Roopa It’s my coworker’s birthday tomorrow, and he never really eats desserts because he’s allergic to everything. Specifically, he’s allergic to eggs, nuts, and shellfish. I know what you’re thinking – how does one make cupcakes without shellfish?! Thankfully he’s fine with dairy, so this wasn’t really too challenging. That said, finding flavours he likes … More Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Alana A little while ago there was a bake sale at the hospital and the staff bought a bunch of treats, including some caramelized popcorn twists. Holy they were addictive. We polished off the 4 or 5 bags of this stuff by the end of the shift and still had room for more! Turns out … More Caramel Popcorn Twists
Team Shambles Creme caramel and creme brulee are a big part of why we were excited for the cheesecakes course. Alana has made creme brulee a few times, and talked a little bit about the differences between creme brulee and creme caramel here. The main points referred to the differences in presentation, but didn’t actually look … More Creme Caramel
Roopa It’s finals time! I don’t know what it is about finals, but I become extremely efficient at doing all sorts of things unrelated to school. I read The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons in the last three days – an excellent book, in case you were wondering – did some packing, and made my teachers … More Bribery Cake
BUTTERBEER Roopa My sister came to visit me for a few days so we decided to make butterbeer!!!!! I followed this recipe pretty closely, except one is root beer and one is cream soda. I felt like I was in a diabetic coma after drinking it, but it was completely worth it!
Roopa These cupcakes are the direct result of needing to use up random ingredients in my house. They are very sweet (depending on the banana), but pretty excellent. They are a brown sugar cupcake base with almond flavoured whipped cream, bananas, and caramel on top. The brown sugar cupcake has a caramelly taste, so it … More Caramel Banana Cupcakes