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On a hot summer day, an icebox cake is always a good choice for dessert because you don’t need to turn on your oven to prepare one. The Neapolitan Ice Box Cake from Bakers Royale is a showstopping cake, with dramatic layers of chocolate graham crackers, three flavors of Swiss meringue buttercream and topped off with chocolate cream cheese icing and chocolate glaze. It sounds ... Read More »

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Cakewalkr‘s Lemon Chocolate Cake is definitely a showstopper, with its luscious chocolate glaze and dramatic lemon drops rising high above the top of it. The cake itself features a tender lemon cake layered with rich chocolate buttercream frosting. The cake gets a little extra lemon flavor from lemon curd incorporated into the batter, while the frosting gets a kick from espresso. The decorations make it ... Read More »

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I’ve always said that strawberries and chocolate is a winning combination in any form and the Roasted Strawberry Chocolate Ice Cream that She Makes and Bakes put together is the perfect example. This ice cream starts out with fresh strawberries that are roasted to intensify their natural sweetness and tenderize them. The roasted berries are added to a base of rich, chocolate ice cream during ... Read More »

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Malted milk and chocolate is a great combination, whether you’re indulging in a candy bar, enjoying an old fashioned milkshake at a diner or baking up a batch of Malted Milk Chocolate Whoopie Pies from Bakingdom‘s recent recipe. These whoopie pies start with a malted milk chocolate cookie, which are made with a generous amount of malted milk powder to ensure that that malt flavor ... Read More »

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When you want to indulge in a slice of fruit pie, but don’t need to bake a whole one, you might try the Individual Whole Peach Pies from Yummy Mummy. The pies are very simple to make: essentially, a whole peach is simply wrapped in a layer of flaky pie dough and baked until golden and crispy. Once baked, the peach pie packages look stunning ... Read More »

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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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