Spicy Gingerbread Cookies Make a Comeback!

Alana This weekend was the staff “Festive Gathering” for my unit, potluck style! I love seasonal goodies, so I decided I would make gingerbread cookies and meringues (for gluten-free peeps). I feel like at this point the spicy gingerbread cookie recipe is tried and true, but I feel obligated to mention that it was warmly received … More Spicy Gingerbread Cookies Make a Comeback!

Earl Grey Pudding

Alana I had a bunch of left over egg yolks from baking financiers, so I decided it was a good opportunity to try a variation on a pudding recipe I posted a while ago. Earl Grey Pudding Adapted from Martha Stewart.com Ingredients 3 earl grey tea bags 2 ½ cups (625 ml) milk 2/3 cup … More Earl Grey Pudding

Vanilla Madeleines

Alana The first recipe that we went through at Tea Time Treats was for madeleines, which are small spongy cakes. According to Wikipedia they originated a looong time ago in France, but there is some controversy in regards to the exact circumstances of their inception. No word on why we bake madeleines in sea shell … More Vanilla Madeleines

Butternut Squash Pie

Alana I was reading a little bit about making pumpkin pie from scratch, and came across a recipe for this pie. Apparently pumpkin flesh is quite watery, making pies make from scratch quite inconsistent. Butternut squash on the other hand contains less water, making the flesh more consistent for baking. Neat! We had a butternut … More Butternut Squash Pie