Tag Archives: baking

How To Make Coloured Sugar

Coloured sugar is so pretty, isn’t it? It has the power to transform plain cookies and cupcakes into edible art!… Unfortunately most coloured sugars that I’ve found contain confectioner’s glaze or shellac, which is a resin secreted by the female Lac insect after she consumes tree bark. So I don’t buy them.
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Cashew Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perhaps apologies are in order. You see, I’ve been sitting on this recipe for over a year and a half. Even though my tasters raved about them, saying that they HAD to blogged and shared (pretty good feed back, eh?), the cookies weren’t what I was looking for at the time, and I ended up going with this Cashew Butter Ice Cream instead. So I tucked the recipe away, fully intending to get back to it… And then I forgot… What can I say? I’m an Aquarian.
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Chocolate Spiderweb Cupcakes

I was a little concerned that it might be too soon for a Halloween post, but then decided that it’s never too soon for chocolate cupcakes! Right? Besides, these cupcakes are so pretty (and ridiculously easy), I couldn’t wait to share them with you!
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