Buckwheat crepes with caramelized bananas

I have always considered myself more of a pancake person than a crepe person, maybe for the simple fact that when I wake up on a lazy morning making pancakes seems the easiest and fastest delicious thing to make. However, when I am craving a pancake at 9 pm, crepes are definitely fancier than pancakes and more appropriate to eat for dessert. Buckwheat crepes are a little bit heavier than ordinary crepes but they also have a nuttier and deeper flavour, in my opinion, in France they are usually eaten with eggs and ham for a savoury snack, the sweet version is quite difficult to find in restaurants but I think that buckwheat pairs very well with caramel. The batter is pretty easy to put together, the tricky part of making crepes is the cooking: a good nonstick skillet and a rubber spatula are … [Read more...]

Why Buy Candy, When You Can Make it at Home?

Have you ever wondered how to make our favorite candy? These food bloggers make it look easy and give you the details on making this candy at home. So, why buy candy when you can make it at home? Let's dive into the delicious treats! 1/ Snickers - How Sweet It Is 2/ Candy Buttons - Sandy Toes and Popsicles 3/ Crunch Bars - Lynn's Kitchen Adventures 4/ 3 Musketeers - Eclectic Whatnot 5/ Oreos - My Kitchen Addiction 6/ Chocolate Bars - Chocolate Covered Katie 7/ Reeses Cups - Handle the Heat 8/Brown Butter Caramels - Eclectic Recipes 9/ Butterfingers - Blue-Eyed Bakers 10/ Gummies - Blissfully Domestic 11/ Peppermint Patties - Smells Like Home 12/ Twix - Whisked. 13/ Almond Joys - Sophistimom 14/ Kit-Kat Bars - Oh She Glows 15/ Jelly Beans - Cupcake Project [sc:adsense ] For the … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Dumplings

If you're looking for something quintessentially fall in aroma and flavor, look no further than these Caramel Apple Dumplings! Apple dumplings have a long history and have been mentioned in print since the 17th century. They were quite popular with early American colonists because apples grow so well in this country. Apple dumplings even have their own unofficial food holiday; National Apple Dumpling Day is "celebrated" in the United States on September 17th. Traditionally, apples are cored and filled with a mixture of sugar, butter, spices, and often raisins or other dried fruit. This twist on the classic apple dumpling puts soft caramel candies in the hollowed out core for an ooey, gooey center. An inside-out caramel apple! Caramel Apple Dumplings Ingredients 1 premade pie … [Read more...]

Baked Pecan Caramel Cheesecake Recipe

Did you know that April is National Pecan Month?  Well it is, and although we could celebrate by snacking on a handful of pecans, topping a scoop of ice cream with a few, or by tossing a few toasted pecans into a salad, what better way to celebrate than with dessert.  This delicious Baked Pecan Caramel Cheesecake recipe is the perfect way to celebrate. Ingredients:  Cheesecake Base 6 sheets of Graham Crackers 1/2 cup chopped pecans 4 tbs of butter (softened) 2 tbs sugar  Cheesecake Filling 1 package (8oz) cream cheese (room temperature) 2 eggs (lightly beaten) 1 tsp vanilla essence 3/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream pinch of salt  Additional ingredients Caramels Evaporated milk Pecans (roughly chopped) Butter (melted) for greasing the … [Read more...]