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Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Summer is in full swing and I saw lots of fresh fruit and ice cream in the blogging community this week. As usual, I narrowed it down to a few particularly tasty sounding recipes for this week’s Bites from other Blogs. When you think of shortcakes, you probably think about strawberry shortcakes, although other types of fruit can be used in them as well. A ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Bananas, peanut butter and honey are a great combination, and that is certainly true in the Peanut Butter Banana and Honey Upside Down Cake that Sarah Eats Austin recently baked. The cake is a dense and buttery peanut butter pound cake that has just enough peanut butter in it to give it that savory note that makes peanut butter so addictive. The batter is poured ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Strawberries are a wonderful berry to have with dessert, and they are often paired with cake or whipped cream. One place they’re not usually found is in a batch of cookies, but that is exactly where they are in Kirbie’s Cravings Strawberries and Cream Cookies. These cookies have both freeze dried strawberries and Lindt Strawberries and Cream white chocolate bars in a vanilla cookie dough. ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Firecracker popsicles are an ice cream truck staple, with layers of red, white and blue that look both delicious and refreshing. Becca Bakes made a homemade version of Firecracker Popsicles with layers of blueberry and strawberry popsicles, made with real fruit, sandwiching a layer of vanilla frozen yogurt. The popsicle is easy to layer, although there is a little waiting time as each layer freezes, and the look and ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Chocolate lovers should seriously consider trying Pretty Little Dishes‘ Chocolate Truffle Pie this summer. The rich pie features two different layers of chocolate – a truffle filling and a whipped chocolate mousse – topped off with light, fluffy whipped cream. The pie is especially good for the summer because it requires no baking and can be easily stored in the refrigerator, so you don’t need to ... Read More »

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Galettes are open faced tarts that are terrific for showcasing fresh summer fruits, and the Almond Apricot Galette from Confessions of a Bright Eyed Baker. To make the tart, a buttery pie crust is filled with a rich almond filling and topped off with lots of fresh apricots. A little bit of almond extract in the pastry dough helps to tie it in to the ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Chocolate chip cookie cereal is one of life’s guilty pleasures because we all know that it isn’t really cereal in the sense that bran flakes are cereal. It is a box of tiny cookies that you have permission to eat for breakfast. The only problem with cookie cereal is that it would be even more delicious if it was homemade – like Half Baked Harvest‘s ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

There must be hundreds of ways to use strawberries when they are in season. The hard part is deciding where to start, but one look at Une Gamine dans la Cuisine‘s Strawberry Hand Pies and the decision will get a little easier. This delicious looking pies are made with a fresh strawberry filling that is rich, sweet and jam-like. The filling is encased in a buttery, ... Read More »

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