cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes from scratch

I recently made an almond citrus olive oil cake with my older sister, during which we ended up messing up the order of mixing our ingredients. Out of fear of messing up the olive oil cake, we decided to set aside the dry ingredients mixture and use it for another recipe. Wanting
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Maca(swo)on

Here at the Clog, we’re sharing the tips and tricks of making fabulous deserts. After extensive research, we’ve discovered the magic recipe for the infamous French macaron that’ll have you drooling all the way to down Bancroft. What you’ll need: For the macaron shells: 120 g almond meal/flour 170 g
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Almond citrus olive oil cake

My sister and I watched our mom try the olive oil cake we had just made. We held our breath as our mom looked up and stopped chewing. Worried that it didn’t turn out well, we waited for the verdict. My mom, however, broke into a big smile and exclaimed,
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cookies

Nostalgic sugar cookies

It was Christmas Eve, and my sister and I hadn’t done any baking whatsoever, causing us to go into a frenzy: How can a holiday season possibly go by without baking? Since we were simultaneously eager to bake something and hesitant, given our previous homemade sugar cookie fiascos, we searched
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Non-alcoholic eggnog

With the weather finally cooling down, ’tis the season to enjoy some decadent eggnog. This rich drink is traditionally served cold, but we at the Clog prefer a warmer brew to get us through the chilly nights. Feel free to upgrade this non-alcoholic eggnog by adding a 1/2 cup of rum,
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brownies

Ghirardelli brownies from scratch

The beginning of the holiday season is the best excuse to begin feverishly baking desserts at home. Whether you’re eagerly waiting to watch the Gilmore Girls revival, wanting to cozy up in a blanket with a good book to read, or trying to get in some studying while everyone else is relaxing, it’s an
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Coffee Swiss roll

Thanksgiving break went by far too quickly, wouldn’t you all agree? There’s both good news and bad news. The good news is that there’s only one full week of school left, and the bad news is that finals are just around the corner. We all know this means that cramming
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Gingersnap cookie recipe

It’s not really a holiday celebration without cookies to munch on by the fire. You might be suffering instead of celebrating, but you can at least give your taste buds a party. These gingersnap cookies are soft and sweet enough to enjoy with a cold glass of milk. The hint
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