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Bake the Book: Old-Fashioned Cupcakes

These Old-Fashioned Cupcakes include all of the components of the classic Old Fashioned: whiskey, bitters, and orange. The cake here is an orange-scented cake that tastes just like that childhood favorite, the Creamsicle—that is, before you soak it in copious amounts of whiskey. The frosting includes both whiskey and Angostura bitters, incorporating all of the flavors of the Old Fashioned in a manner that's both concentrated and very true to form. And when it comes time to garnish, it's really a matter of how you like your Old Fashioned; your can either go with a sprinkling of sugared orange zest or a Maraschino cherry. More

Edible DIY: Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce

Storebought butterscotch sauce can be thick, gluey, and cloyingly sweet. The homemade stuff, on the other hand, is a marvelous combination of brown sugar, butter, salt, and booze. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I decided to whip up a batch of butterscotch sauce spiked with a healthy dose of Irish whiskey. More

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