Salted Caramel Brownies

So if you’re looking for a dessert that will present super well, don’t make these. BUT if you’re looking for something that is just ridiculously good, and will melt in your mouth (and in your hands), then this is the dish you should make. These salted caramel brownies are amazing, while also a tad messy. But sometimes a little mess is good, well really only when it comes to food, otherwise I tend to avoid messes. The type-A part of me doesn’t deal well!

A few weeks ago I decided to go a little over the top for the dessert course of a dinner we were throwing. When I say over the top, I mean I had as many kinds of cookies as we did people. Oops. Blame it on needing blog material. So while these may not have been the prettiest item on the plate (that went to the awesome strawberry lemonade bars), they were definitely one of the items everyone kept coming back to.

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Apple Cake with Caramel Frosting

Most of the time, I pick cakes based on the aesthetics.  It’s one of the reasons I love cakes. You can make them so beautiful, and they make such a great statement when presented at a dinner party. I recently tried this one out and I loved how the flavors of caramel and apple complemented each other perfectly! This is definitely not a fast dessert to make, but if you’re in the mood for cake, I highly recommend it.

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