A Multiple Baking Project

My poppy seeds kept staring at me from the cupboard.  So I decided to make a poppyseed cake.


On the facing page to that recipe was a carrot cake recipe.  Well, I had all the ingredients for that one, too, so I decided to make it as well.


The first direction for both cakes was to combine the yogurt with the flour and let it soak in overnight.
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That reminded me of the delicious yogurt biscuits I had made, so I looked up that recipe while I was at it.


Whoops!  It turns out that the biscuit illustration at the beginning of the yogurt dough recipe was for the previous buttermilk biscuit recipe.  Oh, well.  I decided to make it again anyway, even though it was intended to be a tart shell.


Here is my set-up for all three recipes.

All the recipes said to let the butter soften, which I tried to do.


Apparently, my kitchen is not warm enough.  Even the inside of the oven with a pilot light is not warm enough.  So I ended up melting the butter on top of the stove.


The cakes cooked at 300 F. for 1 1/2 and 2 hours respectively.





They are delicious!

The biscuits await in the frig.

© 2017 Kathryn Hardage