Tag Archive for spice

Espresso Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

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I am so excited that I get to showcase my pumpkin pie spice, that I posted a few weeks back, yet again in this recipe. Pumpkin is a great flavor by itself, but when paired with certain other flavors, it really shines. Read more

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Truffles (V, GF, Dairy-Free)

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Hello, friends! Last week, I posted a Basics recipe for a much loved spice that reigns supreme during this season – Pumpkin Pie Spice. While it contains no pumpkin whatsoever, its flavors enhance pumpkin and other members of the squash family so well, it’s used quite often in Fall baking.  Read more

Basics: Pumpkin Pie Spice

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Hello everyone!

I know it’s been a long while since my last post, but life, as I’m sure you well know, can be unpredictable and take you on quite a roller coaster ride, as it has done for me the past few months.

But I’m happy to report that I am back and more excited than ever to share even more recipes for delicious, lip-smacking treats especially as we are headed into the holiday season! Read more

Warm Spiced Gingerbread Cake (V)

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The minute the Thanksgiving dessert plates go into the sink, Christmas goodies are on our minds. And at my house, that means lots and lots of Christmas baking. Cookies and traditional cakes such as gingerbread are made nearly daily, in the month of December, to satiate our appetite for all things Merry and Bright! Read more

Guinness Chocolate Spice Cake

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Beer.. There are many kinds. Today, we’ll focus on stouts, sometimes also known as porters. A stout is a beer that is by made using roasting barley or roasted malt along with yeast, water, and hops. Stouts originated in London, England in the early 18th century and have since been enjoyed and even used therapeutically. There are many different types of stouts including Irish stouts, chocolate stouts, coffee stouts, milk stouts, and even oyster stouts. In this recipe, we’ll be using Irish, or dry, stouts – a deep, dark stout that embodies a roasted flavor. Read more