Archive | October, 2012

Chocolate Macarons filled with Nutella

22 Oct

I was in a Nutella kind of mood one night, so obviously I felt the need to make some chocolate macarons filled with Nutella!

To make these, follow the recipe for my basic macarons (https://scienceandmacarons.wordpress.com/2012/08/14/first-post-macaron-recipe/) and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, and remove about 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar to even out the dry ingredients. Then, simply fill with Nutella!

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Old fashion Bon Bons

9 Oct

I’m a big fan of any type of Bon Bon, as I love all small cute confectionery goods.  The name Bon Bons come from the french word meaning “good”, literally meaning “good good” and is often synonymous with any type of small sweet (usually coated in chocolate).  As I was spending the evening at one of my best friend’s house, indulging in a great pink moscato wine while watching movies, Bon Bons seemed like an appropriate dessert!

For today, I’m going to do an easy Bon Bon recipe that I’ve been making since I was about 9.  I learned the recipe from a family member, but there weren’t any real measurements, so I decided to go ahead and measure it out, so I could put it into a real recipe!

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