First Rebel Girl POP-UP Bakery was a success!

Sunday morning I woke up and had a crazy idea …. Why don’t I have a Rebel Girl POP-UP Bakery today? So I did. I did a shout out on social media that the Rebel Girl Pop-Up Bakery would be open from 2-4 just outside my house on Sunday with BOGO on all of the…

Denver HAHO Market

Rebel Girl Bakery made its debut at the Denver HAHO (Handmade Homemade) Market. on Sat., March 10. Denver HAHO is the second Saturday of each month from Noon – 5 at FORGE, 920 Yuma Street. I wasn’t sure what to expect but it was a great event. I met some great artists and introduced a wide variety…

Love Me Some Mini Loaves

I can’t get over how cute these little mini loaves are.  And these new takes on the classics of banana and zucchini are definitely keepers.  You can also make both of the recipes in a 9×5 inch loaf pan. Zucchini and Orange Marmalade Tea Cake Yields: 1 large loaf (9″x5″) or 12 mini loaves (4″x2…

Persian Love Cakes

I love Persian Love Cake and want to offer it at the Rebel Girl Bakery launch in March at Denver HaHo Market. So I worked on testing the recipe in small sizes to sell at the market. And they are too cute! A yummy combination of sugar and spice with cardamom, almond, pistachio and rose….

Rebel Girl Ribbon Cookies

Ribbon Cookies are a family tradition and my Dad’s favorite Christmas cookie. I have been testing recipes for Rebel Girl Bakery. We are launching at the Denver HaHo Market in March. One of the offerings will be Rebel Girl’s take on the Ribbon Cookie. Here are three of my yummy favor combinations that will be…

Bleeding Hearts (Vanilla, Rose, Strawberry Cakes)

I love to bake with rose water, and these cakes are just so cute and so yummy …. Bleeding Hearts piped with Strawberry & Rose Jam inside and topped with Strawberry, Rose Water Icing and a sprinkle of dried rose petals.  Plenty of time to make these for your Valentine. BLEEDING HEARTS (VANILLA, ROSE &…

Science of Baking: Biscuits

I have been on the hunt for the best biscuit recipe.  During the search, I have become very interested in the range of the amount of ingredients used as well as the impact of the temperature of ingredients has on the resulting biscuits. I love the science of baking. So I decided to create a…

Blackberry and Candied Lemon Cake

I made this cake for a dear friend and her soon-to-be husband and their beautiful baby daughter, Punky. I doubled the cake recipe to make two layers. Then filled it with lemon curd and fresh blackberries. Frosted it with vanilla butter cream. Sprinkled on some sugar glitter. And decorated it with candied lemon slices and…

Another Day, Another Biscuit: Part 5

My buttermilk biscuit obsession continues into 2018. Here are some tips to fluffy, golden biscuits with beautiful layers: Grate and freeze the butter Freeze the baking sheet of biscuits for 10 minutes  Brush with melted butter and place in oven BEST BUTTERMILK BISCUITS INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp kosher salt 2 tsp…

Persimmon, Walnut, Golden Raisin Bread

My love of persimmons and having a few very ripe persimmons in the frig inspired this bread. PERSIMMON, WALNUT, GOLDEN RAISIN BREAD 9-inch loaf INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups sifted flour 3/4 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter and cooled to room temperature 2…