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Mini Buttermilk Bar Donuts

Mini Buttermilk Bar Donuts

Browsing through the case at a donut shop in the early morning is always a wonderful experience. Freshly fried donuts, sometimes still slightly warm from the fryer, tempt with sweet glazes, colorful sprinkles and their delicious aroma. I enjoy most types of donuts, but at a donut shop, I’m usually going to …

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Rainbow Sprinkle Palmiers

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Rainbow Sprinkle Palmiers
Rainbow sprinkles make everything a little more fun, from cakes to ice cream sundaes, and I’ve always had a soft spot for them. At one point in the not-too-distant past, rainbow sprinkles wouldn’t have made it into “fancier” desserts, but these days color is in and you can really get creative …

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Espresso Bear Claws with Chocolate Chips

Espresso Bear Claws with Chocolate Chips
I can’t remember the last time I had a really good bear claw. A bear claw is a type of pastry that originated in the US sometime in the early 20th century, getting its name from the partial slices made along one side of the curved pastry that resembled the claws of a …

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Lemon Curd Cream Puffs

Lemon Curd Cream Puffs
There is something wonderful about eating cream puffs – especially when those cream puffs are freshly baked and filled. Cream puffs are made with choux pastry, a plain and versatile french pastry dough that can be shaped and filled in a wide variety of different ways. These Lemon Curd Cream Puffs are a …

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Vanilla Sugar Palmiers

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Palmiers are one of those pastries that you can make to impress people, though they are extremely easy to put together. They have just two ingredients: sugar and puff pastry (though, of course, puff pastry requires butter and flour). The finished cookies are so crispy that they almost melt in your mouth, leaving …

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