Paul Hollywood's Cheddar and Chive Scones

Paul Hollywood’s Cheddar and Chive Scones

As I mentioned back in January, I’ve recently come into a new wealth of cookbooks written by the hosts of the Great British Bake Off thanks to my thoughtful in-laws.  I’m planning on trying and posting at least one recipe from each new book, and so far I’ve written about Mary Berry’s date and walnut sheet cake (there will probably end up being several recipes from each book, but one each is a good starting point, right?).  This week, I bring you Paul Hollywood’s cheddar and chive scones from Paul Hollywood’s British Baking.

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Beer Pretzels and Cheese Dip

Beer Pretzels with Cheese Dip

It’s the final week of Comfort Food Month!  To end the month in a manner fitting with the spirit, I decided to bring you a treat that hits a few different comforts: soft beer pretzels and beer cheese dip.  We’ve got chewy bread, gooey cheese, salt and spices, and a hint of beer.  What more could you need?

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Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

For the next installment of Comfort Food February, we’re switching gears to dessert.  One of my husband’s (and my own) favorite things about winter is a warm mug of hot chocolate topped with mini marshmallows and served with a rolled wafer cookie.  How do you preserve the warming comfort of a mug of hot chocolate outside of the (maybe) half hour it takes to get cold?  Turn it into a cupcake!

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Bagel Dogs

Bagel Dogs

February is notoriously cold and dreary in Cleveland, so I am making the executive decision to declare it comfort food month at I Wanna Bake!  I’ve already got a handful of recipes for comfort food on here, but I decided to go all in this month and focus on satisfying calorie bombs.  To kick things off, I’ve made for you a snack my husband and in-laws introduced me to: bagel dogs.

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Chili Cheese Dip

Chili Cheese Dip

Happy New Year!  I hope 2017 is off to a good start.  I know everyone has probably made resolutions that might not fit with today’s bakeventure (which is basically three layers of calorie overload), but sometimes you just need a little comfort food.  Enter: chili cheese dip!

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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel apples may start disappearing from grocery stores soon, but that doesn’t mean that you have to go without until next fall.  Today, I bring you the caramel apple in cupcake form!  Soft apple cake meets homemade caramel frosting, and together they’ll make you forget about caramel apples entirely.

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Apple Honey Cheesecake

Apple Honey Cheesecake

Today is an auspicious day in I Wanna Bake’s history: its 100th post!  Thank you for sticking with me this long and listening to my rambling week after week.  I wanted to do something special for my 100th post, and after months of racking my brain, I settled on something that is delicious, pretty, and seasonally appropriate: apple honey cheesecake.

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Caramel Walnut Apple Dumplings for Two

Caramel Walnut Apple Dumplings for Two

The fall baking bonanza continues!  Josh and I went apple picking this weekend, and we ended up with 41 pounds of apples (I know, I know, I’m a crazy lady who must be stopped), so you’d best believe there are lots of apple recipes coming your way.  If there’s an apple recipe you’ve been dying to make, now’s the time to make requests!

Apple Tower

Aren’t they pretty?

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Unicorn Poop Cookies

Unicorn Poop Cookies

Another week, another cookie.  Can anyone really blame me, though?  I can’t think of anything more satisfying than a soft, sweet cookie (ok, maybe a warm slice of pie, but it’s a close competition).  For an added dose of fun, here’s a cookie that’s so full of cinnamon, butterscotch, and rainbows that it might as well be unicorn poop.

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