cardamom · citrus · orange · orange zest · pound cake · zest

Orange cardamom pound cake

I had some oranges lying around so I decided that I needed to do something with them.  I enjoy using citrus zest in baking and wanted to find an interesting pairing for this recipe.  Something spicy, like cardamom, offers a good contrast to the freshness offered by the orange.  I added the cardamom to the dry… Continue reading Orange cardamom pound cake

baking · cardamom · cupcakes · minicupcakes · pistachio · recipes · rose water · think outside the box

Outside the box

I know.  I missed posting last week.  Things have been so crazy.  I’ve been fighting a cold that just won’t go away and work has been busy and Thanksgiving is around the corner!  Excuses, excuses.  But, I’m back and will hopefully be on track. I enjoy trying out different flavor combinations when I bake, especially those that are “outside the… Continue reading Outside the box

agitation · cardamom · chai · cloves · coffee · coffee ice cream · dessert · dirty chai · easy recipes · ice cream · masala chai · no-churn ice cream · recipes · star anise · tea

Chai, dirty chai

Over and over, I’ve proclaimed my love of all things chai, so it should come as not surprise to anyone that this recipe combines two of my favorite things:  chai and ice cream (but with a twist!).  It’s a dirty chai no-churn ice cream and it is sublime.  You’re probably wondering what a dirty chai… Continue reading Chai, dirty chai