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mini vanilla cake with blueberry frosting

Have you been to a farmers’ market recently? So many tasty summer fruits and vegetables have shown up on the stands in the past few weeks! So many tomatoes, blueberries, watermelon, and summer squash adorn the colorful market stands and entice me each week with their fresh flavors and inspire me to cook with local,…

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roasted berry coffee cake

Our family has a Memorial Day brunch tradition. It started naturally. A few years ago, I came home from college for the summer and as Memorial Day approached, my family realized we would all be home for the holiday and didn’t have plans. As we like to do, we turned to brunch on the back…

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blood orange bundt cake with cinnamon caramel

Last week we covered wine and chocolate as a delicious Valentine’s Day treat. This week, in honor of the month of everything pink and red overlapping with wonderful winter citrus season, I’m excited to bring you this blood orange bundt cake covered in cinnamon caramel! While I love citrus on its own, my appreciation for…

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brown butter sweet potato cake with chocolate ganache and molasses buttercream

Are you ready to shine at your Thanksgiving or friendsgiving dinner? Make this brown butter sweet potato cake with chocolate ganache and molasses buttercream and you’re sure to be the hit of the party. While cookies are my favorite baked good to make (no surprise there), beautiful towering layer cakes always impress me. I’m not…

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pumpkin cake with fluffy chocolate frosting

Last week I gave you a roundup of pumpkin recipes out from all over the internet. Today you have one more to add to the list: pumpkin cake with chocolate frosting! I hope you’re not tired of my pumpkin shenanigans yet. Last year I made this amazing pumpkin pie cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting,…

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coconut cake with earl grey buttercream

If places could be a love language, cute local coffee shops would be one of mine. I think it is safe to say the same about my tea-loving parents. Last year, their New Years resolution was to go to their local coffee shop every Saturday they were in town, and they did! They know most…

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cereal milk cake with lucky charms filling

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day – are you ready?! Pull out your green and whip up this fun cereal milk cake topped and filled with Lucky Charms marshmallows! There are a few foods that remind me of St. Patrick’s Day. Shepherd’s pie, Irish soda bread, and Lucky Charms immediately come to mind (though Bailey’s, Guinness,…

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galette des rois

Well, better late than never, right? I don’t think many people would mind extending Mardi Gras one day for this galette des rois, or French king cake. The golden puff pastry dough rises around the cake and creates a beautiful facade. Filled with creamy almond paste and raspberry jam, the galette des rois is delicious…

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chocolate cake with whiskey caramel buttercream and dark chocolate ganache frosting

Whew, what a name. What started as a simple request for chocolate birthday cake turned into chocolate cake with whiskey caramel buttercream frosting and dark chocolate ganache frosting, one of the best cakes I have ever made. I have said it before, but I’m not a huge cake fan. It is really the frostings that…

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pumpkin pie cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting

Happy Thanksgiving week! The big week of gratitude and feasting is in full swing, with turkeys thawing, tables decorated, and family traveling from near and far. You probably have your menu ready to go and your groceries prepped, but this pumpkin pie cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting is well worth adding to the dessert…

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