Snicker Caramel Apple Salad

This is seriously the PERFECT fall treat!  If you’re looking for a dessert, here it is.  Want a creative side dish?  Well guess what, this HAS apples in it and were calling it a “salad” so there ya go!  Who doesn’t love a delicious salad?!  I took this to Alison’s annual pumpkin carving party and it was a HIT.  Well, that was AFTER her husband realized it WASN’T potato salad.  He was sitting there eating like “don’t worry Jen, I will try some of that potato salad next” PUMP THE BRAKES BUDDY, Those are NOT red skin potatoes, they are APPLES, and this ...more

Caramelized Spiced Yams

Whenever I think of sweetened yams, I always think of the typical marshmallowy Thanksgiving dish. My family usually loves putting lots of marshmallows on top, which is always delicious. There were a couple of years there where every few minutes someone new would come traipsing through the kitchen and add a handful or two more marshmallows to the top of the casserole. There would always end up being more marshmallows than sweet potatoes once it made it to the table. ...more

Apple Caramel Mousse Cake

By overwhelming votes, it was decided that my Apple Caramel Mousse Cake would the dessert I entered in the Apple Day dessert contest. View Post ...more

Salted Caramel Frosting

Salted Caramel Frosting is probably one of the easiest and most versatile cake frostings to make. Basically, you just beat together butter and cream cheese, then you add powdered sugar and salted caramel sauce. It is made without heavy cream and is lower in fat than standard buttercream because half of the butter is replaced with cream cheese. Originally it is made with white powdered sugar, but there is no reason not to try using brown powdered sugar instead. For this recipe I used my homemade Salted Caramel Sauce....more

Salted Caramel Mocha

Let’s make your own Salted Caramel Mocha latte! You can make this diy Starbucks specialty drink in your home in just a minute. That way you can adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste as well as save some money. This homemade drink uses brewed coffee and my homemade Salted Caramel Sauce mixed with hot milk. You can even froth the milk mixture using your blender or immersion blender. Salted Caramel Mocha is a great alternative to your usual coffee or hot chocolate beverage. Sit in your armchair with your new favorite drink and a few books. And enjoy!...more

Salted Caramel Sauce

Last year I showed you how to make Homemade Caramel Sauce. Now it is time for a slight but significant variation – Salted Caramel Sauce. It takes very little time to make it in your own kitchen and it is made with only 4 simple ingredients that you probably already have at home. In this quick and easy recipe, caramel sauce is made with cream and without corn syrup. If you are making it for the first time, I would suggest you use just 1/2 tsp of salt and then add some more salt later, so that the sauce is not too salty....more

Sea Salt Caramel, Cinnamon & Vanilla Butter

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