Creations

March 24, 2017 I recently took up the extremely delicious task of mixing doughnut dough and frying the lovely, puffy and fluffy balls of sugary despair. I will let you all know that my escapades have proved fruitful and even the rounding and shaping of the cinnamon-roll-like dough seems a breeze anymore. Spicing things up…

Adv. Bread/Pastry – Day 29

March 9, 2017 Marvelous wonders coming to life within the confines of our small bakery in the Skagit Valley…Garnishes for Brigid Collin’s ten cakes were finished today and all that is needed tomorrow is to have them accompany their specified cakes. Success will be ours, Kayla! *coughs and calms herself from being excited at rocking-out…

Ad. Bread/Pastry – Day 17

February 13, 2017 Containing my excitement  was all to easy a feat as this poor girl who had been traveling since 12:30 the night before finally got up from bed at 6:50 this morning. Strange and unexplainable things befall me when adequate rest is not granted but terribly wished for every night. I came schlumping…

Adv. Breads/Pastry – Day 15

February 8, 2017 It has literally snowed more at the beginning of this year then it has in the past three years combined. It was a blizzard outside of the bakery windows this afternoon and everyone stared astonishingly at the large flakes — snow was a foreign concept apparently. But seriously, it is nice to…

Advanced Baking – Day 8

December 2, 2016 Wrapping up Advanced Baking today and talking about what we did and did not like: Cakes: I liked making the decorations above all else, putting the fondant on was a pain in the butt but we managed to make it look pretty good for a first time effort. I could see myself…

Advanced Baking – Day 7

November 18, 2016 We had the honor of taking a class with the owner of Forte Chocolates in Mount Vernon today. She has won many worldwide and national awards for her caramels and chocolates over the past eight years. We first came up with a design and theme of what our snowman was going to look…