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It’s hard not to love a dessert with a surprise inside, like cream filling inside of a cupcake. But dessert isn’t the only meal that can come with a surprise inside. Start your breakfast off with a batch of Baking Sense‘s Bacon & Egg Corn Muffins, which have a soft boiled egg inside that spills out a slightly runny yolk when you take a bite! ... Read More »

Banana Nut Bread Cookies

Banana Nut Bread Cookies

Banana bread is one of my go-to recipes when I have ripe bananas in my kitchen. The quick bread is easy to make – especially if I’m using a one bowl recipe – but these Banana Nut Bread Cookies are even quicker, thanks to the shorter baking time that cookies require over full sized banana bread loaves. The cookies are soft and cakey, not unlike “regular” ... Read More »

Snickers Bites for Baking, reviewed

Snickers Bites for Baking, reviewed

If you’ve spotted the new Snickers product in the baking aisle recently, you might have thought that I partnered up with the candy bar giant because their product is called Snickers Baking Bites. If anyone out there from Snickers is reading this, I would love to do a recipe for the back of the packaging. Alas, I was not consulted about the name of this particular ... Read More »

Nordic Ware 70th Anniversary Crown Bundt

Nordic Ware 70th Anniversary Crown Bundt

Nordic Ware is celebrating their 70th anniversary this year and that means that they are releasing a special edition bundt pan to mark the occasion. The Crown Bundt Pan is a gorgeous gold-tone bundt that is almost too pretty to bake in. The bundt has an unusual pattern with ribbon-like loops around the exterior and straighter ridges going down the center. The pattern is not ... Read More »

Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake

Pineapple upside down cakes are always a crowd pleaser when I make them. I get the most requests – believe it or not – for my Hawaiian Spam Pineapple Upside Down Cake, which has an unusual sweet-savory element to it that makes it very addictive. This Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake is an easy and delicious version of a traditional pineapple upside down cake. Baked ... Read More »

Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share

Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share

Madeleines are delicious little cakes that pair perfectly with coffee and tea. Though I don’t make them on a regular basis, I have quite the collection of madeleine pans that attest to my appreciation of them. If you want to get a little more use out of your madeleine pans, consider adding Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share to your cookbook collection. ... Read More »

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt and Cinnamon Streusel

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

If you’re preparing a weekend brunch, a homemade coffee cake is a must-make item. It’s a brunch staple because it is delicious – and this streusel-laden Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake is even more delicious than most. It is made with greek yogurt, which contributes to the dense, but tender, crumb of the cake and gives the cake a hint of tanginess that contrasts well with ... Read More »

How to Get Perfect Bundt Cakes Out of the Pan

10 Tips for Perfect Bundt Cakes

Bundt cakes are some of the most visually appealing cakes that you can make. They come out of the pan ready to serve, with pretty swirling designs already set into your cake. At least, that is what you hope will happen when you bake a bundt cake. Unfortunately, bundt cakes have a tendency to get stuck in the pan, leaving you with a less-than-picture-perfect cake. There ... Read More »

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