Maple Walnut Cupcakes

These Maple Walnut Cupcakes are topped with maple cream cheese frosting and garnished with delicious toasted walnuts.  They’re the perfect Spring dessert!

Maple Walnut Cupcakes |
I have a confession to make.  I didn’t like cream cheese frosting until probably about a year ago.  I kept trying it, but I always preferred a classic buttercream frosting.  However, I can be pretty stubborn at times, and I was determined to like cream cheese frosting.  Then it happened.  I remember the moment quite vividly actually.  (Seriously, who actually remembers the moment when they began liking cream cheese frosting? #foodbloggerproblems) Continue Reading »

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Try making your own Homemade Flour Tortillas next time you’re craving Mexican or Southwestern food!

Homemade Flour Tortillas | Why are tortillas so darned tasty?  We go through a decent amount of tortillas here in the Spiced house.  From fajitas to quesadillas to burritos, we always seem to be reaching for the tortillas.  Continue Reading »

Chocolate Hazelnut Babka

This Chocolate Hazelnut Babka is filled with gooey melted chocolate and crunchy hazelnuts.  It’s the perfect Easter treat!

Chocolate Hazelnut Babka | Growing up in the South, I’d never really heard of babka until I moved to the North.  Sure, I’d seen the Seinfeld episode where Jerry and Elaine go to the bakery to buy a chocolate babka, only to see the last one sold to the customers right in front of them.  They ended up settling for the cinnamon babka, which Jerry called a “lesser babka.”  But, I didn’t fully understand the humor of this situation until I moved to New York.  Continue Reading »

Cadbury Creme Egg Ice Cream

If you look forward to the release of Creme Eggs every year,
then this Cadbury Creme Egg Ice Cream is for you!

Cadbury Creme Egg Ice Cream | Easter is almost here, and you know what that means!  Yup, time for Cadbury Creme Eggs.  Before we get into the recipe for this delicious ice cream, can we talk about the classic Cadbury Creme Egg “Bunny Auditions” commercial?  Continue Reading »