Honey Whiskey Caramel Sauce

Honey Whiskey Caramel Sauce

My favorite time of year has finally arrived! Like Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music, I feel like running through a field while belting out a couple of lines about the hills being alive with the colors of autumn. I know, I sound a teensy bit crazy.

About a month ago I began daydreaming of all the pumpkin, cinnamon, and apple creations that I could be baking and, of course, eating. It’s sort of ironic that the very first thing I made after September 23rd was not pumpkin, spice, or anything apple, but caramel sauce.

Honey Whiskey Caramel Sauce

Not just any ordinary caramel sauce however, but Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey caramel.

The most difficult part of this recipe is having patience. Patience to let all the granulated sugar melt into a deep golden brown color and then constantly stirring the cream to combine into the initial hardened caramel for a smooth sauce. Not to mention the will power to not eat it straight out of the pan.

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Baked Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donuts

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donuts

To put it plainly: I realized I’ve neglected my blog and I need to try harder. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been busy, busy, busy, ever since the first day of Autumn hit and this is the time of year that I cherish due to the upcoming holidays and all of the baking I get to do. Or should get to do.

Baked Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donuts

My schedule has been increasingly busy ever since I made the decision to go back to school to study graphic design. Taking classes on top of working full-time has presented quite the challenge for me to get into my kitchen to bake or cook anything at all – just ask my poor, starving husband.

Not being able to bake was really bumming me out (I know, total first world problem) and I was very excited to finally whip something up for breakfast this morning. Autumn for me means apples, pumpkins and everything spice, so I decided on a cinnamon sugar cake donut.

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