Thursday, July 10, 2008
Toaster Oven Baking & A Meme
The other day I wanted coffee cake or a muffin for breakfast. But that would mean turning on the oven. Darn this heat. I went into the kitchen to grab a water and then it hit me! The toaster oven! Could it work?
I used a Bisquick recipe. You know the ones on the back of box. And you know what? It worked! Instead of the 20 minutes it took 45 minutes but the cake was baked perfectly and tender.
Due to the heat I may have to pass on 2-3 of the Daring Bakers challenges. It's too expensive to throw out ingredients that don't do well in high temperatures. Unless Southern California cools down to unheard of temperatures or I get central air conditioning (neither of which will happen any time soon) I may have to take a pause on baking. On the bright side, I have been researching dessert recipes that do not require the oven. I have amassed a nice collection of cool desserts.
And now for the meme. A while back Katie of Apple & Spice tagged me for a 30 question meme. So here it goes....