So the last few evenings after work I have been cleaning and putting things into my new storage cubbies.
I am having a lot of fun cleaning. Yup fun. I've found a few goodies I forgot I had. I'm making a pile of things I am not going to keep any more. I am looking forward to getting rid of that stuff that is just taking up space. And figuring out where to put things is a good thought process.
I am hoping to get things cleaned up enough so I can get back to some art fun this weekend. But I still have a ways to go...so I will have to see where this cleaning project takes me. Just hope I get it finished before it isn't fun any more.
So Sunday I couldn't play with paint since my art space was just covered in piles. So my creative energy went into a little bit of baking.
I decided to make some eclairs to thank the hubby for all his muscle power moving the art cabinet upstairs. But then I thought, maybe instead of piping the choux paste into eclairs, I could put it into an angel food cake pan and bake it like a cake.
I sliced it and filled it with some yummy pastry cream and then topped it with chocolate ganache. I think I could just eat the chocolate ganache plain. Deep dark semi-sweet chocolate melting in my mouth...
So here's what I think of my experiment. It tasted good, but putting all the choux paste into the cake pan just made it a little too much choux. I needed to make about 3 batches of pastry cream to fill it as much as you would get in a delicious eclair. But hey, it is always fun to experiment!
But I think this puppy would love this dessert-IF she was given any!
Have a great day everyone!