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FFwD: Chocolate Eclairs

These were so good! I really enjoyed having Dorie hold my hand through this whole recipe. I just love how her descriptions gave me a great sense of how my various ingredients were coming together! Here are a few pictures of the process.

For the chocolate filling: whole milk, egg yolks, cornstarch, bittersweet chocolate, sugar, salt and butter.

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FFwD: Marie-Helene’s Apple Cake

¬†This weeks recipe is fantastic. I made it in honor of one of my fantastic co-worker’s birthday and it was a hit to say the least. It was chock full of¬†appley-custardy goodness!

Now I love apples, specifically crisp, crunchy and sweet apples, so this recipe really hit the mark.

I gathered together flour, sugar, butter, salt, baking powder, vanilla and eggs (not shown). Earlier that day I picked up a variety of apples: honeycrisp, fuji, ambrosia, and two smaller galas.

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