Don’t know what dessert to make for a christmas party? How about some candy-cane-inspired mint chocolate cupcakes with booze in them?! I planned these cupcakes months ago when a potluck was announced for this week. I first planned on making candy cane cupcakes. Because everything is better with chocolate, they became candy cane chocolate cupcakes, which is really just a christmasy synonym for mint chocolate
I wanted to make some cupcakes and was flipping through my cookbooks for ideas when I came across a recipe for chocolaty coconut cupcakes with a coffee frosting. I loved the idea of a coffee frosting, so I decided to give it a go! I added some Frangelico to the batter and frosting for a nice hazelnut touch and the combination of flavours ended up
The perfect cupcakes for an Halloween party… … or for a sweet treat any time of the year! I had the sudden urge to make cupcakes this weekend and flipped through my cookbooks for ideas. I liked the idea of using the traditional orange+chocolate combo, and decided to make an adult version (i.e., add alcohol) by using Grand Marnier in the batter and frosting.
I created Sweet Salty Spicy FOUR years ago (!) on August 13, 2010. Time passes by so quickly! I actually mark the date every year and plan a recipe especially for that date. For the past three years, those recipes were quite delicious: Strawberry Jello Almond Cupcakes with Banana Pudding Frosting Birthday Cake Granola No-Bake Raspberry and Hazelnut Cheesecake This year, I totally forgot not
I used to think biscotti were hard to make. And then I made some and discovered they are actually quite easy to make. And is there something better than having a delicious biscotti to dip in your morning latte? Answer: no. Every time I make a baked good, I share it with friends. I decided to make almond biscotti because one of my friends’ favorite