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6 Great Carrot Cake Recipes to Celebrate Easter

6 Great Carrot Cake Recipes for Celebrating Easter

Carrot cake is one of my traditional bakes around Easter. As much as I love chocolate, I always like to serve a dessert (both at brunch and dinner) that doesn’t have chocolate in it to offer an alternative to, or a break from, the richness of Easter basket candy. These cakes and bakes all contain carrot and are wonderful desserts any time of the year, ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: No Knead Hot Cross Buns

Baking Bites for Craftsy: No Knead Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are an Easter tradition for many. The yeasted, spiced buns are decorated with a little cross as a symbol of Easter, though I know more than a few friends who simply consider them to be a yummy part of spring. Over on the Craftsy blog (it’s free!!), I’m sharing a recipe for my Easy, No-Knead Hot Cross Buns that will make a ... Read More »

Hot Cross Bun Muffins

Hot Cross Bun Muffins

Hot cross buns are an Easter tradition for many. The fluffy, spiced buns are made with a yeasted dough and typically include mix-ins like currants, raisins and candied citrus. They are one of those recipes that I only make once every year – and there are times that I skip them because I just don’t have the time. These Hot Cross Bun Muffins are a ... Read More »

Oreo Eggs, reviewed

Oreo Eggs, reviewed

A few months ago, I learned that Cadbury was selling Oreo creme-filled chocolate eggs in Canada. Some early pictures made it look as though the cookies n’ cream creme filling would be soft, much like that of a Cadbury creme egg, though pictures of the product in stores showed a firmer center. Oreo fans in the US began to clamor for a taste of this ... Read More »

5 Perfect Peep Desserts to Make for Easter

Easter Peeps S'mores Dip

Peeps are the best selling non-chocolate Easter candy out there and they have been beloved by sweet-toothed consumers since the 1950s. As a marshmallow fan, I always enjoy munching on colorful Peeps right out of the box around Easter, but they’re surprisingly fun ingredients to work with and you can make some great desserts using them. So pick up a few packs of Peeps before ... 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. ThisĀ 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 »

Cadbury Creme Egg Cookies, reviewed

Cadbury Creme Egg Cookies, reviewed

Cadbury Creme Eggs are one of the best selling candies of the Easter season. The traditional eggs have a milk chocolate shell and are filled with white and yellow fondant that resembles the interior of a “real” egg. They’re sweet and satisfying. Over the years, there have been several variations on the classic creme eggs. These include chocolate-filled eggs and caramel-filled eggs. This year, I ... 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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