Okay, so most people would probably call these “Mexican Hot Chocolate” Brownies, but I’ve never been to Mexico. And spicy food reminds me of Austin, so I shall call these what I want, since I adapted this recipe to suit myself. Continue reading “Brownies à la Austin”
Yup. It’s exactly what it sounds like – bacon toffee. And it’s just as glorious and grotesque as you might expect.
I don’t think I’ve ever baked cookies that provoked so many immediate, audible reactions (from “oh my God” to “damn, Cate” to even more explicit interjections). These cookies are that good. And they were sort of accidental. Continue reading “Double Chocolate Buttermilk Cookies (that are outstanding)”
Have I mentioned that baking is how I show love? Given that I don’t actually like bananas, this cake was a true labor of love – which, according to reports, turned out (and I quote) “bangin!” Continue reading “Peanut Butter Banana Cake”
Classes start next week, so naturally, I’ve been baking to excess. And I’m on a mission to find a root beer-related recipe that I find satisfactory. These come close. Continue reading “Root Beer Float Whoopie Pies”
It might or might not surprise you that I find most frosting kind of gross. Buttercream is normally so packed with powdered sugar, I want to gag. But not this magical mystery fluff! Continue reading “Cooked Buttercream Frosting (on chocolate cupcakes)”