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Chocolate Tangerine Pound Cake

Chocolate Tangerine Pound Cake

Tangerines have a unique sweetness that sets them apart from other oranges. They’re considered to be less sour and less tart than other oranges, even when oranges are generally perceived to be some of the least tart fruits of the citrus family. That sweetness makes them delicious for eating out of hand and that means that there aren’t all that many recipes that specifically call ... Read More »

Bite-Sized Lemon Curd Tarts

Bite-Sized Lemon Curd Tarts

Lemon desserts are always popular in my house. The sweet-tart flavor of lemon cakes and other goodies is addictive – especially when, like me, you’re a big citrus fan in the first place. These Bite-Sized Lemon Curd Tarts showcase lemon in a tiny little tart shell that is almost too cute to eat. Almost. I baked these tarts are in mini muffin pans, which are just ... Read More »

Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

One of the things that I love about bar cookies is that they are so quick and easy to make. Unlike regular drop cookies, there is no need to shape the dough or to bake in small batches. All you need to do is press the dough into your pan and bake. These Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are sure to satisfy any chocolate chip ... Read More »

Funfetti Belgian Waffles

Funfetti Belgian Waffles

Funfetti cakes are always crowd-pleasers, whether the people eating them are 5 or 95. The colorful cakes convey a sense of fun that few other cakes do  - and they’re delicious, as well. Cakes aren’t the only baked goods that you can add some edible confetti to. These Funfetti Belgian Waffles allow you to bring some of that fun into breakfast by adding rainbow sprinkles to ... Read More »

Easter Peeps S’mores Dip

Easter Peeps S'mores Dip

Gooey, rich s’mores are one of my favorite summer treats. They’re traditionally made over the campfire, but you can melt your marshmallows over any heat source available. This Easter Peeps S’mores Dip is made in the oven and it is a version of s’mores that can be shared by a big group easily – and it has a colorful twist on classic s’mores because it uses ... Read More »

Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal with Raspberries & Nectarines

Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal with Raspberries & Nectarines

I recently got a copy of Crissy Tiegen’s new cookbook Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat. The book has a fun mix of recipes – but more on that when I dedicate a full post to it – and the one for Yellow Cake Baked Oatmeal caught my eye immediately. The recipe combined a popular dessert option (yellow cake) with a ... Read More »

Carrot Cake Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Streusel

Carrot Cake Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Streusel

Carrot cakes are almost always served with a generous layer of cream cheese frosting. There is no denying that the frosting is delicious, but I’ve had cakes where there is so much frosting that it starts to take away from the cake – and carrot cake is delicious even without frosting. To turn a classic carrot cake into a delicious and frosting-free brunch option, I ... Read More »

Irish Cream and Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Irish Cream and Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Irish cream is a liqueur made with Irish whiskey that has notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla. It’s distinctive and delicious – which is what makes Bailey’s, the best known brand, the best selling liqueur in the world. Bailey’s (and other Irish creams) can be mixed into cocktails or enjoyed on their own. They’re also great ingredients to bake with because their flavor translates well ... Read More »

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