Caramel Macchiato

This is a recipe that my mom created using our Keurig Rivo espresso machine. Instead of paying coffee shop prices, she made this recipe with the Keurig.

To make an iced Caramel Macchiato:

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of ice
1 luongo espresso shot
iced froth milk (to the max fill)
1 tbsp vanilla flavoring syrup
Hershey’s caramel sundae syrup

First, prepare the iced froth and espresso. For the espresso, put the vanilla flavoring syrup in the bottom of a coffee cup and then press the lungo espresso button. In a 24oz cup, I recommend a coolgear dual walled chiller, pour in the ice,then the frothed milk, then the espresso shot in. Give the mixture a few stirs, then top it off with a drizzle of Hershey’s caramel sundae syrup.

To make a hot Caramel Macchiato:

Ingredients:

1 lungo espresso shot
latte frothed milk (max fill)
1 tbsp vanilla flavoring syrup
Hershey’s caramel sundae syrup

First, froth the milk and make the espresso shot the same way as in the iced macchiato. Pour the milk into a coffee cup and pour the espresso in next. Then drizzle caramel syrup on top of the macchiato.

There you have it! A caramel macchiato that is cheaper than the coffee shop and tastes just as good. Enjoy!

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Snickerdoodles

Recipe from a church cookbook

Ingredients:

2 sticks of butter
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cup flour
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
cinnamon-sugar mixture

Directions:

Mix the butter, sugar, and eggs thoroughly. Mix the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt and then stir into the first mixture. Roll the dough into balls and roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place them on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake from 8-10 minutes at 400 degrees. The cookies will puff up at first, then flatten out. Enjoy the cookies!

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Cranberry Granola

Recipe adapted from Dried Cranberry Granola

Ingredients:

3 ½ oatmeal
1 cup shredded coconut
¼ cup of sunflower seeds
⅓ cup of pecans
⅔ cup of dried cranberries
1 tsp of cinnamon
¼ tsp of pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp of salt
½ cup of melted coconut oil
½ cup of honey

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine the oatmeal, shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, pecans, cranberries, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Mix well.

The mixed dry ingredients in the cranberry granola recipe.
The mixed dry ingredients in the cranberry granola recipe.

In a separate bowl, add the coconut oil and honey. Put it in the microwave for 30 seconds and then stir. Continue doing this until it is heated. Whisk thoroughly to combine and pour it over the dry ingredients. Stir well until the honey/oil mixture is mixed well with the dry ingredients.

Pour the mixture onto the cookie sheets and spread evenly.

Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes.

Granola before broken into pieces.
Granola before broken into pieces.

Let it cool and then break it into pieces and enjoy with yogurt, fruit, or any way you want! 🙂

Cranberry Granola recipe with yogurt on top.
Cranberry Granola recipe with yogurt on top.

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Key Lime Angel Food Cake

Hello! This is my first ever blog post, I find it kind of awkward.

Lets just get on with the recipe.

My mom found this recipe of pinterest, and ever since then, its been a family favorite. I also made a version of this cake, with cherry, on my aunt’s blog, This and That.

Recently, I uploaded a video on YouTube of me making this cake. The video is below.

However, if you do not want to watch the video, here is what you do, but I don’t have any pictures.

THIS RECIPE IS EASY, AND YOUR CHILD COULD MAKE IT WITH MINIMAL ASSISTANCE, THOUGH THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT YOU MAY NEED TO HELP THEM WITH. PLEASE SUPERVISE YOUR CHILDREN IF YOU CHOOSE TO MAKE IT WITH THEM

For this recipe will need a 16 ounce box of Duncan Hines angel food cake mix, a 22 ounce can of Duncan Hines key lime creme, an ungreased, 9 by 13 pan, a large bowl, a spatula, a can opener, and a pair of scissors.

To start off, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, have your child, or you, open the box of cake mix and open it. You will most likely need to use the scissors. CHILDREN, PLEASE BE CAREFUL IF YOU USE THEM. Pour the mix into the bowl. Next, open up the can of key lime creme using the can opener. Please supervise your child while they do this, or do this yourself. Then pour the creme into the bowl and mix the batter together until well mixed. When it is fully mixed, transfer the batter into the ungreased pan. Spread the batter as evenly as you can around the pan. Run a knife through the cake to get rid of the air bubbles. Please supervise this step very well, or do this yourself to make sure that your child does not get hurt.

After that is done, place the cake in the oven and leave it in there for 38 minutes.

After the cake has been baked, place it on a cooling rack to let it cool. When it is cooled, you may decorate it in any way that you’d like.

There you have it, folks. The first blog post for MadBatterBaking. Follow me on Twitter here and on Facebook here, and subscribe to my YouTube channel!

Well, that’s it! If you made and enjoyed this recipe, please tell me! Have fun, but be careful!

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