Recipe Post! Ultimate Milk Chocolate-Toffee Cookies

Ok, these cookies are seriously a weakness for me. I can’t make them more than once or twice a year for myself, or I will eat Every. Last. One. I lovelovelove the interplay between the milk chocolate and the toffee, with the added little “kick” of the instant espresso powder which bumps up the flavour…

Recipe and Tutorial: Double Chocolate Caramel Cake

Double Chocolate Caramel Cake…mmmmm, that just *sounds* so tasty, doesn’t it??Let me tell you, it’s even more delicious than it sounds! This cake will bring the house down when it comes to packing a flavour punch; if you have a caramel-lover in your family (even if it just you!), you simply HAVE to make this….

Recipe and Tutorial: Espresso Chocolate Almond Biscotti

A confession: I’m a huge lover of soft, almost gooey cookies; for example, I love biting into a soft, super chocolatey, chocolate chip cookie, and letting the aromas and flavours of good quality chocolate and vanilla roll around on my tongue. How could people not love the intense flavour melding with a gooey cookie? In…

Recipe and Tutorial: Chocolate Hazelnut Toffee Biscotti

Hoo boy! I am giving you the recipe for one of the most delicious cookies in my arsenal! …hmmm, arsenal….why does that word look so RUDE?  I don’t want to talk about cookies in my arsenal….I think I need food. My mind wanders when it’s hungry. Back to the point!  Yes, these biscotti are frelling…

Blast from the Past: A Very Special Wedding Cake Commission

Reposted and updated from my previous blog, Chronic Masterbakers: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I’ve been thinking a lot about the past lately; I nearly splorted when I realized it has been over 18 months since my beautiful, smart, uber-rational baby sister married the love of her life in a lovely winter wedding ceremony in February 2012. I was…