Belated Christmas Cake Truffles

14 01 2010

With all the craziness of family, work & a new puppy to contend with over Christmas I didn’t get a chance to do much baking.  Even when I was able to bake, making a blog post seemed to be beyond my capabilities…that is why I am posting Christmas themed truffles in the middle of January!  Also, apologies for the dark photos, these were made at my parents house over Christmas so my usual system for documenting was not possible!

I’ve made these several times and find they not only are a great way to use up cake left over from carving cakes but they also allow people to test my cakes in one small bite. 

Instructions after the jump…

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Mint Choc Chip Cupcakes

14 01 2010

My fabulous online friend Jenn sent me a huge parcel full of Oreos as she knew I couldn’t get any but the plain ones over here.  To save myself from eating every single one I decided to incorporate them into some baking.  I chose the Mint Oreos as I wanted to make a chocolate themed cupcake.

Recipe after the cut…

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