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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls With Piloncillo

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Piloncillo

Hey there! Have you read my last post yet? It’s all about piloncillo and 8 ways to use it. Today is another piloncillo inspired post that puts dessert on the table in less than 30 minutes. My cousin Amanda – who happens to be an amazing baker by the way – sent me a picture of her cinnamon rolls that she…

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Desserts, How-to Basics, Recipes, Salsas & Condiments

How to make a basic piloncillo syrup

How to make a basic piloncillo syrup

Learn how to make a basic piloncillo syrup with only two ingredients. I’ve been working with piloncillo the last few weeks. Fall is always the right time to start experimenting with piloncillo because anything I do with it entails making some kind of dessert. It’s my favorite sugar to use in any dessert that calls for brown sugar. What I don’t…

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Drinks, Recipes

 Café De Olla (no straining required)

Cafe De Olla

This is not your traditional café de olla.  BUT!…it tastes just like it.  What makes a coffee “café de olla?”  Well, for starters, a traditional café de olla is boiled entirely in a Mexican clay pot above a fire.  My method is a little different.  Instead of a clay pot, I use a french press.  Using a french press allows me to control the…

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How-to Basics, Recipes

An Easy Way To Measure Piloncillo

How To Measure Piloncillo

You know what bothers me about piloncillo?  The fact that it always comes in the shape of a cone!  In case you’re not familiar with piloncillo, it’s an unrefined cane sugar that is cooked until caramelized then molded.  It also happens to be a staple in Mexican Kitchens.  Most stores only carry the medium sized cones though.  It’s a rare occasion…

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