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Apricot-Whiskey Phyllo Baskets

These phyllo cups were inspired by two things. (1) I wanted to make something with phyllo (2) A friend of mine introduced me to a recipe his mum had created for an apricot-whiskey drink.

And then I bought apricots & scotch so I could make a dessert with those flavours! This is also the first recipe on the blog that I completely made up, which is exciting and also means I basically threw things in a pot and have no exact measurements for anything…but there is a recipe! If you make them, let me know how they turn out! It is a very easy recipe.

I made these for my D&D group and they were a great success.

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Coconut-Rum Cupcakes

Coconut is something that it is impossible to go wrong with. As you will probably see over time, I love everything to do with coconut. I’ve made coconut-lime cupcakes previously, and coconut and rum just seemed like an excellent flavour combination.

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Reese’s Cup-inspired Cake

So, awhile ago on reddit.com (a site to which I lose altogether too much time) I saw this post and was inspired and encouraged to make my own version of this cake.

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Tarte au Chocolat

Tarte au Chocolat

I made this for a post-Easter Dinner dessert where it was very promptly devoured by people who variously were: full, lactose-intolerant, distracted by StarCraft tournaments & university, dislikers of cake,¬†and people who adore chocolate. It was universally admired and praised by all, and thus I highly recommend you make it. If someone tries to tell you they don’t need dessert, use it to convert…*ahem* convince them otherwise. Soon you will have an army of faithful minions satiated by chocolate…

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Warp speed into deliciousness!

Star Trek cupcakes! Science, Command, Engineering and Medical if you feel enterprising enough to make the full crew…

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An Ancient Tome of Cake

One of my favourite creations to date!

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I don’t wanna be buried, in a Pet Semetary…

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