Getting married last year was obviously a wonderful and life-changing experience, but it also resulted in lots of new kitchen tools! Since then, I’ve experimented a bit with my baking but often find I resort back to tried and true favorites when cravings strike. A newly discovered blog that I love, Brown Eyed Baker, inspired me to put together a Baking Bucket List. Here’s hers (if you’re interested).
She has 100 items on her list, which is just way too many for me 🙂 Instead, you’ll find just 25 baked goods on my list, a much more reasonable and achievable number. I didn’t set a time frame to accomplish, but I’m hoping to check in every two or three months and cross off a few delicacies at a time.
Note: The Great British Baking Show heavily influenced my selections!
- Pizza Dough
- Baguette (or similar type of fancy French bread)
- Irish Soda Bread
- Montgomery Pie (Grandma’s recipe)
- Frosted layer cake (so I can use my icing tools!)
- Tarte Tatin (French apple pastry)
- Flourless chocolate cake
- Chocolate peanut butter cupcakes
- Pumpkin streusel cheesecake
- Mary Berry’s Walnut Layer Cake
- Kiffles (a local specialty, but they’re so expensive to buy!)
- Iced sugar cookies (A Christmas classic that I’ve never made – time to use those cookie cutters)
- Millionaire’s Shortbread (the classic British recipe uses shortbread, caramel, and chocolate – but I might throw some peanut butter in there…)
Oatmeal butterscotch cookies(mainly to use up those butterscotch chips I purchased ages ago)
- Gingerbread (cookies or house is TBD)
- Crème Brulee (I’ve had the custard ramekins for ages…)
- Macarons (technically I’ve made these already, but I want to go at it properly with food coloring, almond extract, and fancy icing)
- Meat pies (this seems to be a staple of every Great British Baking Show season)
Peanut Brittle (I finally purchased a candy thermometer for this purpose) Profiterole (cream puff)dipped in chocolate of course
Do you have anything on your baking bucket list?