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Donut fans will definitely like the Baked Lemon Ricotta Donuts from Technicolor Kitchen. These yeast donuts are made with a soft, tender dough that is filled with a creamy lemon-ricotta filling before being baked in the oven until golden. Like these Sugar Donut Muffins, the donuts are dipped in butter and rolled in sugar after baking to give them a crisp exterior that is very ... Read More »

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A caprese salad is a great use of fresh-from-the-vine tomatoes. The salad is made by stacking thick slices of tomato with rounds of mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves. The Cookin Canuck turned this salad into a bread recipe that is just as suitable for summertime. Caprese Olive Oil Bread has sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella (in the form of tiny bocconcini balls) and fresh basil ... Read More »

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I have always been a big fan of the chocolate, vanilla and strawberry combination of neapolitan ice cream. See You In The Morning took that flavor combination out of the freezer and put it into cake form, a Neapolitan Bundt Cake. The cake starts out as a moist, sour cream bundt cake. The batter is divided and cocoa powder and dark chocolate are added to ... Read More »

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If you ever find yourself in need of a dessert that is typically Canadian, look no further than the Maple Ice Cream and Beaver Tails that Lemon Drop put together. A beaver tail is a oval piece of fried dough that is coated in cinnamon sugar before serving. The homemade maple ice cream is made with a generous amount of pure maple syrup, giving it ... Read More »

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There is never a bad time for apple pie, but a lighter option can definitely be a good thing when the weather heats up. Delicious Inspiration‘s Ginger Honeyed Apple and Apricot Phyllo Pie uses layers of buttery phyllo dough to create a light and flaky crust for apple pie. The phyllo is a great twist on a classic crust and, since you can buy it, ... Read More »

Judging the 2011 Ice Cream Cupcake Contest

Ice Cream Cupcake Contest: Honey Hazelnut

Ice cream cakes are a delicious dessert and can be even better when they come in a smaller, cuter cupcake size. This is party because you can actually be more creative with cupcakes than you can with full sized cakes, as my own Root Beer Float Cupcakes demonstrate because they work perfectly in a cupcake package. So, I was honored to be asked to judge ... Read More »

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Biko is a Filipino coconut sticky rice cake that is not unlike a cupcake made out of sweet, brown sugar-flavored rice pudding. Cupcake Project actually made some Biko Cupcakes wit Mango Sorbet by making a big batch of coconut sticky rice, dividing it into silicone cupcake liners and baking the “cakes” until they were rich and caramelized around the edges. These rice cakes are gluten ... Read More »

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What better way to start off summer with some Strawberry Blueberry Pudding Pops from Taste and Tell. These pops start out with a vanilla pudding base that is flavored with fresh strawberries and fresh blueberries, then layered into pop molds to form brightly colored frozen treats that are the perfect solution to a hot summer day. The basic recipe here calls for instant pudding, which ... Read More »

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