Tag: caramel

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars: Bake A Difference

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars: Bake A Difference {sponsored post}

Disclosure: OXO provided me with a baking set in order to prepare Dorie Greenspan’s recipe for Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars for this post, which is reprinted with her permission. OXO will donate $100 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for each blog post dedicated to this campaign in September, including this one.

For the past few years, …

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Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

I expected to be a little more refined by this point in my life. To have moved on from the struggling 20s to a sense of being more settled, having matured and grown up. Instead, I find the bar is still far out of reach and while I keep trying, I swear someone is moving …

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Croquembouche–A Tower of Cream Puffs and Caramel


Last week found me explaining #FirstOnTheFirst to someone who has never seen our posts before. I began with the sfogliatelle fiasco and the caveat that some things are better left to professionals. When I told her that this month’s challenge was for croquembouche–a tower of cream puffs trapped in a caramel cage–I began to …

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Eggnog Caramels

eggnog caramels

I hated missing Week 9 of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies & Sweets. Truly loathed having to do it. But with Thanksgiving falling on the same day, there was far too much going on in the kitchen and far too little daylight to go around to document it. I chose to let it go …

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Burnt Sugar Dreams

caramel sauce

Last week, I ventured into the new territory of making caramel candies–Apple Cider Caramels, to be exact. The experience taught me two things: leave yourself plenty of time and never underestimate the value of paying for pre-cut candy wrappers.

I’m not entirely new to caramel, however. I used to sell a nationally-known food brand at …

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Apple Cider Caramels

apple cider caramels

Last month, when Big Y was offering their Buy 1 Get 2 Free sale on apple cider, I stocked up and decided to reduce some of that deliciousness into a concentrate for future use. I had no particular plans for it at the time–just felt that it was something I had to do, even though …

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