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Bites from other Blogs

It looks like something straight out of a five-star restaurant, but Tartelette‘s White Chocolate, Vanilla Bean Cardamom Mousse and Raspberry Layers Recipe is really both a simple and elegant dessert. It starts off with a thin square of white chocolate, which is topped with puffs of mousse and fresh raspberries. Another layer of chocolate, followed by more mouse and berries, and a final chocolate square ... Read More »

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As a fan of coconut and lemon, the Coconut-Lemon Loaf with Coconut-Lemon Glaze from Noble Pig sounds extremely tempting. The quick bread is bursting with zesty flavor from lemon extract and fresh zest. Both are easy ways to boost the lemon flavor in a recipe, because where a bread might need quite a bit of lemon juice to really infuse the flavor, a small amount ... Read More »

Baking Bites in the Best 50 Food Blogs in the World

Top 50 Food Blogs

The UK’s Times Online, which is the online version of The Times newspaper, ran a big article on the world of food blogging this week and included their picks for the 50 Best Food Blogs in the World – a list that included Baking Bites, along with many other wonderful sites. It’s an honor to be recognized, and I want to say congrats to the ... Read More »

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Bananas foster is a slightly old-fashioned (retro, of course!) dessert that consists of bananas that are cooked in a rich caramel sauce, doused in rum and set alight. It’s delicious and entertaining, and is generally served with vanilla ice cream. At Culinary Concoctions by Peabody, bananas foster are used the inspiration for a really kicked up Bananas Foster Bread Pudding. The bread pudding includes bananas, ... Read More »

Baking Bites in People Magazine!

My recipes in people magazine!

My homemade girl scout cookies have hit the big time. They’re in print – and not just on Baking Bites! People Magazine’s country music special issue (released this month) has a three page feature that includes my three most popular girl scout cookie recipes: Do-Si-Dos, Samoas and Thin Mints. The recipes have been slightly simplified from the versions posted here, so they’re a bit less ... Read More »

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Chocolate lava cakes, also known as molten-center chocolate cakes, are known for their oozy richness. Cakespy‘s Lava Cookies don’t quite have the same level of ooziness as their cake predecessors, but if you serve them warm you can still get a very satisfying mouthful of melty chocolate. The cookies are simple, using lots of chocolate chips and a a relatively small amount of flour in ... Read More »

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One of the reasons I’ve always been a tiramisu fan is that I love coffee, and the espresso-heavy dessert delivers a lot of coffee flavor. I rarely see it in other iterations, but there’s no reason why you can’t have a little variety with tiramisu in the same way you cane with other desserts. House of Annie made an “Asianified” Green Tea Tiramisu using matcha ... Read More »

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Chocolate mousse is a great way to end a meal, but it can feel a bit heavy because it is so rich, even though the mousse itself might be fluffy in texture. Adding a hint of mint in an After Dinner Mint Mouse as Nami Nami did, lightens up the flavor and gives you a refreshing finish to dinner. The mousse actually uses After Eight ... Read More »

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