You can still enjoy the occasional treat if you are looking after yourself with sensible food choices and an exercise routine. Here's my reduced fat, lighter version peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake dessert which is still indulgent and wickedly creamy. Check this and many other similar recipes like this out on my blog!
Yule Log: A traditional French bûche de Noël always looks just the right side of cutely enchanting, and there is nothing hard to like about its tender, melting chocolatiness. But I warm to it most of all for the rich pagan symbolism: it is no less than a cake-emulation of the log that the Norsemen would drag home through the streets to burn in celebration of the winter solstice and to honour the gods and hope, thus, to cajole from them a good year to come.
I can't do up a cake like my SIL but last year I bought a Pepperidge farm white layer cake. Added small green leaf shaped sugar cookies around it & a few on top then added a few cinnamon red hot candies. Kind of the same look (I think it's easier to cut square cakes too) All cost about under 6 bucks too
Caramel, toffee, butterscotch - I love it all! Sweet and syrupy, they are the ooey-gooey drips of golden goodness that enrobe some of my favourite fall treats. A drizzle of butterscotch on a pumpkin scone? Yes, please. Anything apple smothered in lightly-salted caramel sauce? Sounds like heaven. But, have ever taken a moment to think about the difference between caramel and butterscotch and toffee? Let's take a closer look.... In general, anything caramel refers to cooked sugar…