Caramel

Churros With Three Dipping Sauces

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Sunday is Cinco de mayo, party people! Are you going to be celebrating? Living it up? Partying hard? Eating unhealthy amounts of guacamole? Want to hear my wild and crazy plans? On Cinco de Mayo, if all goes well, I’ll be sleeping. Fingers crossed.   This past week has been really packed and tiring. Then…

Snickers Cupcakes

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I have never understood the gourmet cupcake craze. Don’t get me wrong—I understand the appeal of cupcakes themselves. Bite-sized cakes, with a 50/50 frosting ratio, adorably petite, so cute they’re practically batting Disney princess eyes at you, and socially acceptable to eat as an afternoon snack? That I get. What I don’t get is paying…

Twix Kat Candy Bars

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This might be surprising given the name of my blog, but I rarely buy commercial candy. For one thing, I already eat way too much candy as a result of my other job, and some days I fear that my tombstone will read, “Here lies Elizabeth. She really should have stopped after 12 truffles.” For…

Caramel Shortbread Squares

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I’m not much for storebought candy bars, but when I do have my choice of the prepackaged stuff, I usually go for a Twix. I like the shortbread/caramel/chocolate combination (and let’s petition for a dark chocolate-only policy, thankyouverymuch) and I like how light and crispy the bar is, as opposed to some of its heftier…

Caramel Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream

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Believe it or not, this indulgent cake got its start in the healthiest of places—the produce section of the market. There I was, walking along, minding my own business, buying cauliflower like the responsible adult I pretend to be, when I saw the cutest miniature Gala apples, about 2 1/2 inches across. Obviously there are…

Caramel Cheesecake-Topped Brownies

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Not to get all meta on you, but I really struggled with a name for these bars. (This might sound ridiculous, but I know you fellow food bloggers understand what I’m talking about!) Names are important. Which would you rather eat: Oreo Truffles, or Smooshed Cookies Mixed With Dairy Product and Mashed Into A Vaguely…

Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse Hearts

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Another mousse recipe? So soon after the last one? Isn’t that a little much? First of all: there is no such thing as too much chocolate mousse. There is only not enough. Second of all: unlike the Nutella mousse, which was more of a cheater’s mousse-ish concoction, this is real mousse. Legit mousse. Eat-it-while-wearing-a-beret mousse….

TWD: Caramel Pot de Creme

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TWD stands for Thursdays with Dorie, right? I have been doing way too much blogging for money and not enough blogging for myself lately, which: a)first world problems, anyone? and b) shut up, me. But it is disappointing and frustrating to have to put my favorite hobby on hold. I can’t even remember the last…

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