Tag Archives: baking

Oranges and Lemons…

… say the bells of St. Clement’s

A sunny summery cake for a sunny summery day. This One Bowl Citrus Cake is my go to recipe for something that I can throw together easily, that everybody likes, and that will cope with being baked in whatever tin I have handy. (So far loaf tin, round tin, and cupcakes all work).

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And now for something completely different…

I suppose if I’m going to call myself the baking biologist, I had better demonstrate some evidence that I do in fact bake. Wednesday is lab meeting day, and everybody knows that meetings can only be improved by baked goods. (Last year one of the feedback forms from my undergraduates listed ‘the cookies!!’ as the best attribute of my tutorials). In preparation for tomorrow I’ve baked a batch of the Hummingbird Bakery‘s blondies. Well… a batch and a half. I am of the opinion that a blondie (or brownie) should be a decent thickness, and one batch in my 9″ tin never quite seems wide enough for my tastes, so I make 150% of the recipe (or 2 x in a 9 by 13 tin).

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