The Little Epicurean

Oct 17 2016

Orange Spiced Tea

Orange Spiced Tea

This orange spiced tea is steeped with orange peel, cinnamon, and ginger. It’s the perfect tea to cozy up with this autumn season! A little over two weeks until wedding day. All the big decisions have already been made and taken care of. We’ve got our first dance song, cake cutting song, and every other formality

Oct 13 2016

Surprise Bloody Cake

Surprise Bloody Cake

This surprise bloody cake will definitely shock your Halloween guests! It’s a four layer vanilla cake with Swiss buttercream and raspberry coulis.  I don’t handle surprises very well. No surprise parties, no deviating from the itinerary, nothing out of the ordinary, please. When it comes to Halloween tricks, I am the absolute worst person to

Oct 06 2016

Cinnamon Maple Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Maple Buttercream

Cinnamon Maple Pumpkin Cake: four layers of moist pumpkin cake frosted with cinnamon maple Swiss buttercream.  Every year I have grand plans of dressing up for Halloween. Maybe we’ll be Princess Buttercup and Westley. Perhaps Prince Charming and Snow White? As soon as summer ends, I’m already dreaming up the perfect coordinating costumes for Alex, me,

Oct 03 2016

Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

Cinnamon Apple Pancakes: traditional pancake batter mixed with apples cooked in a brown sugar cinnamon syrup.  I didn’t eat pancakes very much growing up. Our typical weekend breakfasts consisted of garlic fried rice, eggs, and some sort of meat (tapa, longganisa, tocino). I loved (and still LOVE) Filipino breakfasts, but as a child, I wanted

Oct 01 2016

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

This quick and easy caramel apple sheet cake is a sweet, sticky, and delicious way to up autumn’s apples!  Layered cakes, naked cakes, birthday cakes, chocolate cakes, ice cream cakes. The list goes on and on on. There are so many cake variations out there, but never have I ever met one quite like this