Monthly Archives: February 2013

This is NOT cake…

I have been deviating from baking just a little recently and have been exploring other creative avenues… breaking a cup helped. 🙂 Just thought it might be a nice share for all those of us who accidentally break little baking … Continue reading

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Ginger, Chocolate and Caramel Layer Cake

With St Valentine’s Day just over, there has been an abundance of recipes saturating the internet for chocolate desserts or hidden-heart cupcakes all slathered with frostings in every shade of red or pink, sprinkled with tiny heart sprinkles… Maybe, just … Continue reading

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Glitter Cookies – Ginger, Chocolate and Orange

Oh my, what’s not to love?  The gentle aphrodisiac of ginger, the cheeky sweetness of orange and the silkiness of warm chocolate.  Perfect. There’s nothing more delicious than chunky cookies that are crisp on the outside and soft and chewy … Continue reading

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Spicy Fresh Gingerbread (for ‘Ginger Month’)

The Ginger Chronicles Is anyone else feeling the long dark days and the bitter cold of February already? Luckily, I have a fetish for fresh root ginger, so I’m designating February ‘Ginger Month’. Irresistibly soulful, gingerbread exudes that exotic warmth … Continue reading

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