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This October, join us at BakeCamp L.A., a fun, heartwarming and family-friendly cookie party & cookie competition featuring the best cookie bakers in Los Angeles -- all under one roof! Every ticket sold will help pets in need. Come try the best cookies, pick your favorite & help us crown "LA's Favorite Cookie Baker!" And it's all for a great cause! Helping Paw Works save puppies!

Jayden's Orange Cookies with Lavender Glaze at #BakeCamp LA

Jayden's Orange Cookies with Lavender Glaze at #BakeCamp LA

Jayden Havlice's Citrus Delight: Orange Cookies with Lavender Glaze

BakeCamp Weekend 1: Hollywood, set for October 7th, is just around the corner, and cookie enthusiasts are in for a treat! Meet the talented cookie baker, Jayden Havlice, who is bringing a unique twist to the world of cookies with his delightful creation: Orange Cookies with a Lavender Glaze. In this blog post, we'll dive into Jayden's passion for baking, his innovative flavor combination, and a handy cookie tip that will elevate your citrus cookies to a whole new level. Plus, Jayden shares a cherished childhood memory that will warm your heart.

A Baker's Journey

Jayden Havlice, a passionate cookie baker, has always had a love affair with baking. His journey began with simple childhood memories of dressing up as a chocolate chip cookie for Halloween – a nod to his undying love for the classic chocolate chip delight. But as he grew older, his palate expanded, and he discovered the magic of combining unexpected flavors.

The Birth of Orange Cookies with Lavender Glaze

Jayden's journey of culinary discovery led him to the delightful combination of citrus and lavender. Two of his all-time favorite flavors, he couldn't believe that the pairing was not more common. To test his theory, he baked a batch of Orange Cookies with a Lavender Glaze and shared them with his fiancé's friends. The response was overwhelming – everyone went nuts for them! Thus, a fan favorite was born.

The Flavor Harmony

The marriage of orange and lavender in these cookies creates a unique and unforgettable flavor experience. The zesty and tangy notes of fresh orange zest perfectly complement the floral and slightly herbaceous hints of lavender. It's a match made in cookie heaven that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Jayden's Cookie Tip: The Secret to Perfect Citrus Cookies

If you're eager to replicate the mouthwatering flavors of Jayden's Orange Cookies, pay close attention to this pro tip: always mix your citrus zest with the sugar first. This simple step ensures that the zest's essential oils are released, infusing your cookie dough with maximum flavor. It's a small but significant detail that can make a world of difference in the taste of your citrus-infused cookies.

Favorite Cookie Memory

For Jayden, baking isn't just about the final product; it's about creating cherished memories with loved ones. One of his fondest cookie memories harks back to his childhood when he, along with his brothers, would spend hours in the kitchen with their dad making batches and batches of spritz cookies for Christmas. It was a time of laughter, bonding, and the sweet aroma of cookies filling the air. Those moments have left an indelible mark on Jayden, reminding him that baking is not just a culinary art; it's a way to create lasting memories.

Jayden is set to make a delicious mark on BakeCamp Weekend 1: Hollywood with his Orange Cookies and Lavender Glaze. His journey from a chocolate chip cookie-loving kid to a creative baker has brought us an enticing fusion of citrus and lavender in the form of cookies. So, whether you're a seasoned baker or just someone with a sweet tooth, don't miss out on the chance to savor this unique flavor combination and create your own sweet memories.

Stay tuned for BakeCamp Weekend 1, and get ready to embark on a flavor-filled adventure with Jayden's Orange Cookies with Lavender Glaze!

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