Posts Tagged 'frosting'

heath bar blondies with brown butter frosting

These blondies had me at Heath, but the brown butter frosting sealed the deal.  I shared them with our church choir, as well as a fellow foodie (that’s you Kari!), and all agreed that these were delish.  The base was a solid blondie, nothing too fancy, but hard to go wrong.  And then there was the frosting… We thought the technique of browning the butter and then chilling it was a clever trick. The result?  Pillowy frosting with a depth of flavor that was just so unique and very worth the effort.  Seriously, we are now looking for an excuse to slather this frosting on absolutely anything.  Also, I made a batch with butterscotch chips instead of Heath, so if you’ve no Heath on hand or it’s not your fav (gasp), try butterscotch chips!  Just as tasty.

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coconut and pineapple cupcakes

Coconut and pineapple give these cupcakes a tropical flavor.  Think pineapple-upside-down cake meets smooth coconut cream.  Or piña colada in cupcake form.  Who’d say no to that?  These are definitely rich!  But so tasty that even my Japanese friends (who claim to find American treats far too sweet) went for seconds.  Continue reading ‘coconut and pineapple cupcakes’


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