again, my favorite time of year when Summer transitions into Autumn.  I so look forward to the magical evening when the crisp air rolls in and I have to pull out the first sweater or quilt of the season.  There are a few fruits and vegetables that grow during times… 

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Peaches & Marscapone Cream Eclairs with Amaretti Crumble & Caramel Sauce

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While in culinary school I took a course on pastry.  I grumbled and whined when I saw that pastry was next on my course work.  You see as much as I love cooking, baking I can do without.   I know, I know, “But what about all the yummy desserts on your site?” you ask…. 

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