The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

March 2, 2011
by Melissa
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Best cupcakes I’ve ever made.

Dark chocolate salted caramel cupcakes. Truly my favorite of all the cupcakes I’ve ever made. I’ve had a bit of a soft spot for sweet and salty foods for many years. When I was in college, I worked at the … Continue reading

January 18, 2011
by Melissa
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I didn’t make these, but you totally should.

For the first time in the history of The Boastful Baker, I’m going to post a recipe for something I haven’t actually cooked or baked myself. Yes, I do eat other people’s food on occasion and sometimes this food is … Continue reading

July 19, 2010
by Melissa
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I’m a mocha nut. I also like bad puns.

I love the taste of chocolate mixed with coffee. In desserts. But not in beverages. That’s right, I don’t care for mocha in beverage form. But I cannot get enough of it in desserts. Coffee in its various forms (actual … Continue reading

April 28, 2010
by Melissa
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For once, I’m trying to be succinct.

No long, drawn out descriptions from me today. All you need to know is that you need to make this gingerbread cake with coffee icing. Why? Because it’s easy and delicious and I loved it even though I don’t particularly … Continue reading