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Bites from other Blogs

When spring rolls around, I want to get outside and start enjoying the change in the weather. Here in Los Angeles, we’ve been getting some warm weather this week, which has put me in the mood to invites some friends over for an outdoor brunch. These brunch-friendly recipes will get you inspired to do the same! I am a big fan of donut muffins, which ... Read More »

Dutch Apple Loaf Cake

Dutch Apple Loaf Cake

The other day, a friend handed me a stack of old magazines that she thought might have some good recipes in them. Flipping through old issues of magazines like Country Woman, I stumbled upon a tasty sounding apple cake that I decided to try. It turns out that the recipe is now online from Taste of Home, too. The cake is called Dutch Apple Cake ... Read More »

No-Churn Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Milk Ice Cream

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Milk Ice Cream

Cereal milk ice cream starts with cereal that is soaked in milk, leaving behind traces of delicious cereal flavor once it is strained out. The idea comes from the fact that the milk left after you eat cereal – particularly a sugary, flavorful cereal – is delicious on its own. I’ve made cereal milk ice cream with great results using a chocolate cereal. This time ... Read More »

Passion Fruit Pudding Cakes

Passion Fruit Pudding Cakes

Pudding cakes are sometimes called self-saucing cakes, as a pudding-like custard forms beneath an airy sponge cake while ht dessert is in the oven. I most often make lemon and chocolate pudding cakes, but they can be made with other flavors, as well. Tropical passion fruit is an excellent choice in these individual pudding cakes, delivering just the right amount of tropical flavor in each ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Oreo Cupcakes

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Oreo Cupcakes

Anyone who has been reading Baking Bites for a while will know that I’m a big cookies n’ cream fan. Not only do I keep an eye out for all those limited edition Oreos, but I’ve been known to use both regular and limited edition cookies in everything from scones to cheesecakes. Cookies n’ cream cupcakes are another way to enjoy these classic black and ... Read More »

The Best No-Mixer Sugar Cookies

The Best No-Mixer Sugar Cookies

I love desserts that you can whip up on short notice with only a handful of ingredients. Most drop cookies fall into this category, but this recipe for sugar cookies is even easier than most. These sugar cookies can be made completely by hand, with no special mixing equipment. This is possible because the cookies are made with vegetable oil instead of butter, which would ... Read More »

Cookies n’ Cream Affogato

Cookies n' Cream Affogato

Affogatos are a delicious combination of gelato and coffee that I always seem to be able to make room for, even after a large meal. It’s a perfect melding of hot and cold for a coffee-lover – which I am. I usually make these with vanilla ice cream or gelato because vanilla and coffee is always a winning combination in my book. Vanilla gelato is ... Read More »

Peeps Oreos, reviewed

Limited Edition Peeps Oreos, reviewed

Marshmallow Peeps are one of the most popular Easter candies out there. The sugar-coated, chick-shaped marshmallows have been largely unchanged for more than half a century and are loved by both kids and adults seeking a seasonal sugar fix. Peeps fans will definitely want to keep an eye out for Peeps Oreos, a limited edition treat that combines these two favorites. The sandwiches start with ... Read More »

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