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Sometimes, cake is nothing more than a frosting delivery device. Sometimes, if you have a frosting that is unusually good, you want to skip the cake altogether. The Novice Chef Blog had this happen after making a batch of Butterfinger Swiss Meringue Buttercream. This light-yet-creamy frosting is rich with butter flavor and full of chopped up Butterfinger candy bars. Butterfingers shatter when chopped, leaving you ... Read More »

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I’m a fan of the restaurant Ad Hoc, and fortunately you can make many of their delicious recipes in your own kitchen, thanks to the cookbook, Ad Hoc at Home. Treats made Ad Hoc’s White Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting for an upcoming special occasion. The cupcakes are light and buttery, and unlike many other cupcakes, they’re actually good enough to eat unfrosted. The creamy ... Read More »

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The name of the Sticky Fingers Bars that Ezra Pound Cake made up sounds very promising as a dessert, but doesn’t reveal much about what you’re going to get when you bite into to one. These bars are over the top treats that start with a buttery crust studded with peanuts and bits of Snickers bars (yes, the candy bar), topped with a sweet syrupy ... Read More »

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If you’re looking for something to bake for your Valentine, these Valentine Heart Cookies from The Knead for Speed should do the trick. They’re brown sugar cookies with bright red hearts baked right in – so you get a valentine right in the cookie itself! The secret here is to make the red hearts separately and press them into the brown sugar cookies as you ... Read More »

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Coca Cola is a surprisingly versatile ingredient. You might think of it only as a drink, but it can be a great addition to barbecue sauce, chocolate cake or even to a Mini Cherry Cola Kugelhopfs, like those that Maison Cupcake recently made. These miniature ring cakes are made with cherry cola, which gives them a uniquely sweet flavor and compliments the chocolate in the ... Read More »

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When a whole pie is just too much, perhaps a smaller dessert might be in order – like the Mini Banana Cream Pies that Jumbo Empanadas baked up. These tarts are very simple and consist of layers of custard and sliced bananas. The tarts are each about the size of a single sliced banana, too! If you have a kitchen torch, take a moment to ... Read More »

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Sweet Cherrie Pie‘s Devil’s Food Hot Dogs might look like appetizer-sized savory sausages, but these little treats are actually made of cake! The dogs themselves are made with devil’s food chocolate cake that has been broken down and reshaped into links. The dogs are placed on choux pastry buns, which have a very realistic look to them, and they’re topped off with a drizzle of ... Read More »

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Eat Good 4 Life‘s Cheesecake Flan is a great twist on regular flan for fans of the custardy dessert, and a great twist on cheesecake for cream cheese lovers! The cheesecake is made just like a flan, with a layer of rich caramel on the bottom of the pan that infuses the dessert with flavor. The cheesecake is inverted before serving, giving it a flan-like ... Read More »

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