BBQ Pineapple Dessert

Pineapples were on sale so I wanted to pick some up and make a dessert. We had recently made a Pineapple Upside Down Cake, so I was looking for something different to try. The grilled pineapple we used for the Hawaiian Pizza was really juicy and delicious, so I decided to go back to the BBQ. I came up with a nice, sweet dessert that pairs nicely with ice cream or is great by itself.  Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes

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One of my favourite flavour combinations is mint and chocolate, so after stumbling across some mint chocolate chips, it was pretty clear what our next cupcake experiment would be. I have had mint chocolate cupcakes before, but found that a lot of people make the buttercream taste like toothpaste, which is NOT what I want on a cupcake. A chocolatey cupcake with a hint of mint (think mint Girl Guide cookies) was what we were aiming for when we started and we got exactly that. Definitely no toothpaste buttercream here! Just chocolate, mint, and yum!!!

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