Home-made Cadbury Creme Eggs

170g (1/2 cup) light corn syrup58g (1/4 cup) salted butter, room temperature375g (3 cups) icing sugar1 teaspoon vanillayellow food colouring1 (12 oz) bag dark chocolate chips In a mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together the corn syrup, butter and vanilla.Sift in the icing sugar and beat until smooth. The mixture will look very dry … Continue reading Home-made Cadbury Creme Eggs

Black Betty’s

Ingredients COOKIES 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt CARAMEL 1 cup granulated sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tbsp.-size chunks 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus about 1/2 tsp. for sprinkling In the bowl of … Continue reading Black Betty’s

Crazy Cake – Isaacson / Trent

Note:  I have to start by saying that both the Isaacson (Freeman) and Trent family had versions of this recipe.  The theory is that it originated during World War II when things such as butter and eggs were being rationed.  However it came into being I'm very happy to share this recipe with everyone! 1 … Continue reading Crazy Cake – Isaacson / Trent

Crispy Date Balls – Youssef

1/2 lb.   Butter 2 cups  Sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 2 cups chopped dates 2 cups chopped walnuts 2 tsp. vanilla 4 cups rice krispies Powdered (Icing) sugar (set aside).   Use large pot, melt butter and add everything (except Rice Krispies).  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. when cool to touch … Continue reading Crispy Date Balls – Youssef

Bourbon Lemon Syrup

Ever since I started enjoying adult beverages I've been a huge fan of bourbon, it's delicious and a versatile liquor that you can use for so many things.   Recipe 1/2 cup bourbon of your choice, I used Four Roses 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract (I'm not fond of the … Continue reading Bourbon Lemon Syrup