Can you believe another year has come and gone, just like that" Time for my annual lookback, where I review your favorite recipes and my favorite recipes. Ready for it" Here goes!
Readers' Favorite Recipes of 2016The following recipes are YOUR favorites from the year ? that is, the most viewed recipes of mine from 2016. In years past, you guys have been focused on all things chocolate, especially cakes and cupcakes. This time around, you guys sorta switched things up! Expanding your palettes ? I like it.
1. Quick Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls
These are quick cinnamon rolls, minus the fuss of yeast and infused with hearty, nutty flavor from whole wheat. Because the recipe uses baking powder, the rolls come together in an hour and taste like buttery scones. It's a great way to start the day (but you guys obviously knew that).
2. Passionfruit and Blueberry Cream Tart
Yay! I'm so glad you guys loved this recipe; it was one of my favorites from the year too! I took one of my all time favorite recipes?Tartine Bakery's lemon cream (as seen in this ancient post of mine with amateur hour photos)?and infused it with a healthy amount of zesty and tart passionfruit. The result was out of this world incredible! Definitely one of the best recipes in Hummingbird High, ever.
3. Red Wine Gin Sour
Sooo I'm not actually the world's biggest fan of cocktails ? you never know what you'll get, and most professionally made cocktails are either too sweet or too alcoholic. This cocktail, however, was perfect. Tart, light, tangy, refreshing, beautiful. And you guys thought so too! I don't blame you. Look how gorgeous that ombre is! I should probably make more cocktails for next year, huh"
My Favorite Recipes of 2016
Similar to previous years, it was really, really hard to narrow it down to just three recipes. Talk about choosing between your children! Here are the three that made the shortlist, but really, this is just a small selection from a great year's wo...