TWD: Cran-Apple Crisps

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


In an attempt to make November a little less frazzled for us, our fearless leaders at TWD are allowing us to present our weekly recipes out of order.  This works for me as this week’s recipe is Dorie’s Chocolate Caramel Chestnut Cake.  Not only is this cake rather labor-intensive to make, but it calls for chestnuts, which I detest.  I suppose I could have used a different kind of nut, but frankly, I just didn’t have the energy this week.  My shoulder is still frozen from making all those macarons and fillings for the DB challenge last week, and I couldn’t bear the thought of any more mixing and stirring, for a while at least!  Instead, I decided to make Dorie’s more shoulder-friendly Cran-Apple Crisps.  read more >>

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