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Homemade Almond Extract – With Almonds Or Apricot Pits

Almond extract is easy and cheap to make at home – it just takes some time! You can use almonds to make homemade almond extract or something that you’d usually throw away: fruit stones!

Homemade Almond Extract - With Almonds Or Apricot Pits

In the past, fruit stones – such as apricot pits, peach kernels and cherry pits – were often used to flavor custard, cake or compote. Real almond extract – also called noyaux – is made with fruit stones. But apricot pits etc. contain a form of cyanide – so if you’re worried about it just make homemade almond extract with almonds! Continue reading Homemade Almond Extract – With Almonds Or Apricot Pits

3 Edwardian Marble Cake Recipes

Three delicious and easy Edwardian marble cake recipes from 1902 – two classic marble cake recipes with chocolate and one flavored with just spices: cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg.

Edwardian Marble Cake Recipe

In the Victorian and Edwardian era, marble cakes were usually flavored with spices – cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg – instead of with chocolate or cocoa powder. While the light part of the marble cake was usually made with just egg whites, the dark part was colored with brown sugar, molasses and egg yolks – no chocolate or cocoa powder! Continue reading 3 Edwardian Marble Cake Recipes

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

This leftover rice pudding souffle is a delicious comfort food, quick to make and perfect to use up leftover or overcooked rice.

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle - Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

The overcooked rice was actually for my puppy whose stomach was upset (pictures and video of my puppy on her instagram account). But she didn’t like the rice so I made her Moro’s carrot soup instead – which is amazing by the way! – and had overcooked mushy rice leftover. Inspired by rice chiffon cakes I came up with this leftover rice pudding souffle. The rice souffle is so yummy that I’ll definitely make it again! Continue reading Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker

Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker

This naturally colored polka dot cake is made from scratch with only natural flavorings and homemade natural food colorings. You don’t even need a cake pop pan to make a polka dot cake – I’ll show you how to make polka dots without a cake pop maker with leftover stale cake! Continue reading Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Aren’t these bunny butt cupcakes cute? And what’s best they’re naturally colored with kale and beetroot!

The naturally colored bunny butt cupcakes would be a really cute addition to your Easter table or Easter basket!

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The bunny butts are made with cake pop mixtures: You can make brown bunnies with chocolate peanut butter cake pops and white bunnies with marshmallow cake pops (recipes below). Continue reading Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring