Category: Naughty Treats

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Mug Cake for One

Chocolate Chip Banana Loaf Mug Cake for One

This mini cake baked in the microwave takes nearly no time at all and very few ingredients. I’ve made it with less sugar and oil than most yet it’s still moist and sweet. It’s only a slightly sinful treat for…

Spiced Maple Syrup Light Ginger Bread Cookies

Tapping the Tree

They’re extra spicy and not too sweet. I’ve used maple syrup instead of molasses. They’re not as dark as traditional ones but they’re sure to turn Santa’s head. 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup White Sugar 1/2…

Chocolate Rum Balls or Ginger Brandy Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

I had a friend, who made rum balls every Christmas. Sadly, her candle burned out much too soon. So dear friends, share the love while you can. We are all on our way to dust and light. 10 ounces bittersweet…

A Lightened Up English Christmas Steamed Pudding

Making A Christmas Pudding

I’ve lightened up the traditional steamed English pudding with freshly grated carrot and apple. Instead of grated suet, as my Mum made it, I use butter. I don’t make the pudding months in advance as was the custom and feed…

Nod Noggin’ Egg Nog A Creamy Egg-less Nog

Birds Custard Powder

I’ve dubbed my Christmas concoction nod noggin’ because your Noggin’ (your head) will surely nod after drinkin’ my wicked blend. No worries over egg safety, it’s made with Bird’s Eye Custard Powder instead of the traditional way with a dozen…

Spiced Hot Chocolate with Brandy

Brandy Bean Chocolates

A sinfully delicious treat called a chocolate brandy bean, inspired this recipe. The first one, I ate was in a deli in the town of Kimberley British Columbia. It was a day to remember. This hot chocolate drink is naughty…

Pumpkin Spiced Cake A Fall Favorite

Pumpkin Harvest

It’s spicy and moist. It smells like heaven. What more reason do you need? 2 1/2 cups White Flour 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Baking Soda 1…

Eve’s Quickie Apple Crumble

Eve and the Apple

When you’re roaming the kitchen like a ravenous bear and can’t find nary a nibble, this quickie will satisfy in no time at all. 3 Apples, cored, peeled, and sliced 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice (Concentrate will do) or Orange Juice…