Good recipes to share with friends.
Besides, who turns the oven on in summer? Well, I did, because I made these for my BFF’s birthday that falls in the middle of summer. But, I made them in the very late evening and we ate them at midnight so the nighttime coolness poured in. The best part is that there’s no seasonal fruit so you really can make it whenever.
I never have root beer in my fridge. I stopped drinking soda pop when I was in University. Now it gives me such a tummy ache. Thus, I never buy it. So, it was weird to have pop in the refrigerator and no idea what to do with it. A sad story made better by delicious cupcakes. Cupcakes save the day.
I have to apologize to my Canadian friends on this post and probably people elsewhere, too. Root beer concentrate was incredibly difficult to find in my Western Canadian corner of the globe. I picked up a bottle when I was in the States, but yeesh, what’s up with that? Luckily, the Internet comes to the rescue. I’m sure if you want it, you can order a bottle online, like from McCormick. There are really no substitutes that I know of, but if you have any suggestions let me know in the comments.
Also, let me know some good recipes that use root beer concentrate! I have an entire bottle of the stuff and I’d love to try something exciting, like ice cream, truffles, fudge or tacos (something crazy, people). Okay, and to all you smartalecs who are saying, “use your internet”. Well… maybe I will. But it won’t be as special as what you share with me.
Today’s music video features a nifty modern dance performance and a catchy song by Foals. I listened to Foals quite a bit when I was in University; they’d just released their debut album, Antidotes, and it was fun times. “Inhaler” comes from their third full-length album, Holy Fire, and has been heating up charts around the world since it was released earlier this year.
Whatever Root Beer Floats Your Boat Cupcakes
(Ripped from Baking Bing)
Makes a dozen.