Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Diva Tequila Truffles Recipe

Tequila Test Kitchen After judging some stupendous Suerte Tequila Truffles by Piece, Love & Chocolate for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards, I decided to take truffles to the Tequila Test Kitchen.  Since the folks at Diva Tequila were kind enough to provide us with a sample for experimenting, I decided to create Diva Tequila […]

Quinceaneras are for Divas: Diva Tequila Cupcakes

We’re expecting the gentlemen from Del Bravo for a visit on Monday so I’m doing a little preparation in the kitchen today. Whenever we’re contacted by brand owners who will be coming through San Antonio, we like to invite them to the Tequila Aficionado Headquarters for drinks and a chat.  We like to film a […]

Tequila Test Kitchen: Avion Espresso Cake

Tequila Test Kitchen You may have heard about the Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen.  I’d like to share one of our projects with you today. When Ken Austin was kind enough to send us a bottle of Avion’s brand new Avion Espresso, I fell so deeply in love with this rich nectar that combined my two […]

Victorian Truffles & Tequila: A Heavenly Pair

The Trouble with Truffles We recently made the acquaintance of the Head Chocolatier, John Alexander, at Victorian Truffles and, after much pleading on Twitter, he was kind enough to send us samples of two of their specialty confections, the Tequila & Lime Truffles and the Limited Edition Tequila & Lime Red Chile Truffles. Unfortunately, the […]

Avion Espresso Mochamisu

  Avion Espresso Mochamisu This was a ridiculously quick and easy dessert to put together but it turned out to be quite rich and delicious.   Ingredients:   Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding (prepared) Vanilla Cool Whip 6 Ladyfingers Cookies Avion Espresso   Once you’ve assembled your ingredients, pour yourself a glass of Avion Espresso and enjoy. […]

Peligroso Cinnamon Cranapple Crisp

You may have seen my previous recipe for Peligroso Cinnamon Apple Crisp, well with cranberry season upon us, I’ve added a tart bog-berry twist. I must admit, I love cooking with my Crock Pot and the bonus of cooking with a tequila like Peligroso made this recipe a lot of fun.  It all started when […]

Holiday Recipe: Maple Liqueur Tequila Pumpkin Pie

    When I tried De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila, I was impressed with the natural maple flavor that took me back to my childhood and tapping maple trees in Maine.  (Click on the QR code to the right to read my review.) Ever since then, I’ve been anxious to try cooking some favorite […]

Lisa Pietsch Spices it Up with Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila

I sat down the other evening to taste Peligroso Cinnamon.  I knew Peligroso was good to begin with so I aerated it with the Vinturi Spirit Aerator to allow it to show me what it had.  As it happens, Peligroso Cinnamon has all the right stuff.  This isn’t some girly bottle of silliness with all […]

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