Week 49: Bûche de Noël

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Throughout the entire challenge, the holiday baking portion has been my favorite. I’ve made cakes inspired by pie, after dinner drinks and so many cranberry treats! For Christmas I’ve been planning something really special for a while.

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Week 46: Cranberry Cornmeal Cake

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. As much as I have enjoyed making all these cakes, I’ve been itching to challenge myself with other varieties of baking. With Thanksgiving last month, my will was tested not one, not two, but three times! For weeks 44 and 45 I stayed true to the challenge and brought, never the less, festive cakes to my pre-turkey day shindigs. For the big day, I swallowed my desires to make an apple pie, so as not to stray from making cakes.

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