Jana of Cherry Tea Cakes was our July Daring Bakers’ host and she challenges us to make Fresh Frasier’s inspired by recipes written by Elisabeth M. Prueitt and Chad Robertson in the beautiful cookbook Tartine.
This is my first challenge at Daring Bakers. The challenge is to make a cake with exposed fruits, edible flowers, etc. around the sides of the center layer. All the components (cake, Bavarian cream, syrup, and glaze) were all made from scratch by myself.
This is the first time I ever made a frasier cake. I must say it was an experience but because I had to bake and come up with creativity this was so much fun for me. I am my worst critic so next time, oh yes I will be making this again, I will make some changes to the presentation.
I decided to do an orange sponge cake, layered with strawberries, infused with a Bavarian cream and finished with a mango glaze.
It tastes great. I feel like I am back home in the islands again with the different tropical flavors in this cake.
I hope you like!