Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

After the Snickerdoodles, we made these delicious macaroons. It was a quick and easy recipe to make and we made half of them chocolate-dipped and the other half without chocolate. The dark chocolate we used was a pure dark cacao from Venezuela which contained 70% cacao, but if it is too strong for your taste,Continue reading “Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons”

M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes

If you read my first post, then you are familiar with Steven, the “Ice King.” One Saturday afternoon, Steven, my Super Sister and I met up to bake some M&M bars and carrot cupcakes. These carrot cupcakes are incredibly moist and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement. The M&M bars are a greatContinue reading “M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes”

Venezuelan Christmas Recipes: Hallacas ~ Pan de Jamón ~ Dulce de Lechosa

Venezuelan Christmas dishes are a great opportunity to share time with family in the kitchen during the holiday season. This year, I made these three principal Venezuelan Christmas dishes with my parents, both born and raised in Venezuela. Hallacas Hallacas is the main Christmas dish. The general recipe is the same throughout Venezuela but theContinue reading “Venezuelan Christmas Recipes: Hallacas ~ Pan de Jamón ~ Dulce de Lechosa”

Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake

The first BWF event was hosted at Magaly’s house, one of the many beautiful members of the “Venezuelan Mafia” (see About section). There were about 15 people in the kitchen working on four recipes: Red velvet cupcakes, cream cheese frosting, sugar cookies, and a lemon bundt cake. Red velvet cupcakes: Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flourContinue reading “Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake”