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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 »

Irish Cream Egg Cream

Irish Cream Egg Cream

The other day, I showed you how to make classic Chocolate Egg Cream at home. These soda fountain treats were all the rage back when the counter at the local pharmacy was the hottest spot in town to hang out – and they still have plenty of fans today. Despite the name, egg creams contain neither egg nor cream. They’re made with chocolate syrup, milk ... Read More »

Chocolate Banana Hand Pies

Chocolate Banana Hand Pies

These hand pies combine two delicious flavors for a dessert that is both decadent and easy to make. My Chocolate Banana Hand Pies are stuffed with slices of banana and chocolate chips. While those two ingredients might not sound particularly impressive on their own, they come together like a match made in heaven. In the oven, the bananas soften and their flavor intensifies. The chocolate ... Read More »

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata

Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata

I’ll eat fresh asparagus any time I can get it (except, of course, for dessert) and I tend to eat quite a bit of it during the spring when it has just come into season and is at its best. This Asparagus & Goat Cheese Frittata is an excellent breakfast or brunch option for asparagus fans who want to make the most of this delicous ... Read More »

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