Autumn’s Delight Chocolate Dipped Profiteroles

Profiteroles dunked in Chocolate and filled with classic fall flavors –  Sweetened Apples, Salted Caramel Sauce and a Homemade Whipped Cream Filling.

Autumn's Delight Chocolate Dipped Profiteroles

In order to keep the title somewhat manageable and short, I decided to go with Autumn’s delight as part of the name for this recipe. I think most people would agree that apples and caramel are fall’s most iconic combo.

And because apples never tasted as good as they do right now, they are definitely starring in today’s post. Nestled on top of a sweet whipped cream filling and drizzled with made from scratch salted caramel sauce, they are responsible for making all of the other components sing. La-la-la-la-la!

Autumn's Delight Chocolate Dipped Profiteroles

All this wonderfulness hides inside profiteroles or more commonly known as cream puffs. 

Light and delicate pastries that I never thought I could pull off. If you’re anything like me, I am here to tell you that there is nothing to worry about. EVRYONE will be able to master these.

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Tastes Just Like Apple Pie Bars

 If you love apple pie but not the time commitment and work it takes to make a homemade apple pie, then these bars are for you. So much easier to prepare and every bit as delicious.

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I have really been into glazing everything lately and these bars are no exception. It makes everything so much better ;).

When I was in the process of making this recipe, I couldn’t help but think of the new season that’s right around the corner. Don’t get me wrong, I am not ready to bid adieu to summer just yet, but these bars are a slight nod as to what’s ahead.

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Lovely aromas, flavors that will leave you feeling cuddly and warm inside, and everything autumn has to offer is about to take over the food world. Some of my fellow bloggers have already started to whip up a couple of amazing fall-inspired treats, which is getting me more and more excited about all things cozy and comfortable.

But I am not quite ready to welcome said season and am intend on enjoying every last day we have left of summer, which probably comes as a shock to no one.

So Apple Pie Bars it is. Always scrumptious, always a winner, no matter the season. [Read more…]

Harvest Apple Fritters

Fritters. These little pillowy (how is pillowy not a word?) bites can be filled with pretty much anything – meats, fruit, vegetables, or anything else that pops into your head. Since we recently picked plenty of apples, my choice was an obvious one. I was so pleased with how these fritters turned out. You see, I always have had a problem when it comes to producing perfectly fried foods. The oil always seems to either be too cold or too hot (even with the help of a thermometer) and I end up with either burned or soggy pieces of food. No bueno. Since I like a challenge and am not easily deterred, I had to give it yet another try. This time around, I used less oil and after said oil reached the perfect temperature (350 degrees), I turned the heat to medium low and started to drop in spoonfuls of dough. Out came the most perfect fritters and I couldn’t have been more elated (yes, I am easily entertained). Don’t know if any of the above mentioned changes have anything to do with making beautiful fritters, but I like to think that these fritters are foolproof. If I can do it, you certainly can, too!

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