For some time, I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making push pop cakes. I’ve had the containers, acrylic stand, and Wilton mini-whoopie pie pan (all ordered from Amazon.com) for some time. Since yesterday was Halloween, I thought “what better time than now to experiment!”
I had some Granny Smith apples that needed to be used, so I decided to make either some type of muffin or some type of cake. After looking through a bunch of recipes, I settled on Dorie Greenspan’s Marie-Hélène’s Apple Cake recipe from Around My French Table.
I’m in the process of reading the Julia Child biography, Dearie. The more I read, the more inspired I become to again delve into Mastering the Art of French Cooking. In addition, I’m more aware of the painstaking process that Julia went through in perfecting the recipes that appeared in this classic.
I had some Granny Smith apples that needed to be used, so I decided to make Julia Child’s Tarte Normande aux Pommes, a.k.a. Custard Apple Tart from Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Unlike many desserts, this tart is not overly sweet. It is, however, quite delicious!