Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

5 ingredients to heaven. 5 simple ingredients. I don’t know that any single of ice cream has ever been so rich and decadent. And after being pretty much sugar-free for 30 days, I was good after a single bite. After officially wrapping up the Whole30, I wanted sushi rolls – complete with white rice. Jason [...]

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Alfajore Moon Pies

Alfajore Moon Pies

Quirk Books contacted me a while back about participating in Marsh Madness to celebrate Shauna Sever’s new cookbook release, Marshmallow Madness. And I jumped all over it. Because it combines two things that are quite dear to me: Tourney-style brackets in March. And dessert. Everyone wins! Totally unlike the office pot where the intern who [...]

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Dulce de Leche Donuts

If you’re going to have a donut, then have a donut! That is a baked cake-style donut, flavored with dulce de leche, studded with pretty flecks of vanilla bean, and covered in more dulce de leche. It’s borderline dessert wearing breakfast camouflage. But at least it’s not fried, right? I took the spiced cake donut [...]

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Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

Dulce de Leche Cupcakes

If I had to describe these dulce de leche cupcakes in a single word, I’d have to go with, “excessive.” Excessively sweet. Excessively named. (No really, look at the recipe title below. That’s 11 words.) Excessively indulgent. Excessively delicious, if there were such a thing. We’ve been on a toothache-inducing dulce de leche kick lately, [...]

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Peach Queen Cake with Dulce de Leche Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Peach Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting

It’s my turn to host Project Pastry Queen this week so I picked cake. But that’s not just any cake, that’s a birthday cake! A 50 something-th birthday cake for the man who made sure that I knew more about football at 11 than most grown men. The man who searched the entire neighborhood for [...]

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DIY: How to Make Homemade Dulce de Leche

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Making homemade dulce de leche (which I never seem to pronounce correctly) is super easy and so much more economical than buying it at the store. And you have a number of options when it comes to method. A quick Google search will yield recipes that can be baked, cooked over double-boiler, microwaved, and even [...]

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Homemade Moon Pies

Homemade Moon Pies

When I hear “Moon Pies,” I smile. Do you have a favorite childhood summer memory? I have several. Nearly all of them involve piling in the car, hair hanging in messy damp wringlets, the smell of chlorine heavy in the air. Mom would make the 20-minute drive to Humble (the H is silent!) to the [...]

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Snickery Squares

Snickery Squares

The recipe for this week’s edition of Tuesdays with Dorie was selected by Erin of Dinner & Dessert. Erin selected Snickery Squares, a confection that promised to pay gourmet homage to my favorite candy bar, the Snickers. Juiced-up beyond the recognizable $2 convenience store snack, Dorie’s version matched a simple shortbread crust with dulce de [...]

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