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Bread Baking Day #33: Breads with Booze – Cinnamon Buns

This month’s Bread Baking Day which was founded by Zorra is hosted by Adriana of Baking Powder. She asked us to bake breads with booze. Continue reading >>


Bread Baking Buddies February 2010: Ensaïmada

This month the Bread Baking Buddies travelled to Spain to bake Ensaïmadas which are sweet buns. Kitchen of the month was “Bake My Day”.  The name comes from the Mallorquí word “saïm” which means pork lard. The recipe looked really easy and I had everything on hand except for the pork lard. But Karen, the hostess of the month, wrote that she had made some of her Ensaïmadas with butter and cinnamon sugar, so I thought I would just go for that option. I guess, they aren’t typical Ensaïmadas then, though, because of the lack of pork lard. Oh well, they were yummy anyway. They reminded me of cinnamon rolls – they were crunchier, though. Continue reading >>

BBA Challenge #8: Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

I was kind of surprised to find cinnamon buns in a bread baking book. Wouldn’t they fall in the cake category? At least here in Germany, cinnamon snails (as we call them) are eaten in the afternoon when you serve coffee and cake. But I LOVE cinnamon buns. Thus, I was really looking forward to baking these rolls. And of course, I wanted to  advance with the BBA Challenge. To put it bluntly, though – I was disappointed :-(.

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Birthday Cakes Part 1: Cinnamon Roll Cake

I’ve found a couple of pictures of birthday cakes I made. I love to bake something special for my kids’ birthdays, so here are some of my creations.

Cinnamon Roll Cake
(for my older daughter’s 4th birthday)

Cinnamon roll cake

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