Alana I went to a pot luck at my co-workers house this past weekend for a festive holiday gathering. I wanted to bring gingerbread cookies, but one of the staff members is allergic to gluten. Gingerbread is a classic and I didn’t want to leave those cookies out of the mix, so I decided to … More Candy Cane Meringues
Roopa I needed to order this month’s book club book – Boy, by Roald Dahl – and to get free shipping, you need to spend $25. Clearly I HAD to bump up my purchase. So obviously, I now own a mini cheesecake pan. Oops. I was a little bit lazy with making these, and also … More Mini Mint Cheesecakes
VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH MINT ICING Roopa These are a remake of some Christmas themed cupcakes I made before. It was a little bit shambles – I didn’t have the right sprinkles, I didn’t have blue food colouring, my cupcakes baked funny, and they weren’t even very minty! But, I like the purple streaks! Small victories!
Alana Friday was was my last day of clinical (WOOOOO!), so being a good nursing student I brought cupcakes to thank the unit staff. I wanted to do something in Christmas spirit, so I figured some bright colours it would be easier than try and put together a more complicated recipe. I seriously considered box … More Vanilla Cupcakes with Peppermint Icing
MINT CHOCOLATE SANDWICH COOKIES Roopa I had some leftover icing from these cupcakes, so I decided to make a batch of these cookies (minus the chocolate chips) and make little oreo-esque cookies!
Roopa Ever since I started baking, my mother became rather popular at work, since most excess cupcakes tend to go to her coworkers. One of the girls she works with will be leaving soon, so I made these. The icing is pretty sweet with the white chocolate, so it pairs really well with the chocolate … More Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint White Chocolate Icing
Alana It has been almost exactly two months (aka TOO LONG) since I last baked anything. Unfortunately my program isn’t very conducive to having a life outside of getting that darn nursing degree. On the plus side, I do get to credit today’s cupcake adventure to my seminar group, because we decided that the last … More Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes