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Clone of a Cinnabon Recipe

Clone of a Cinnabon Recipe

root beer float cupcakes It never takes long into the first hot week of the summer for me to get swept up in some sort of dorky nostalgia for a time or place I never knew, in this case, Main Street, U.S.A. with its drugstore soda counters counters, elaborate marble and stainless steel fountains manned by soda jerks serving five cent Cherry Cokes and root beers to bright-eyed youths that always said things like “Sir” and “Ma’am”. Of course, modern times call for modern formats, don’t they? Something you can pack up and bring to a barbecue or picnic? I started with a root beer cupcake, which was actually a chocolate root beer cupcake, adapted from the Root Beer Bundt Cake in one my favorite cookbooks that I so, so eagerly anticipate the follow-up to this fall, Baked. I then spent a ridiculous amount of time pondering the frosting. But something was still missing and so I began digging around my fridge until I unearthed a blazing red jar of maraschino cherries. And then more whipped cream… Eat immediately.

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes Updated 9/22/11 to Add: If you’re coming here to sample these delicious Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, you just might like the latest recipe that I’ve posted for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. And Gingerbread- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. Enjoy! Here’s a short video sharing how to make these delicious pancakes: If you’ve ever thought you needed a reason to eat pancakes, today is the day: National Pancake Day! How do you like your pancakes? But recently I started dreaming about mixing cinnamon rolls and pancakes together… and this is what I came up with- my new favorite pancake: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. I have a wonderfully fluffy pancake batter that I like to use (recipe below) so I swirled a bit of cinnamon roll filling into the pancake. And they cooked up just like a pancake- fluffy, but with craters of crusty, sugary cinnamon swirled within. You might find three of these stacked in a fancy breakfast restaurant, but I’m gonna tell you that one pancake is all you need. Oh yeah. Ingredients:

Poisson Cru Recipe If French Polynesia had a national dish it would surely be poisson cru. While poisson cru literally means "raw fish" in French, it's less daring but tastier than the name suggests. The chunks of fresh fish are first marinated in lemon juice which "cooks" them slightly, are then mixed with fresh salad veggies and lastly doused in coconut milk. I have never met anyone who doesn't like poisson cru, it's on nearly every menu in the country and in a way its flavor defines Polynesia - sweet, refreshing, tender and exotic. Most of the time poisson cru is made with fresh tuna but it can be made with other fish too. Take the tuna chunks and soak in a bowl of seawater or lightly salted fresh water while you chop the tomatoes, onion, cucumber, carrot and bell pepper - locals swear this makes the fish more tender.

Cook the Book: Fried Stuffed Olives [Photograph: Caroline Russock] After frying up a batch of these Fried Stuffed Olives from David Leite's The New Portuguese Table, I hereby nominate them for a place in the bar snack hall of fame. Olives, cheese, cured pork, and roasted almonds make appearances at the cocktail hour spread, but not enough like this. Leite gives many options for stuffing your olives. As always with our Cook the Book feature, we have five (5) copies of The New Portuguese Table to give away this week.

Cinnamon Toast the Right Way Oooooh. You’re getting ready to get a taste of Me, Opinionated. Be sure to take a photo! You won’t see it very often. Lucky for you, I won’t be revealing my expert views on the environment, the stimulus, the new health care legislation, or whether Standard Poodles ever should have been cross-bred with Golden Retrievers. Did you know there’s a right way and a wrong way to make cinnamon toast? It’s sure a good thing I came into the picture. Before I show you THE right way to make cinnamon toast, I’m going to review a few different approaches so that we can do a compare/contrast at the end of this post. Butter a slice of bread. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a bowl… Stir it to combine. Sprinkle the cinnamon/sugar mixture on top of the butter, then pop it in the oven: 10 minutes at 350, then finish it off under the broiler (I’ll give you my reasons for this method later.) Butter a slice of bread, then pop it in a 350 degree oven for ten minutes. Then as soon as you remove it from the oven… Now.

Zwart sesamijs Een beetje vreemd, maar wel lekker.... Iedereen lust ijs en het is best makkelijk zelf te maken. Wij aten dit als afsluiting bij een sushi dinertje. Je kunt ook gewoon sesamzaad gebruiken in plaats van zwart sesamzaad. Zwart sesamijs (nagerecht voor 4 personen) 3 eetlepels zwart sesamzaad7,5 dl melk2,5 dl slagroom150 gr suiker2 eidooiers Rooster de zaadjes in een koekenpan in 3 minuten op hoog vuur. Verhit de melk met de room, de helft van de suiker en de sesamzaadjes tot net onder het kookpunt. Laat het mengsel afkoelen en giet het over in een kom. Bron: De complete Japanse keukenChrista Anderson

Very Vanilla Valentine's Cheesecake | Independent Watkins Assoc #393833 - Jan Couto Love at first bite. SUCH an overworked expression, but still… when you’re talking cheesecake, the tiniest bite is capable of sending you into paroxysms of ardor. The richness of the cream cheese! The delightful interplay of tangy and sweet; the barely crunchy crust cradling its ultra-smooth filling… Be still, my heart! There’s one problem with a traditional cheesecake, though; it’s REALLY hard to serve it in really small pieces. Take that same luscious cheesecake, though, bake it in a square pan, and all of a sudden it’s easy to have, literally, “just a tiny bite.” A 1” x 1” cube of cheesecake? Before you start: you’ll want to have 16 ounces (two large packages) of cream cheese at room temperature; so give yourself a couple of hours for this to happen. Preheat the oven to 375°F. First, the crust. 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs, about 8 whole crackers 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 tablespoons melted butter Can you use a 9” square pan?

blueberry crumb bars I uploaded pictures of this recipe yesterday onto Flickr, but didn’t get to telling you all about it because I was feeling a little lackadaisical after that whole seven days in a row of posting thing. Three hours later, I received this comment: “Omg, post the recipe already!” Hmmph! I thought. The natives are getting restless. But who could blame them? It could get ugly. But if there ever were a dessert worth getting ugly for, it would have to be this. “Omg, post the recipe already!” As you wish. Blueberry Crumb Bars Adapted from Recipes like this make me wonder why I don’t use more. I could imagine easily swapping another fruit or berry for the blueberries–I’m especially thinking something tart like sour cherries or cranberries in the fall (I’d use orange instead of lemon with cranberries). These are easiest to cut once chilled, and store even better in the fridge than they do at room temperature–something unusual for cookies! 1. 2. 3. 4.

Hendersons Of Edinburgh | Vegetarian Restaurant Edinburgh Scotland UK Cookies and Cream Cheesecake My husband has always been a big fan of cookies and cream ice cream and cheesecake, and I’ve always been a big fan of making him food that he loves. It’s only taken me nine years of marriage to come up with the idea of combining his favorite ice cream with his favorite dessert. I was both pleasantly surprised and quite dismayed to realize that cookies and cream cheesecake is quite possibly the best dessert out there. Pleasantly surprised because I’m normally not a fan of cookies and cream unless it’s just a plain ol’ Oreo and dismayed because I couldn’t stop sneaking into the kitchen to take just one more bite. This cheesecake is dangerous. The crust is made out of Oreo crumbs and melted butter. The cheesecake whips up quickly and then you just crumble up some more Oreos and stir them in. And let’s face it, I need the extra points after making him search high and low for a missing Christmas gift the other night. He deserves the cheesecake, okay? This piece is for me. 1. 2. 3.