Tag Archives: dulce de leche

Chocolate Swirl Bundt Cake

Sorry, to those of you who have been waiting patiently for my next post, that it took so long. Lots going on here at the Empire. Anyways, let’s make a cake! Is anyone else thinking of the scene in My Big Fat Greek Wedding when Toula’s mom is trying to pronounce the word ‘bundt’ (bunnnnn) […]

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Alfajores – South American Sandwich Cookies

Oh yeah, they’re as exotic as they sound. My sister sent me this recipe from Recipe Girl. She (my sis) is in Paraguay at the moment, you can read about her travels at Anywhere Home, and these are pretty common cookies down there from what I gather. Maybe similar to chocolate chip up here in […]

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Dulce de Leche – how to

I’ve made dulce de leche before, but not like this. You might argue this is the only way to do it, and you’re probably right. There’s nothing else that can bring you such a rewarding feeling as boiling a can of sweetened condensed milk for 4 hours and it not exploding. I even left the […]

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work Pie

This pie went through a couple of name changes before I found one that suited it. For Adam’s birthday, I asked what he’d like me to make. He said “Something with chocolate.” Alright, well here goes. As Braz asked when I told him what Adam had requested, “That’s effing [he did not say effing] ridiculous. […]

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Chocolate Salty Balls

I really didn’t want to use that for the headline, but really there’s no better description. Chocolate-covered, caramel-cake bonbons with a pinch of sea salt is just too much to say. Plus this is catchier. Now, in the time it took me to actually get this posted… I’ve have already made these again. I reflected […]

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Caramel Cupcakes, part 2 (the fun part)

It’s time to prettify your cupcakes! This part was insanely fun for me, probably because I got carried away with the decorating process. A lot went into these puppies! The first thing I did here was make the little chocolate decorations for the top. I used vanilla candy melts, but you could use whatever you […]

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