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Apple pie fans may have a difficult time resisting Snixy Kitchen‘s Apple Pie Cake with Caramel Buttercream even though it doesn’t come packaged in a flaky pastry crust. The cake is an applesauce cake, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and brown sugar to really capture the flavors of apple pie filling. The moist cake is baked in generous layers, which are stacked up and glued ... Read More »

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Happy 4th of July, everyone! I don’t usually have a specific theme for the posts I highlight in Bites from other Blogs, but since the holiday is today and there are so many delicious looking red, white and blue treats out there, I couldn’t resist. Enjoy the holiday! The Patriotic Poke Cake that The Galley Gourmet is serving for the 4th of July certainly showcases ... Read More »

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Strawberries aren’t the only option for making shortcakes this summer. Any fresh berries will do, and Christie’s Corner put a delicious twist on the strawberry shortcake by making Blackberry-Lime Cornmeal Shortcakes. The biscuit-like shortcakes are very light and tender, thanks both to a generous amount of butter cut into the dough and to the presence of cornmeal. The cornmeal contributes to the lightness of the ... Read More »

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I’ve had upside down cakes made with all different kinds of fruit before, but I’ve never had a Coconut Upside Down Cake like the one that Cookie Madness recently tried. This is an old fashioned recipe, adapted from a vintage cookbook that looks just as good today as it did back then. The cake batter is light and fluffy, and it is poured over a ... Read More »

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Lemon and coconut are an excellent flavor combination, and a batch of Lemon Filled Coconut Cupcakes from Foodess is all you need to prove that point. The moist cupcakes are made with coconut milk and freshly toasted coconut. They’re hollowed out (the cone method for filling cupcakes will come in handy here) and filled with homemade lemon curd. As if that weren’t enough, they’re also ... Read More »

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Chocolate and peanut butter lovers will immediately be drawn to Bakeaholic‘s towering Double-Decker-Reese’s-Peanut-Butter-Cup-High-Hat Cupcakes, an over the top tribute to chocolate and peanut butter. At the bottom of each cupcake, there is a whole peanut butter cup, creating a kind of “crust” for the cupcake and giving everyone who eats one a surprise in the first bite. These devil’s food cupcakes are topped with peanut ... Read More »

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I love the sweet, tangy and floral flavor of passion fruit and will take just about any excuse to put it into a dessert. There is no need for an excuse to make a recipe like Savory Simple‘s Passion Fruit Sorbet because the recipe has just three ingredients and is easy to whip up. All you need is sugar, water and passion fruit puree, which ... Read More »

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A dessert could not look more perfect for a summer picnic than In Katrina’s Kitchen‘s Picnic Tablecloth Cookie Bars. This tray of buttery sugar cookie bars is topped with a sweet layer of vanilla and almond frosting, but the fun of the dessert comes from the decorations. The frosting is sprayed with edible food coloring to give it a red and white checkerboard effect and ... Read More »

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