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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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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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