It's my birthday and I'll eat cake if I want to! Or maybe not.
My birthday is growing closer and that means birthday treats. I love to bake but I decided this year that I'd rather let someone else do the work while I reaped the sweet rewards of their labor so I took myself off to my favorite local bakery this lovely Saturday morning to check out their array of gluten-free goodies. I managed to arrive during a lull in customer traffic, giving me time to leisurely browse the offerings with the guidance of one of their bakers. They had gluten-free cupcakes but I was after something with a little more glamour. I am approaching a new decade after all. Might as well celebrate in style, right?
A few French Macarons followed me home because, let's face it, I cannot resist a Macaron. First into the box was the Salted Caramel Macaron because I also cannot resist anything Salted Caramel. Next in was the Butterfinger Macaron. One of my favorite candies in one of my favorite cookies? Yes, please!
Next in were two gluten-free breakfast cookies. I've had these before and, let me tell you, that are glorious! Moist, chewy, and with just the right amount of sweetness. I'll be savoring one of those delicious treats as soon as the coffee finishes brewing.
Last into the box was the pièce de résistance, a Salted Caramel Mousse Dome. Oh. My. Glorious. Goodness. Is it ridiculous to be this excited about a dessert? I don't care if it is. I'm going to eat it as slowly as I can, savoring each delicious bite. I may even spread it out over the entire weekend. ;-)
So, tell me. What's your favorite birthday treat? Cake? Pie? Something else?
What's your go-to flavor? Do you eat your treat alone or is ice cream a must?
Birthday Giveaway #18:
One randomly chosen person who posts a comment before 11:00 PM, September 20 will receive a package of books from my book collection.
*U.S. Only (If winner is international, they will receive books of their choice from bookdepository.com not to exceed $20 U.S.)
*Must be 18
*Void where prohibited