Recipes — dessert

Mango & Coconut Muffins

Mango & Coconut Muffins

Recipe Makes 10 Instructions Olive oil or butter for greasing2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 tablespoon flax seed meal¾ cup dry unsweetened coconut, plus 2 tablespoons for topping2/3 cup granulated sugar9 cardamom pods¾ cup milk1/3 cup Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s Olive Oil1 fresh ripe mango, chopped Preparation 1) Preheat the oven to 375 F. Lightly grease a muffin pan or place 10 muffin cups in a muffin pan. 2) Sift together the flour and baking powder into a large bowl. Mix in the flaxseed meal, coconut, and sugar. 3) Crush the cardamom pods and remove the seeds...

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Nutty Toffee Popcorn

Nutty Toffee Popcorn

Ingredients3 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons packed brown sugar1 tablespoon light corn syrup½ cup cashew nuts1/3 cup popping cornstarch1 tablespoon Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s Olive Oil Preparation 1) Place the butter, sugar, and corn syrup in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring the temperature up to high and stir continuously for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat and set aside.   2) Toast the cashew nuts in a dry, heavy saucepan over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently, until they begin to turn golden brown. Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.   3) In a...

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Cherry Balsamic Fudgy Brownies

Cherry Balsamic Fudgy Brownies

Ingredients4 ounces bittersweet chocolate (or carob), chopped3/4 cup butter, cut into pieces1 cup sugar3/4 cup yogurt2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 teaspoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s Cherry Balsamic Vinegar1 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup cocoa or carob powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup semisweet chocolate or carob chunks3/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped (optional)Garnish: powdered sugar Preparation1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or nonstick aluminum foil. 2. Melt chocolate and butter in a large saucepan over very low heat. Stir in sugar, eggs, cherry balsamic, and vanilla. Combine flour and next 2 ingredients; stir into chocolate mixture....

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Cranberry Pecan Muffins

Cranberry Pecan Muffins

This recipe takes 20 minutes to prepare, 12 minutes to bake in an oven that is 400F and will make 12 muffins. Ingredients1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 slightly beaten egg3/4 cup milk1/4 cup sugar1/2 sugar3 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s olive oil1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel3/4 cup coarsely chopped cranberries1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted PreparationGrease twelve 2 1/2 inch muffin cups and set aside. In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and set aside.In another medium bowl combine...

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