Yggdrasil Bread

Yggdrasil Braided Bread

Weeeeee’re baaaa-ack!  I swear I didn’t plan to wait this long between posts, but as usual, life got in the way.  The MCU baking series is trucking right along this week with a companion recipe for Thor: The Dark World.  For this recipe, I’ve rendered Yggdrasil (the Norse “world tree”), and the nine realms it connects, in bread.

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Iron Man's Mandarin Orange Chocolate Cake

Iron Man’s Mandarin Orange Chocolate Cake

We’ve made it to Phase Two!  Following my previous mirror glaze post, it’s time to reveal the cake it covered.  This week, we’re talking about Iron Man 3.  To find out how that relates to mandarin orange chocolate cake (which I can assure you tastes even better than it looks), read on!

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Agent Carter's Cherry Pie

Agent Carter’s Cherry Pie

Happy belated Independence Day!  My procrastination worked out well enough this time, as I’ve got a dessert based on Captain America: The First Avenger, a.k.a. Marvel’s most star-spangled, patriotic superhero, to share with you today.  I will confess that I’d been putting this one off because I just couldn’t get into any of the ideas I came up with.  For a couple weeks, it was between Captain America shield black and white cookies (because Brooklyn) and self-saucing puddings (because super soldier serum injection).  Unfortunately, while those were both good ideas (and you may see them in the future), they just didn’t seem right.

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Iron Man's Aprium Linzertorte

Iron Man’s Aprium Linzertorte

Back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) baking series!  Remember when I said that I’d have to postpone my Iron Man 2 bakeventure due to the seasonable availability of a particular fruit?  Well, the season is now upon us.  Apriums are ripe and available for the month of June, so stock up as soon as you see them hit your grocery store, because they likely won’t be around for long.

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