Lemon Poppyseed Roses

Lemon Poppyseed Roses

March 10, 2011By cozyovenCupcakes No Comments

I love baking with lemon. The fresh scent of lemon just makes me wish that summer is here already. The green grass, the flip flops, the beach, the skirts, the flowers, picnics….and Micky mouse and Minnie mouse, and Cinderella, and Goofy and Pooh and ….. Why Disney characters you ask? Because I will be going … Read More

I heart macaron

February 23, 2011By cozyovenConfectionary 1 Comment

Yes I am made macarons again, they are just too fun to make! Last time my macarons were not 100% successful because of my oven at home was broken. This time…still not 100% successful because some turned out “burnt” on the bottom, I forgot to double pan it during baking! Poop. No worries, next time … Read More

Chocolate bread pudding ahoy!

Chocolate bread pudding ahoy!

February 11, 2011By cozyovenBreads and Quick Breads No Comments

Chips Ahoy and bread pudding? Sounds questionable? Definitely not! Please trust me on this one, it is super yummy yummy in your tummy! This recipe will give you a brand new taste buds for the regular boring Chips Ahoy cookies. It’s also a great way to spice up the regular old bread pudding raisin combo. … Read More

Crumbly Apple Crisp

Crumbly Apple Crisp

January 25, 2011By cozyovenBars No Comments

Busy, busy, busy! Too busy to have time for baking? Yes =( Sorry for the lack of updates, I have been super busy with class, experiments and my BMC applications. But finally on Friday night I squeezed some time out for baking for some de-stressing. Apple crumble is definitely an excellent comfort/ de-stressing dessert to … Read More

Mochi-Japanese rice cakes

Mochi-Japanese rice cakes

January 7, 2011By cozyovenCakes, Confectionary 2 Comments

Sticky, chewy, and sweet are three words to describe mochi, which is type of Japanese sweet. I tried making these few times before but always failed to get a nice round shape because the glutinous rice dough is so sticky! It literally sticks everywhere, your hands, the spoon (wooden and metal), the bowl (glass and … Read More

Chocolate almond thumbprint cookies

Chocolate almond thumbprint cookies

December 31, 2010By cozyovenCookies No Comments

Thumbprint cookies are so easy and fun to make. I made them a lot of times before but with strawberry jam. They are so buttery! Since I couldn’t find any jam lying around the fridge, I decide to spice these things up a little with melted dark chocolate and chopped almonds! Today’s baking project was … Read More

Tiramisu crepe cake

Tiramisu crepe cake

December 5, 2010By cozyovenCakes No Comments

When I first set my eyes on this recipe I knew I had to make it. Tiramisu…a blend of coffee and creamy goodness layered between thin layers of delicious crepes made with browned butter. I never knew browned butter smelled so good~ when I was making it, the nutty-caramel aroma filled up my whole apartment.mmm! … Read More

Christmas cranberry bliss bars

Christmas cranberry bliss bars

December 3, 2010By cozyovenBars No Comments

Tis the season to be jolly! Yes I love Christmas, I love the atmosphere. I love the decorations. I love wrapping up presents, and of course, I love Christmas baking. I found this recipe on Daily Top 9 by food buzz. Cranberries are my top ingredients to bake with during this wonderful season because of … Read More

Mice, owls, and pumpkin!

Mice, owls, and pumpkin!

November 22, 2010By cozyovenBars, Cupcakes 1 Comment

Last Friday was the IMMSA bake sale to raise money for our undergrad Immunology (study of immune systems) student association. I, being a fourth year immunology student with a passion for baking, of course couldn’t pass the chance to help out! When I was deciding what I wanted to make for it, the first thing … Read More