Fulfilling Saturdays

Saturdays have always been fulfilling for me. If I don't have appointments or other engagements, I like to spend the morning till noon baking, or finding some recipes to bake. Since I had an order for Strawberry Shortcake, I was up early frosting the cake. I like strawberry shortcakes, they are light and soft. The lightness and mild sweetness of chantilly cream blends rather well with the (sometimes) sour strawberries.

It took me about two hours to get the cake frosted. I still have lots of time on hand. Without hesitating, I took out the bread book by Alex Goh and decided on the easiest recipe - Scones. However, I think it wasn't so well done, I had it too flat? Maybe because I wanted to have more quantity, thus, I compromise with the thickness?

Having baked that scones, I proceeded with baking double chocolate cookies. Heehee... I wanted to give some free samples to the lady who ordered my strawberry shortcake. And so, I did just that!

That was a fulfilling Saturday - a cake, scone & cookies!


Kitchen Corner said...
November 8, 2009 at 2:59 PM

Hi Jane,
You've baked wonderful things! I wonder how you frost the cake so neat and nice! Very well done!

Passionate About Baking said...
November 8, 2009 at 10:10 PM

Hi Grace,
Thanks! Not very neat actually. Heehee...

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