Guinness Brownies There aren't many big drinkers in my family. I like the occasional cocktail, and I do love a glass of red wine, but I have to be around friends to indulge. Brad doesn't drink at all, which means that when it comes to recipes that require alcohol, well, I usually pass. (To be honest I've never even stepped inside an ABC** store!) I've seen various recipes for Guinness brownies, but I've never actually baked them because I wondered (read: worried) if the beer flavor would be noticeable. Guinness BrowniesAdapted from About.comPrinter-friendly version Ingredients 1 cup flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt* 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 8 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate (chopped or measured chips) 3/4 cup white chocolate chips 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 cups Guinness Extra Stout beer, room temperature, no foam 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions 1. * Thank you to those who noticed the salt error in the recipe.
Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars | The Angieriver Show I made this delicious treat for a snack when I took the 5 hour roadtrip from Minneapolis to Madison to visit my good friend Ida. We gobbled it up in one night. "Well maybe just one more..." Cookie dough mixed with oreos, brownies and cheesecake? It can't get much better than this. Creme Brulee Cupcakes | Bake It in a Cake Who needs a ramekin? You can serve delicious creme brulee right in a cupcake! I have to give my husband credit for the idea—he’s a genius. Because I have no experience making creme brulee from scratch, I used a boxed mix (Dr. Oetker brand, specifically) and the results were so delicious. You could also use a recipe from scratch, so long as it’s the kind that you make on the stovetop that doesn’t require any extra baking in a water bath (you’ll need about 3 1/2 cups of creme brulee mixture). Makes about 18 cupcakes. For the cupcakes you’ll need: 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature1 1/2 c. granulated sugar3 eggs2 t. baking powder1/2 t. baking soda1/4 t. salt2 t. vanilla2 3/4 c. flour1 1/3 c. whole milk For the creme brulee you’ll need: 2 3.7 ounce boxes of Dr. Directions: First, bake the cupcakes. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees (F). Pour your cupcake batter into your paper-lined cupcake tins so they’re 3/4 of the way full. I recently made these using chocolate cupcakes.
Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts with maple glaze I didn’t know Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts existed before I thought them up and went running to my kitchen. Turns out they do exist… and they existed all over my kitchen counter before they stopped existing because I ate them all. Ok. Not true. I didn’t eat them aalllll. Kinda cool, right!? Just so we’re clear, what we’re dealing with here is two squares (ok.. yea.. rectangles) of buttery dough, stuffed with spiced pumpkin pie filling. Pumpkin pie used to be on the list of things that I hated… along with the first day of school, boys, eggplant and spiders. It would seem that pumpkin pie has grown on me. … I’ve also developed a fondness for boys. But the first day of school, eggplant and spiders call all just suck an egg. Is that an expression? I found this little gentleman on my front porch while I was baking up these pop tarts. Want. I busted out the ruler for this recipe, but I still ended up with slightly wonky tarts. Luckily butter and flour still taste good, even when they’re crooked. makes 9 tarts
Popcorn Cupcakes for our Circus Themed Party – A Huge Hit! (Cupcake Cuties Giveaway) – CLOSED 2.9K Flares2.9K Flares × **GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED** Congratulations to: #106 Amber L I’ve been “eyeing” Cupcake Cuties for a while now. This summer I had the perfect excuse to try them out….for my daughter’s circus themed birthday party. If you haven’t yet heard of Cupcake Cuties….you’ll want to check them out. Yes, that’s a cupcake, not a Hamburger! These are just a few examples of what you can create with the Designer Cupcake Kits from Cupcake Cuties. Theresa Deliberto created these kits after seeing many amazing cupcakes at special events. From cupcakes that look like Sushi, to Hamburgers (another favorite of mine), and plenty of holiday options, there’s something for just about every occasion. With 33 kits to choose from, it’s hard to pick just one, but my task was easy…….find one for a circus themed birthday party. Complete Movie Popcorn Cupcake Kit Contains: The first step is completely on your own…..make cupcakes. Then I placed the cupcake wrappers around the frosted cupcakes. 2.
Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken - StumbleUpon Yesterday as I stood in the kitchen trying to figure out what to make for dinner I wondered to myself, how do those people do it on those shows where they are given random ingredients and are suppose come up with something genius. I think I stood there for a solid 20 minutes looking in the cupboards and staring into the freezer hoping that I would be struck by some ingenious idea. Then I saw the oranges, and it hit me “O-raang Shh-ikun”….that is orange chicken if you can’t understand the accent. I love orange chicken, and I almost always order # 14 Orange Chicken when we order Chinese take out and I wondered to myself if I could make it better at home. This recipe most definitely delivered! Ha ha Chinese food…delivered….get it? The sauce is sweet, tangy, there is no lack in orange flavor, and the red pepper flakes give it just a touch of heat. Combine corn starch, salt, and pepper. As you finish each batch, drain cooked chicken in a paper towel lined plate. Ingredients Chicken Orange Sauce
Orange Crush Cupcakes | Serendipity Mommy | Food.Life.FUN 21.8K Flares Twitter 16 Facebook 51 Pin It Share 4.9K 4K+ Google+ 7 StumbleUpon 16.8K Reddit 0 21.8K Flares × Mmm I bet you can smell the orange! These Orange Crush Cupcakes are the first of the three monthly themed cupcakes I do and this month I chose pop, that is soda to you southern folks! Ingredients: 1 C. 1 1/2 C. 5 Eggs, room temperature (if they are too cold they will make your butter separate) 1 TBS. Zest from 2 oranges (I used one giant one, see that pic? 3 C. 1 TBS Baking Powder 1 TSP. Buttercream Frosting - 1 C. 4 C. 1/2 C. 2 TBS. Instructions: Preheat oven to 350° F and line your cupcake pan with papers. Cream butter and sugar together, then add eggs one at a time until fully incorporated. Add vanilla and orange zest and mix for another couple minutes. Add your flour, baking soda, and salt (if you are using it) slowly until batter is mixed well. Fill your cups 3/4 full with the batter. Bake for 15-17 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. For the Frosting: 1 C.
Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes & The Craving Chronicles - StumbleUpon I might be harboring a slight pumpkin obsession right now. I just… I saw the canned pumpkin at the grocery store, bought a few cans, and now I can’t stop. I want to put pumpkin in everything. I’ve seen this one particular recipe popping up here and there for muffins that are supposed to taste like donuts. Now, I love donuts. Right about now I can hear you thinking, “Yeah, that’s great, but do they really taste like donuts if they’re not fried?” Printable RecipeAdapted from Tasty Kitchen Makes 20-24 mini muffins Don’t worry – you don’t actually use the whole stick of butter for the coating, it just makes it easier to dip the muffins. Ingredients For Donuts 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/8 teaspoons ground cloves 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup canned plain pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1/2 cup low-fat milk Directions Like this:
Cherry Coke Cupcakes Nothing says fun quite like turning one of your favorite drinks into cupcakes. So far I’ve introduced you to Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes, Limoncello Cupcakes, and Margarita Cupcakes. This time I decided to leave the alcohol behind (for a couple of days anyway, stay tuned for a fun treat later this week!) and create a cupcake tribute to one of my favorite sodas as a kid. I mentioned yesterday when talking about the Fig Bars that my parents didn’t routinely keep sweets or pop in the house while we were growing up, so we really only got them when it was a special occasion (birthday party/sleepover) or we were eating away from home. I always remember getting a Cherry Coke when we’d find ourselves at Eat n’ Park grabbing dinner. This recipe begins with a chocolate-cola cake, is filled with cherry pie filling, topped with a sugar-cola glaze, then finally topped off with fresh sweetened whipped cream and a cherry, of course.