Roasted Grape Champagne Cake

Roasted Grape Champagne Cake Las doce uvas or 12 grapes is the tradition of eating 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight. Each grape symbolizes a new month in the New Year.  As you eat each grape you make a wish for the New Year. This is one of my favorite family traditions. A tradition bursting… 

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How to Make Empanada and Sope Dough {Video}

How to Make Empanada and Sope Dough {Video} One of my fondest memories is spending time in the kitchen with my mami making tender flaky empanadas stuffed with rich pumpkin filling.  Over the years I’ve shared a few recipes here on Sweet Life, but when Crisco reached out to ask if I along with Yvette… 

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Old Fashioned Cocktail Ice Cream Float

Old Fashioned Cocktail Ice Cream Float Simplicity at its best the Old fashioned is strong, simple and includes plenty of whisky.  Requiring only a few ingredients the old fashioned is a classic cocktail that never loses its appeal.  I personally enjoy sipping them when I have plenty of time to slow down, unwind and really… 

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Banana Bread Waffles with Bourbon-Raisin Syrup

  Banana Bread Waffles with Bourbon-Raisin Syrup Waffles on the weekends are always a treat.  Fluffy, tender my kids always request waffles on the weekends.  Lucky me, waffles are a super tasty breakfast idea and with this recipe they are a snap.  Seriously, today’s recipe could not be any easier and in less than 15… 

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Dulce de Leche Marshmallows

 Dulce de Leche Marshmallows We’re planning a Christmas hayride for the kids this year.  Mi carino is loading hay bales onto his trailer, attaching twinkling lights, while my daughter prepares a holiday playlist to listen as we ride to view the Christmas lights. My sister is baking treats to enjoy on our ride and I… 

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Baked Chicken Nachos

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect. Thank you for supporting the companies Sweet Life collaborates with which allows me to create fun and unique recipes. Baked Chicken Nachos As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, curling up in the living to watch a… 

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Valley Lemon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Valley Lemon Chocolate Chip Cookies This year I was excited to be asked to be part of the Wilton Treat Team. I had the chance to visit Wilton headquarters where the Treat Team attended classes led by Wilton instructors, we sat in on the live broadcast on the 2014 Wilton Sweet Up where we viewed… 

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Holiday Baking with Imperial Sugar

Holiday Baking with Imperial Sugar This is my favorite time of the year!  Twinkling lights, Christmas music, spending time with the familia and the all the excitement and anticipation that comes with the Holiday season.  I am excitedly counting down the days until the entire familia is together again. I can’t wait! I have been… 

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