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Very Vanilla Chiffon Cake

Very Vanilla Chiffon Cake

Vanilla is probably my favorite flavor of cake and I’ll almost always pick up a slice of vanilla cake or a vanilla cupcake when given the choice between vanilla and chocolate. I do love chocolate, of course, but there is something about the delicate, floral flavor of vanilla that I find absolutely irresistible. When I was a child, I also had a strong preference for ... Read More »

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor, reviewed

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor

A food processor is a great tool to have in the kitchen that sometimes gets overshadowed by stand mixers, which have become iincreasingly visible over the past several years. Food processors might not be quite as glamorous at first glance – though I would argue that this one in particular looks pretty good – but they can handle a tremendous number of functions if you ... Read More »

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Chocolate Mint Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

A great birthday cake should be just as memorable as the occasion that you’re serving it on. After all, a birthday cake only gets served once a year – you need to make it count! Cupcakes and layer cakes are popular choices for celebrations, but I happen to be partial to ice cream cakes. Ice cream cakes are a rare treat that are easy to ... Read More »

Free Craftsy Recipe: Brown Butter Maple Yam Pie

Craftsy Brown Butter Yam Pie

Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer season, which means that it is time to get out your favorite pie recipes and kick off pie season. Pumpkins, apples, pecans and sweet potatoes are all fall favorites that bake into fantastic pies. Since I love pie season, I am always on the lookout for new variations of my favorite pie recipes that will bring ... Read More »

Craftsy Class Discount: Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries

Craftsy's Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries

Buttery, rich brioche is one of the most delicious breads around. You might picture it coming in a loaf shape, or a small bun, but brioche is a versatile bread dough that can be used to make all kinds of both savory and sweet pastries – including my favorite sticky buns! For a limited time, Baking Bites readers can get Craftsy’s Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries ... Read More »

Free Craftsy Recipe: All-Butter Pie Dough

Free Craftsy Recipe: All-Butter Pie Dough

A homemade pie is one of my favorite desserts, and you can’t have a great pie without a great crust. All-butter crusts tend to be very flaky and very flavorful, a good choice for both sweet and savory pie fillings. A great place to get started with your next pie project is with this free All-Butter Pie Dough recipe from Craftsy. The recipe is from ... Read More »

Black Forest Baked Alaska

Black Forest Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska is one of my favorite retro desserts. It’s a delicious combination of cake and ice cream that is covered in marshmallowy toasted meringue that first came into vogue in the 1970s, but never went out of style in my kitchen. My Black Forest Baked Alaska is made with a dark chocolate brownie base that is topped with layers of cherry sorbet and chocolate ... Read More »

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