A Taste of Madness

15 Jan 2017

Easy Cinnamon Melts Muffins {McDonalds Copycat Recipe}

Do you love the cinnamon melts from McDonalds? Now you can make it at home in 30 minutes!

Easy Cinnamon Melts Muffins {McDonalds Copycat Recipe}


Wow you guys. I have seriously been neglecting this site. But life has got in the way, and I have been super busy with work that I really had no time to update anything since I got back.

But it was well worth the wait. I have a revamped my all-time most popular post into a little, portable version. Because we are busy people. We can't have a nice Sunday brunch every morning. Grab and go breakfasts are what we do.

3 Jan 2017

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Deliciously moist chocolate cupcakes topped with rich chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting Recipe


New year, new you. ...And yet I am still making desserts packed with sugar. What is wrong with me??

To be fair, I am still on holiday. My first day of school isn't until the 9th, and PLUS there is orthodox Christmas that I need to consider. So I will start my new year of eating healthier after those festivities.

I mean.. I can always hope I will follow through on my goals. In the meantime, CUPCAKES!

27 Dec 2016

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Individual sized cheesecakes with a chocolate chip cookie base. Can you think of a better combination?

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookie Cups Recipe


Are you in a sugar coma from all of the chocolates/cookies/baking in general from Christmas Day? Or, my favourite day: Boxing Day, aka: half-off chocolate day?

If you aren't, we need to fix that. Have a mini cheesecake + cookie combo. And take out your stretchy pants.

24 Dec 2016

Boozy Peppermint Nutella Hot Chocolate

Bring out the holiday cheer with an adult version of a peppermint hot chocolate. Made with peppermint vodka and Nutella.

Boozy Peppermint Nutella Hot Chocolate


Last day of school before the New Year. Time to bring out the booze.

Because: 'tis the season to be jolly. And we all know that jolly is just another word for drinking.

And Nutella. Always Nutella.

19 Dec 2016

Christmas Lights Cupcakes

Christmas Lights Cupcakes right in time for Christmas! This recipe is the perfect holiday dessert idea.

Christmas Lights Cupcakes Recipe


Quick: how do you get a group of teenage students to not mentally check out after a test during the last week of school before the holiday?

And a followup question: how do I prevent myself from not to mentally check out? I have succeeded so far, but as my flight to Vancouver is coming up on the 24th (yup, Christmas eve), and I have yet to wrap presents and pack my suitcase. Trying to mark 7 different tests and still be present in the classroom is taking up the majority of my time.

My coping mechanism: sugar. And lots of it.

16 Dec 2016

Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint fudge recipe just in time for the holidays! Super easy to make, these would make great gifts.

Peppermint Fudge Recipe


What a crazy week! Is it just me, or did every day this week feel like a Friday?? I think this is what the holidays do to you. You feel done almost every day.

Personally speaking here, what the holidays do to me is make me all kinds of sick! I am already starting to feel it creeping on, so I am going to eat as much sugar and junk now before it hits me for real. Who's with me?

8 Dec 2016

Easy Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake

Why make little individual cinnamon rolls when you can make a giant cinnamon roll? Made with Pillsbury crescent rolls.

Easy Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe. Made with refrigerated crescent rolls


Is it the weekend already??

This week has been sooo busy, that I am kind of glad that it will be over soon. Report card deadlines are looming, and so are 4 upcoming tests. So once that is over, I will be a whole new kind of busy: can't see over my desk because of all of the tests kind of busy.

One regular sized cinnamon roll just won't cut it today.


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