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Strawberry season is here for the summer and there are lots of ways to put those juicy berries to good use. One way is in Tide and Thyme‘s Strawberry Yogurt Cake. This moist bundt cake is packed with bright, red berries that give each slice a very summery look. It is flavored with a bit of lemon and  vanilla, which compliment the strawberries nicely. It ... Read More »

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You can mix a lot of things – from fruit to nuts – into a batch of brownies for added texture and flavor. You can also mix in a whole candy bar, which is what My Baking Addiction did to create these Twix Brownies. Regular brownie batter is prepared and it is filled with a layer of chopped up Twix bars. The candy bars’ combination ... Read More »

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Just about any cake that you can think of would be welcome at a party, but somehow a Margarita Cream Cake, like the one that The Galley Gourmet recently baked, sounds as though it might be the perfect party cake. The super creamy “cake” requires no baking and is made with whipped cream, cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk – and is flavored with margarita ... Read More »

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The spicy kick of wasabi is what makes it a favorite condiment for many people, and while you’ll often see it with sushi, it is becoming more and more common to see wasabi pop up other places these days. That said, it’s still surprising to see it in dessert form. Katie Cakes used it in these Wasabi and White Chocolate Cupcakes. A generous amount of ... Read More »

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Putting peanuts into a glass bottle of Coke (or Dr Pepper) is a Southern US tradition that many grew up with. If you didn’t grow up with that tradition, you can try it yourself or simply bake up a batch of Sprinkle Bakes‘s Coca-Cola Cupcakes with Salted Peanut Butter Frosting for a taste of these two flavors together. The chocolate cupcakes are made with real ... Read More »

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Easter may be over for this year, but the Easter Chick Cookies that Diamonds for Dessert made for the holiday are cute enough that you could get away wit making them any time. The cookies themselves are lemon honey butter cookies, and the dough is rolled into balls that are pressed together to form the chick bodies. They are also rolled in yellow-tinted shredded coconut ... Read More »

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Chocolate covered matzoh is a favorite treat for many of my friends at Passover, but it is only recently that that particular candy has started to seem a little more exciting as people take it a little more gourmet. The Matzo Toffee with Fleur de Sel that Whisk and Whimsy made up is a good example. A layer of buttery homemade toffee is spread over ... Read More »

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Rhubarb is a beautiful spring fruit that has a unique flavor, but is often paired with strawberries or other berries in desserts. Eat Little Bird‘s Rhubarb Custard Tea Cake beautifully showcases rhubarb, both its color and flavor. The dessert is a yellow cake that has a layer of custard that bakes right in the middle of it, giving you a dessert that is layered when ... Read More »

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