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I’d say it was just the effect of my tropical vacation that made Desserts for Breakfast‘s Passionfruit Whoopie Pies appeal to me, but the truth is that I like passionfruit any time. These chocolaty whoopie pies sandwich a creamy, fruity filling that is made with vanilla frosting and passion fruit curd. The curd is homemade, with passion fruit juice or passion fruit nectar (which you ... Read More »

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Hummingbird cake has a sweet name and an even sweeter flavor, using bananas, pineapple, cinnamon, pecans and vanilla in a cake that really is unlike any other. Paris Pastry‘s Hummingbird Cake is a beautiful, layered afair that makes a great party cake. The ultra-moist cake is topped off with cream cheese frosting that goes well with all the fruity flavors in the cake itself. This ... Read More »

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Easter is right around the corner, and while you can buy a bunch of chocolate eggs, you can also follow along with Not Martha‘s instructions for making Chocolate Easter Surprise Eggs. These treats are hollow chocolate eggs made by filling real, hollowed out eggshells with melted chocolate. A few candies and other little goodies inside of the hollow eggs make these a lot like Kinder ... Read More »

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Although they’re baked in a special mold, madelines are really little more than small cakes and bakers shouldn’t be intimidated to take them on. Annie’s Eats recently whipped up a simple batch of Coconut Madelines. The recipe is quick and easy to make, and produces a tender cake that has lots of shredded coconut inside. It also uses just a little coconut extract (rum might ... Read More »

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Food Blogga‘s Banana Apple Cardamom Cake with Cardamom Icing sounds like it might be a simple cake – and it is easy to make – but it is far from simple where flavor is involved. The cake includes lots of spices, vanilla, honey, shredded coconut, coconut milk, raisins, apples and nuts. It has something for just about everyone, and the nice thing about it is ... Read More »

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Croissants, brioche and other french pastries are a good way to start off the morning, but one of my other favorite breakfast pastries is the Pastelito. Pastelitos are Cuban pastries that have a guava and cheese filling. 5 Star Foodie made a batch of Pastelitos at home, starting with a layer of puff pastry and filling it with a mixture of cream cheese and guava ... Read More »

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Usually, one of the best parts about eating waffles is getting to douse them with maple syrup as you eat. My Baking Addiction‘s Maple Chip Waffles infuse some maple right into the batter. Maple Chips look like brown sugar-colored chocolate chips and have an intense maple flavor to them, so you get a little bit in every bite of whatever you mix them into. Naturally, ... Read More »

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From time to time, I’ve spotted miniature bananas in the supermarket. These minis are about 1/4 the size of a regular banana, making them almost too cute to eat. So what do you do with these? You could try making Cook Almost Anything‘s Senorita Banana Fritters. These teeny bananas are coated with breadcrumbs and coconut, then deep fried until crispy, tender and sweet. Since you ... Read More »

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