caramel

Chocolate-Topped Chewy Caramel Blondies

August 16, 2016
Chocolate-Topped Chewy Caramel Blondies | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Wowza. Not even sure where to start with these blondies except to say that they are RICH – rich with dense buttery-brown sugar goodness, chewy caramel in every bite, and a thick layer of chocolate ganache on top. Did I cut them into giant squares for the photos you see here? Yep. Did I eat an entire giant […]

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Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Chocolate Chip Biscotti

December 4, 2014
Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Chocolate Chip Biscotti - think caramel mocha in dunkable, crunchy cookie form! | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Even though I don’t think biscotti are specifically a holiday type of cookie, I can’t help but want to makes loads of them during this season. There’s something about the idea of dunking a crunchy cookie in a steaming cup of coffee on cool, wintery mornings that just screams cozy winter wonderland. There’s about a […]

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Salted Caramel and Candied Pecan Biscotti

November 29, 2014
Salted Caramel & Candied Pecan Biscotti - crunchy candied pecans, a sweet caramel drizzle, and a sprinkle of sea salt turn simple biscotti into an extra-tempting treat.  | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Biscottttiiii! It is OFFICIALLY full-on holiday-baking time and I’m way too excited about all the recipes I have to share with you guys in the coming month. Full disclosure, I’ve been eating gingerbread since mid-October (did I call that breakfast? Oh yeah, I did) and pretending it’s Christmas since before Thanksgiving, so the fact that now I […]

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Boozy Chocolate Caramel Cups {GF}

November 6, 2014
Boozy Chocolate Caramel Cups - dark chocolate cups filled with a rich rum caramel and topped with a sprinkle of sea salt.

Dark chocolate + boozy spiced rum caramel + a sprinkle of sea salt and sparkling sugar. This basically must be what heaven looks like, right? These actually started out as heart-shaped chocolates for Valentine’s Day (wayyy back in February, that is), but then I realized that my genius plan to use an Ikea ice cube tray […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Making Caramel the No-Cream Way

September 20, 2014
10 Things You Should Know About Making Caramel the No-Cream Way | http://www.brighteyedbaker.com

One of my favorite things in the world is caramel. Caramel candies, caramel ice cream, caramel chocolates, caramel iced lattes, caramel sauce… please give me alllll the caramel, thank you. Apparently, there are a lot of you out there who feel the same (we’re kindred souls) because the DIY caramel sauce recipe I shared two-years back is STILL […]

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Caramel Latte Ice Cream

August 2, 2014
Caramel Latte Ice Cream - a silky and luscious ice cream that tastes like an extra-creamy caramel latte.  | www.brighteyedbaker.com

You guys? We’re stepping into dangerous territory here. You might know from Insta that I have an obsession with caramel lattes. It’s for realz. Also, you might have guessed by now that I’m a huuuuge ice cream lover. Like so many ice cream pictures, all of which you bet were eaten by yours truly. So Caramel Latte […]

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Boozy Blended Caramel Macchiato with Rum and Cocoa Whipped Cream

July 30, 2014
Boozy Blended Caramel Macchiato with Rum & Cocoa Whipped Cream | www.brighteyedbaker.com

You know those people who can’t function without their morning coffee? I am one of them; it’s sad but it’s true. My norm for the mornings involves my own little iced-coffee routine: chilled coffee —> frothed milk —> caramel sauce —> ice, and it’s one of my favorite things ever. But for that to happen […]

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2012 Flashback – Your Top 10 Favorite Recipes

December 29, 2012
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Now that 2012 is really, truly nearing its end, I thought it would be fun to look back at some favorites posts from the past year. Scrolling through the list of them, I realized how much activity gets packed into a year of life. So many of the recipes I’ve posted since the beginning of […]

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Confession #92: I’m Obsessed… Glazed Pumpkin Scones with Caramel Drizzle

November 6, 2012
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Remember when I was obsessed with chocolate? Like back when I wrote my very first blog post ever, and up until, umm, a few days ago? Oh wait, that’s right, still obsessed. But now I have a second obsession – caramel. Sweet, creamy, rich, luscious, caramel. Ever since I learned how to make it, I keep dreaming […]

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Confession #82 I Run on Coffee… DIY Iced Caramel Latte

August 31, 2012
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People always talk about the possibility of running out of gas, and how drastic that would be for the world, but what if we ran out of coffee? I think for A LOT of people, myself included, that would be pretty drastic. :-O Okay, so I’m being a little bit melodramatic here, but when was […]

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