Christmas vanilla roll cake

Christmas vanilla cake rolls recipe

A simple vanilla roll cake with red and green dots and spirals of creamy buttercream is the perfect dessert for Christmas parties. This spiral cake has always caught my attention. Although it carries different names depending from country to country, I find roll cakes prettier than a layer cake. Plus, not to mention they are… 

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Coconut dried fruit bread

Coconut Dried Fruit Quick Bread

A simple, yet delicious quick bread packed with dried fruit and bursting with coconut flavor. Make this dried fruit bread as a holiday gift for friends or family, or simply enjoy some with a hot cup of coffee. Thanks to GO Veggie! and Kitchen PLAY for helping me share this recipe and a fun giveaway… 

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25 recipes to Christmas round-up and Santa’s coming to town

It’s been a fun month.  I can’t believe the #25recipestoXmas it’s over. There have been cookies, cakes, tart, cupcakes, loaves of bread. I’m getting hungry just looking at them.   I would like to thank to my wonderful bakers who helped me bringing you all these treats. Kristina of Spabettie Liz of That Skinny Chick… 

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Gingerbread roll cake #25recipestoXmas

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Moist gingerbread roll cake filled with spiced creamy filling. A delicious twist on the traditional Christmas gingerbread cake I remember watching mom rolling up, using a damp tea towel, the pan-sheet cake she just took out of the oven. We were too small and could not understand where she had hidden the filling since we… 

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Christmas peppermint candy ricotta cheesecake

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Velvety ricotta cheesecake mixed with crushed peppermint candy and topped with a layer of white chocolate ganache, Christmas candy and sprinkles. Years ago, before I had Tiffany you’d find me in the local bookstore with a book, a coffee and a sweet treat. It was a nice way to enjoy an afternoon, get out of… 

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Stollen #25recipestoXmas

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A sweet German yeast bread, stollen is packed with rum soaked fruit and marzipan and dusted with powder sugar for a winter look. Yes, another yeast Christmas bread. This time we’re talking a trip to Germany to enjoy a slice of Stollen also known as Weihnachtsstollen or Christstollen. Stollen, in a quick definition, is the yeast version of the American… 

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Chocolate bites with @pier1 Tasting Party™ Collection #25recipestoXmas

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Christmas is just few days away and the closer it gets the more party invitations we receive in the mail. Most of them are for Christmas Eve, only a few for Christmas day. Unfortunately we won’t be able to attend any. We’ve already made Christmas commitments and since those involve a lot of traveling we’ve decide to celebrate Christmas a little… 

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Romanian dried fruit swirl bread #25recipestoXmas

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A brioche like bread, rich from the butter and eggs with a soft crumb this dried fruit swirl bread baked around the holidays Today’s post is hard to write. I’ve had a couple of attempts but after few short sentences the teary eyes forced me to think of something else. I’m a very emotional person… 

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Cream cheese dried fruit bread #25recipestoXmas

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Sweet, soft and fluffy yeast dried fruit bread made with cream cheese and dusted with powder sugar for Christmas breakfast or brunch When I first had the #25recipestoXmas idea I thought I’d share a week filled with holiday loaves of bread. Nothing wrong with it, right? As the time was approaching I got to a conclusion,… 

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Eggnog cupcakes with chocolate cream cheese frosting #25recipestoXmas

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Last year it was the first time I tried eggnog. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I wasn’t impress. I didn’t feel it was something I see myself drinking while chatting with my friends and family and having a great time. But I love baking with eggnog. I love the nutmeg sweet flavor it gives to baked goods. I have tried… 

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Pignolata #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s Christmas treats are brought by Lora of Cake Duchess. I’ve been known Lora since I start blogging and she never cease to amaze me with her creativity. She’s very creative in her baking, but our love for homemade bread is what made us close friends. With recipes like “No knead dinner rolls” , “Marbled chocolate… 

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Citrus cranberry cake #25recipestoXmas

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Today we’re breaking the traditional, just a little bit.  Don’t get me wrong, I still love chocolate and peppermint, but a change is good. Who says a cake has to be round? No one! Who says a Christmas dessert can’t be a citrus cranberry cake which are in season right now? No one! Exactly my point…. 

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Greek Yogurt Pound Bundt Cake #25recipestoXmas

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Say “hello” to my very first successful bundt cake. Yes, I just said successful. For others removing the cake might seem like a breeze, for me it was a deal-breaker. I’ve tried lots times and different tricks to remove the cake from the pan without a piece of two stuck to the pan. At one time I had given… 

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Chocolate-Peppermint Bundt Cake #25recipestoXmas

Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake

Today’s cake is brought by Laura of Tutti Dolci – All Sweets. I know Laura just for a couple of months but with a blog called “All Sweets” you know it’s going to be love at first sight. With recipes like Brown Butter and Chocolate Chip Malt Cookies and Raspberry Cake with Chambord Glaze you’ll… 

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White Chocolate Cranberry Tart #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s Christmas dessert is brought by Kate of Diethood. If you don’t know Kate (although I doubt since she’s very popular in the blogging world and sweeter than sugar) no, her blog has nothing to do with a diet. With recipes like Macarons with Lemon Buttercream Filling or Mojito Doughnuts you’ll forget about your New Year Resolution in… 

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Christmas Devil’s Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting #25recipestoXmas

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It’s Christmas time. Don’t give me that look, Christmas is only two weeks away!! I love ADORE Christmas. There’s nothing in this world more beautiful than the Christmas holidays. Everyone seems to be in a better mood, smiling and singing cheerful music. I love going out in the evening and look at the decorations around… 

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