So, interesting thing happened yesterday. I made a banana bread with a sugar substitute which claims to be 1 for 1 replacement for brown sugar, but the results I didn't expect were:
When creaming the butter and "sugar" together, the mixture was thicker and perhaps even "drier" than I'm used to...
When I was staying with my sister earlier this year, she had some Hershey's Zero Sugar Milk Chocolate, Reece's Peanut Butter Cups, and York Peppermint Patties.
Wow! I hate sugar-free foods and beverages because of the aftertaste of sugar substitutes, but these candies tasted exactly like the...
MJ's notes: A friend sent this to me. Let's call it like we see it. This is a heart attack waiting to happen. Might as well be yummy if it's gonna take you out! ;-)
Brown Sugar Caramel Cheesecake
YIELD: 16 SERVINGS
FOR THE CRUST:
1/2 cup (60g) all-purpose flour
I have this recipe below and want to make it healthier. If I were to change the butternut squash to sweet potato how would you suggest adjusting the other ingredients?
Butternut Squash Cake
Buy about 400g sliced butternut squash
Put it in pot with cold water and bring to boil.
Pre heat oven...
BUTTERMILK PUMPKIN PIE W/ BROWN SUGAR CREAM
Makes 1 9-inch pie
2 cups AP flour
2 sticks (1 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
5 TBsp cold water
16oz canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup heavy whipping...
This recipe is expensive to make, but has a lot less sugar than store bought white chocolate. Because it has less sugar and less milk powder it tastes more like cocoa, it's a bit different from the white chocolate you usually buy.
- 40g cocoa butter
- 40g milk powder (I used powdered coconut...
Makes at least 24 cookies with a small cookie cutter.
-175 g self raising flour
-175 caster sugar
-125 g butter (soft)
- 2 tbsp almond shavings
- 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp nutmeg, 1/2 tsp salt & fresh grated black pepper
Cream the butter with the sugar, and spices, then add the flour...
This recipe was made exactly 10 years ago today. In my notes, I could not stop talking about how good they smelled cooking and how good they tasted. I also said this - "they just seem to say Autumn to me. Apple butter, apple cider, cinnamon stick"
Brown Sugar and Bourbon Ribs
I have finally managed to make something involving a honey substitute for the The CookingBites Recipe Challenge: Honey. It has taken me a while to say the least!
I have to confess that you need your act together on this recipe. It is best if you don't let the almonds go cool after they have...
An easy recipe.
Heavy cream (double cream)
Chunky Salt, kosher, rock works best.
In a sauce pan low to med heat add equal parts cream and brown sugar
Stir until warmed through and sugar is melted.
Remove from heat
Place in a bowl(non plastic) still warm...
My treat this week was a step into the wardrobe. C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I have always wished I could find myself in the middle of a wintry wood and bump into Mr. Tumnus with an armful of packages. Then he'd invite me to a scrumptious tea by a hearth, and...