Chocolate and Caramel Shortbread | Shortbread de Chocolate e Caramelo

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Happy holidays everybody! I bring you one last sweet bite before Christmas day – chocolate and caramel shortbread. Perfect for small bites and even to give as a present, if you’re the kind of person that loves offer homemade gifts. They just look beautiful inside a jar and believe me, young or older, people will love these!

After all, who doesn’t love the combo chocolate and caramel? Ok, probably the allergic ones, but seriously… It’s irresistible!

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Double Chocolate Chip Muffins / Queques de Chocolate Duplo

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So, yeah, it seems Christmas is here. One more week down and let the fun begin -although I’m already having fun! 🙂 Baking and cooking never felt so good!

I love waking up and do some Christmas-y baking by the early morning. It’s definitely the best way to start a day. This week everything is going to be about chocolate of course, and I decided to start it with this double chocolate chip muffins.

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Chocolate Bolo Rei

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What is the best way to start December? I can give you the answer right away: it’s with some Chocolate Bolo Rei! You can read here the story behind the cake. It’s a Christmas cake and we Portuguese, as well as in my house, are used to have it during the Winter months.

As soon as you eat the first slice, you’ll crave for more and more. It’s so delicious and although very fulfilling, you just can’t have enough.

The funny thing is that I actually started to enjoy more Bolo Rei – I found a way to ignore the crystallized fruit, not big fan! -, so now I’m always looking forward to buy or do some at home, and eat as much as I can.

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Traditions to keep | Tradições

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The official first post of 2016, wo uh! 😀

Hope you’re ok and excited as I am to start this New Year. In my last post, I forgot to tell something really important, and that is: thank you! All of you. And all the people I met last year. I’m really grateful and I’m happy to have you in my life.

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