The Little Epicurean

Apr 25 2017

Mini Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Layer Cakes

Mini Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Layer Cakes

This post was created in partnership with Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. All opinions are my own. Mini Chocolate Bourbon Caramel Layer Cakes: three layers of bourbon soaked chocolate cake, frosted with caramel buttercream, and topped with a Ghirardelli chocolate bourbon caramel square. I’m pretty sure you know this by now, but I really love making cakes. Cakes

Apr 21 2017

Orange Sorbet

Orange Sorbet

Orange Sorbet: this super easy three ingredient sorbet only requires fruit juice, water, and sugar.  It doesn’t get much easier than this. Three ingredients and an ice cream maker. Don’t fret if you don’t have an ice cream maker. This recipe can also be used to make granita. Growing up, I thought orange sorbet served in an

Apr 18 2017

Mini Bourbon Caramel Derby Pies

Mini Bourbon Caramel Derby Pies

This post was created in partnership with Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. All opinions are my own.  Mini Bourbon Caramel Derby Pies: individual pies filled with bourbon caramel chocolate and toasted pecans and topped with bourbon whipped cream.  When I think about the Kentucky Derby, three things come to mind: 1.) big hats, 2.) that insane garland of

Apr 13 2017

Spicy Jalapeno Margarita

Spicy Jalapeno Margarita

Spicy Jalapeno Margarita: add a kick to the traditional margarita with a splash of jalapeño infused brown sugar simple syrup. One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, FLOOR! I used to chant that in college when tequila shots were relevant and Margarita Mondays were not to be missed. Nowadays, wheatgrass shots are the only shots I’m

Apr 11 2017

Buttermilk Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts

Buttermilk Doughnuts: this easy, no rise dough is a quick way to have fresh doughnuts at home anytime.  I’m going to Seattle next week to visit my BFF!! Did you know Seattle boasts some pretty impressive doughnuts? There’s Top Pot, General Porpoise, The Original Bakery, Daily Dozen, and so much more I’m excited to stumble