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If you’ve never had a bialy, you should definitely consider making a batch of Bialys with Caramelised Onion and Poppy Seeds to see what you’re missing. This batch of NY-city staples were baked by The Moonblush Baker. Bialys are chewy, bagel-like breads that are typically topped with onions and they are very popular in New York City, but tend to not be as well known ... Read More »

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The Pecan Toffee Coffee Cake from Katie at the Kitchen Door is not your average coffee cake. Baked in a bundt pan, this cake features in indulgent combination of flavors that would make this cake a good choice for dessert as well as for brunch. The cake itself is flavored with brown sugar, spices and vanilla, and it is packed with toffee bits. Throughout the cake, ... Read More »

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Rich, buttery pound cakes are great recipes to have in your repertoire, because there is never a bad time for a pound cake. They are also very versatile cakes and you can do a lot with a basic recipe. First Look, Then Cook baked a Pistachio Pound Cake, a lovely twist on a classic cake for pistachio lovers. The cake is lightly flavored with citrus, ... Read More »

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If you have ever bought a roll of phyllo dough at the store, certain you are going to use it soon – but discover that same roll of dough, unused, in the freezer months later, you should definitely bookmark The Wednesday Chef‘s Lazy Spanikopita, because it is a wonderful and completely non-intimidating way to put that roll of dough to good use. The spanikopita is ... Read More »

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Strawberry lemonade is lemonade that is spiked with a little bit of red fruit – such as strawberries – to give it a pink color and a little extra sweetness. The Brass Halo captured the flavor of this popular summer drink in a batch of Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes. The moist cupcakes themselves are lemon flavored. The “pink” comes in because they are topped off with ... Read More »

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There are foods that celebrate St Patrick’s Day, and these Irish Potato Cookies from Bake at 350 are a great example. These little cookies actually look like potatoes – but don’t worry, there are no potatoes in the cookie dough. They are no-bake cookies made with cream cheese, pecans and plenty of confectioners’ sugar. The dough is easy to shape and once you have formed ... Read More »

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When I was a kid, I always loved a party that had a piñata - and this Piñata Cake from A Subtle Revelry is an amazing version that should be a hit with “kids” of all ages. It is a cake that has been hollowed out and filled with a variety of little candies – just like a real piñata. The cake needs to be sculpted  but ... Read More »

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Crepes are a delicious and easy dessert to make, but the best part about them is that they are so versatile that you can fill them with anything from butter to berries to chocolate. Sips and Spoonfuls made a batch of crepes that are a bit more indulgent than your average batch. Maryams Chocolate Crepes are made with a little cocoa powder and a little vanilla ... Read More »

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