Project Pastry Queen

PPQ: (Not) Neuvo Texas Waldorf Salad

Blueberry

That is where you’d normally see a picture of this week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge: Nuevo Texas Waldorf Salad, as selected by Emily of She Makes and Bakes. After a Saturday spent at Texas Beer Fest and with the little one at Grandma’s house for the night, we had planned a lazy Sunday. Sleep in, […]

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PPQ: Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Jen of selected this week’s Project Pastry Queen Challenge was selected by Jen of Sweet Morris: Peanut Butter Cups with Peanut-Penuche Icing. The cake portion of the challenge is one of the better peanut butter cakes I’ve baked. The crumb is tender, without being too dense and there’s plenty of peanut butter flavor. Other peanut […]

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PPQ: Guanabana Margaritas

Guanabana Margaritas

It’s my week to host Project Pastry Queen! A turn that happens to coincide with the end of Lent so you know what that means. TEQUILA. TEQUILA. TEQUILA. TEQUILA. 40+ days without a margarita. There is much ground to be made up! Have you ever had guanabana? I hadn’t even heard of it before The […]

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PPQ: Jubilation Granola Chews

Jubilation Granola

This week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge was selected by Amanda of Homekeeping Adventures: Jubilation Granola Chews. Full of nuts, oatmeal, and coconut, they’re described as a softer, chewier granola bar. The granola was definitely soft and chewy but mine didn’t hold together as bars. 2 out of 3 ain’t bad, I guess! I made half […]

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