Category Archives: Candy

How to Build a Gingerbread Lighthouse

How to build a Gingerbread Lighthouse….at the last minute. The size of the gummi lobster in relation to a human who could fit through that door, is kind of scary. I suppose my lobsters would be 100 plus years old … Continue reading

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Holiday Baking, Macarons, and my fear of THE TRIPOD

To start off, this was supposed to be my entry for Jamie (of Life’s a Feast) and Deeba’s (of Passionate About Baking) MacTweets MacAttack last week.  Now that it’s 10 days late, and pretty much null and void,  I’m turning this post into a … Continue reading

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Cake and Ice Cream…Hold the flour

How excited were you when it was time for cake and ice cream at parties, as a kid? I know I was, although I was more into the cake than the ice cream, and still am. But, the ice cream … Continue reading

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Black Sesame Lace Cookies (or candy!)

I love sesame in all forms, whether it be in seeds, oils, pastes, body lotions, face masks, etc.  While mulling over whether to order General Tso’s or sesame chicken from Chinese take-out the other night, I decided to go with … Continue reading

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Caramel Cake with Caramelized Butter Frosting

Did someone say Caramel?!? Yay, Daring Bakers! A cake loaded with buttery caramel goodness for this month’s challenge, plus soft caramel candy! I think I could live on caramel, not to mention bathe in it! What an awesome surprise, hence … Continue reading

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