Christmas Is Coming.. With A Giveaway!

Nov 29th, 2013 by Gemma | 2

Thanksgiving has come and gone and December is waiting to pounce upon us, that means our days are filled with the scent of peppermint, eggnog and gingerbread. We love it and especially love this cold weather we’ve been having, we hope it stays around for a while longer! As you saw a sneak peek of […]

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Eggnog Sugar Cookies

Dec 20th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Eggnog Sugar Cookies

Still coming up with ways to use up eggnog that doesn’t involve drinking it! Plus I had some new cutters that I was just dying to try out *grins* My sugar cookie recipe uses a good amount of liquid, in the summer I usually use some lemon or lime juice but there was no reason […]

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Dec 18th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Gingerbread Cupcakes

Eggnog not your thing? How about gingerbread? I love this time of year just for all the gingerbread it brings, it’s definitely one of my favourite flavours. This is a gingerbread cupcake, with ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg giving it that spicy warmth along with some blackstrap molasses. Cream cheese icing seemed the way to […]

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Eggnog Cupcakes

Dec 17th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Eggnog Cupcakes

I’m not afraid to say it, Eggnog weirds me out more than a little. Something about the flavour, or maybe even just the name, seems a little off. It was completely foreign to me until recently, and I just didn’t take to the store bought varieties. A good friend made us some as a present […]

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Christmas Is Coming

Dec 13th, 2010 by Gemma | Comments Off on Christmas Is Coming

It seems to be the time of year where Christmas is looming and you still haven’t found that perfect present for the one you love. Well, if that person happens to like cooking and food then you’ve come to the right place. Today’s aim is to give suggestions for foodie presents. Lets start with cookbooks. […]

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Christmas Treats

Jan 5th, 2010 by Gemma | Comments Off on Christmas Treats

As a Christmas present to some close friends of Curious Confections (with the added bonus of being a great way to test out recipes on new people and a way to receive feedback), we decided to experiment with some chocolates and candies. We made a caramel ganache to go in some molded truffles, and a […]

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Merry Christmas

Dec 24th, 2009 by Gemma | Comments Off on Merry Christmas

From the two of us here at Curious Confections. We hope your Holidays are joyous and your New Year is prosperous and happy.

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Christmas Is All Around

Dec 24th, 2008 by Gemma | Comments Off on Christmas Is All Around

And since it’s the festive time of year, what’s more festive than a Christmas Cake. Now, this is apparently an entirely English thing that I’m introducing America to, but it’s a good cake, even if it is a fruit cake. But it’s a good fruit cake (I’ve seen the ones in the shops here, I […]

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