Vanilla Latte Cupcakes

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VANILLA LATTE CUPCAKES 1/2 VANILLA BEAN 3/4 CUP WHOLE MILK 6 TABLESPOONS UNSALTED BUTTER 3/4 CUP SUGAR 1 EGG 1 1/2 TEASPOONS VANILLA EXTRACT 1 1/4 CUPS ALL PURPOSE FLOUR PINCH OF SALT 1 1/4 TEASPOON BAKING POWDER Preheat oven to 350°F, and prepare cupcake pan with liners. Scrape the vanilla bean clean, and add along with the […]

Vanilla Espresso Frosting

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VANILLA ESPRESSO FROSTING 3/4 CUP UNSALTED BUTTER, SOFTENED 1 CUP CONFECTIONERS’ SUGAR 1 TEASPOON ESPRESSO POWDER 1 TEASPOON VANILLA EXTRACT 1-2 TABLESPOONS WATER Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Dissolve the espresso powder in a tablespoon of water (2 tablespoons if necessary),and add it to mixture along with the vanilla extract. Mix until combined. Top Vanilla […]

Espresso Filling

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ESPRESSO FILLING 1 CUP HEAVY CREAM 2 EGG YOLKS 3 TABLESPOONS SUGAR 1 1/2 TEASPOONS INSTANT ESPRESSO Heat 1/2 cream, 2 tablespoons of sugar, and espresso in a small pot until just boiling. Remove from heat. Whisk egg yolks and remaining sugar together. Add 1/2 the hot cream mix to the egg mixture while whisking. Return the egg mixture […]

5 Best Cranberry Cake Recipes

Cranberry Cake

The bright, mouth-puckering taste of cranberries is a must-have in the winter months. This holiday season, don’t just save these tart treats for dressing your Turkey. Here are 5 of our favorite cranberry cake recipes for you to work into your holiday dessert menu. 1. Classic Cranberry Cake This moist and full-bodied mix cake can […]

Honey Cake Recipe for Rosh Hashanah

VIDEO: Honey Cake Recipe for Rosh Hashanah

While there are many different kinds of honey cake, Barbara and Barrie Silver share Grandma Bessie’s delicious Honey Cake recipe in this handy tutorial video. A custom in celebrating the Jewish New Year, honey cake symbolizes everyone’s hope for a sweet new year. Enjoy! Ingredients 1¾ cup honey 1 cup strong coffee (3 teaspoon instant espresso […]

Wacky Cake

This recipe was reportedly created in the Great Depression and has NO eggs and butter! This was because eggs and butter were expensive and rationed thus this cake was born. Despite the lack of these ingredients, this cake is super moist, light but rich in flavour, and very fluffy! The original recipe I found was […]