Tres Leche Cupcakes

Many moons ago I attempted to make some tres leche cupcake.  My first attempt was pretty much a flop.  I went against my instincts and did everything that I shouldn’t have.  Spooning the milk mixture over the cupcakes was a stupid idea, using paper cupcake liners was another not so smart idea and my cake… 

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Quesitos de Guayaba (Sweeten Cream Cheese and Guava Pastries)

This is one of my favorite easy sweets to whip up for company or because I need something to eat with my coffee.  In every bakery back home in Puerto Rico you will find a pastry we call “quesito” (ke-see-toe)which basically translates to “little cheese”.   A “quesito” is basically just sweeten cream cheese wrapped in a… 

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

Lately my Sunday afternoons have been for baking.  We get up, go to church and afterwards Obed heads out to play flag football with the church league.  This gives me some quiet time alone, which I spend honing my baking skills.  My co-workers encourage this practice since the baked goods usually end up in the office… 

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Kitchen Sink Cookies (AKA Spring Cleaning, Royale or Ranger Cookies)

I call these cookies Kitchen Sink Cookies, not because I make them in the kitchen sink but because they have everything you want in a cookies.  You know how that goes.  I have heard many other names for these cookies like, Ranger Cookies, Cookies Royale and Spring Cleaning Cookies.  They are close to an Oatmeal Chocolate Chip… 

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