Strawberry Shortcake and Buttery Toasted Pound Cake

Strawberry Shortcake and Buttery Toasted Pound Cake

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Strawberry Shortcake and Buttery Toasted Pound Cake
Strawberry Shortcake flavors for the summer and served family style! Strawberry shortcake. I mean what can be better for a summer dessert than dollops of whipped cream, fresh sweet strawberries, and pound cake? It must be one of the simplest desserts out there, but I’m throwing a strawberry shortcake curveball at ya’ll. These squares of… […]
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Cookies and Cream Coffee Cake

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Cookies and Cream Coffee Cake
A light and buttery coffee cake flavored with cookies and cream protein shake and topped with crushed Oreo cookies! This post is sponsored by Premier Protein. Hands in the air and waving them around like crazy! That’s because I’m excited to begin a new partnership with Premier Protein, a brand delivering good nutrition through shakes,… […]
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Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Tahini Shortbread Crust

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Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Tahini Shortbread Crust
This holiday season, step up your cheesecake game with this decadent Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Tahini Shortbread Crust! Same delicious cheesecake you know and love, but with a  subtle goat cheese flavor. I topped ours with a ruby-red cranberry vanilla topping and it was sublime.  It’s never to early to plan your holiday menu. And by holiday menu, I […]
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Homemade White Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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Homemade White Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
This Homemade White Cake is made from scratch using a homemade white cake mix. With ingredients you can pronounce, this homemade cake is deliciously moist and tender and frosted with layers of sweet vanilla buttercream frosting. Just add sprinkles! I turned 37 this past Tuesday. So on Monday, I made my own cake because birthdays should […]
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Homemade White Cake Mix

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Homemade White Cake Mix
Store-bought cake mixes are a thing of the past~ this Homemade White Cake Mix can be thrown together in literally no time whatsoever and can be used right away or made in advance and stored in your refrigerator until your ready to bake. Homemade white cake at your fingertips! Did you know cake mix can easily be […]
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookie Butter Bars

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookie Butter Bars
These Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars are laced with speculoos cookie butter and a crunchy cookie butter crust! I’ve been trying to hold off on bringing pumpkin to the blog but I think as soon as September hits, all bets are off. It’s time and ain’t nobody stepping in my way, especially when it coms to pumpkin… […]
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Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

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Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars make the most delicious healthy snack or dessert and are packed with fresh strawberries, rolled oats, and whole wheat flour. They rival your favorite coffee shop oat bars with only 100 calories per square. In my early twenties, after a tough day of work, my roommate and I would always stop […]
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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits
I love dessert recipes that are quick and easy, and they get serious bonus points if I don’t have to turn on my oven. These light and delicious No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits are perfect for a crowd-pleasing, easy to prepare dessert that takes just minutes to throw together. The best part is that these flavorful […]
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars
These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars are the perfect healthier replacement for your favorite cookies or brownies and are packed with protein and fiber. I love peanut butter. A lot. Peanut butter is a natural and inexpensive way to add nutrition to baked goods. Peanut butter packs a lot of protein and flavor that […]
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Lightened Up King Cake

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Lightened Up King Cake
One of my favorite traditions each year is to make a King Cake to celebrate Mardi Gras. The King Cake tradition came originally from medieval France and Spain. Later, it was celebrated in Louisiana, where Creoles celebrated the king’s ball with a fancy cake in which a bean had been placed randomly inside. According to […]
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Nigella’s Chocolate Guinness Cake

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Nigella’s Chocolate Guinness Cake
Nigella’s chocolate Guinness cake has been on my bucket list for y-e-a-r-s. Because Guinness + chocolate + cake = my dream dessert and there’s no other cake that is more worthy or more perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Guinness stout and chocolate collide in a moist, chocolatey cake. I love that this is not a layered […]
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Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

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Double Chocolate Loaf Cake
Light Double Chocolate Loaf Cake filled with chunks of dark chocolate and topped with a rich chocolate ganache. I actually know some people who don’t like chocolate and that’s okay. We all have our likes and dislikes. I don’t like lettuce and tomato on my burgers, they take up too much real estate that could… […]
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Peppermint Mocha Layer Cake

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Peppermint Mocha Layer Cake
With less than a week till the Christmas holiday, I know we’re all rushing to finish last minute tasks. What better way to procrastinate than by tossing responsibility aside and baking a stunning seasonal layer cake? But wait! This may just check something off your to do list after all, if you are bringing something […]
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Crab Cakes Benedict with Avocado

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Crab Cakes Benedict with Avocado
Show of hands – who loves brunch? Pretty much everyone, right? Of course, since kids, a leisurely brunch is no later than 9 a.m. but still…who can resist it? We dine out for our fair share of brunches, and probably your fair share too, but we could stand to make it more often at home. […]
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Love Letter Tuxedo Cake with Stamped Wafer Paper Technique

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Love Letter Tuxedo Cake with Stamped Wafer Paper Technique
It feels a little crazy to be talking about Valentine's Day already but here we are, less than a month away! I've always supported the idea that this holiday should be for all kinds of love and not just the romantic sort. It should be celebrated elementary school-style. That means you buy a box of […]
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Bottle of Sprinkles Cake (Homemade Funfetti Sheet Cake)

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Bottle of Sprinkles Cake (Homemade Funfetti Sheet Cake)
Well friends, we made it. Happy 2017! Each first day of January I find myself thinking about goals I'd like to achieve. I have a few hopes and aspirations for the blog this year but when I get right down to it, my focus is pretty narrow. I just want to find little moments of […]
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Triple Chocolate Devil's Food Cupcakes

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Triple Chocolate Devil's Food Cupcakes
Is there anything left for me to say about these cupcakes that the pictures don't already communicate? Maybe not, so I'll let them do most of the talking in this blog post. I'll just add that they are delightfully rich with hot fudge-drizzled dark chocolate buttercream. All of that richness sits atop lightly sweet black […]
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Fruity Pebbles Crispy Treat Cake

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Fruity Pebbles Crispy Treat Cake
Ah, Fruity Pebbles. My childhood in a bowl. I'm still fond of this cereal. My favorite part is the purplish-grey milk that's left behind after all of the pebbles have been eaten. It's a last sip of super-sweet concentrated cereal flavor, which is delicious despite how weird it looks. This was my first time making […]
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Blood Orange Winter Watercolor Cake

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Blood Orange Winter Watercolor Cake
Winter citrus holds a kind of magic that is the antidote to dismal days. It doesn't take much, sometimes just a wheel of Meyer lemon floating in my Earl Grey is a fine pick-me-up. Blood oranges are my favorite of all the winter citrus. They tend to be extra-aromatic and their gorgeous ruddy peels hint […]
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Chocolate Chip Double Bundt Cake

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Chocolate Chip Double Bundt Cake
I've made this bundt cake countless times, so it's hard to believe that I've never shared it with you before now! The batter molds beautifully in ornate bundt pans and the baked cake is cotton-soft in the middle. Brown sugar and mini chocolate chips sweeten the cake, so it tastes much like a chocolate chip cookie!Continued, […]
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