Tres leches cake

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Tres leches cake is a sponge cake soaked in three types of milk – condensed milk, evaporated milk and, depending on the recipe, half and half, whole milk or heavy cream. Sometimes topped with whipped heavy cream, this rich sweet cake is a sample of the Latin cuisine. The first time I heard about tres leches cake… 

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Dulce de leche chocolate cheesecake bars

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Dulce de leche chocolate cheesecake bars – rich creamy caramel-y cheesecake topped with a thin layer of dulce de leche and chocolate ganache and a sprinkle of fleur de sel. The perfect sweet and salty treat! There’s no secret my favorite dessert is cheesecake. Chocolate cheesecake, if you want to narrow it down. I don’t have… 

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Coconut kisses chocolate bars

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Coconut creme kisses chocolate bars – Just like a magic bar but with a stronger coconut flavor and chocolate added to the graham crust Raise your hand if you have leftover Easter candy. I should probably raise both my hands. I still have leftover Halloween and Christmas candy. For me candy it’s mostly considered an… 

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Carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting

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Carrot cake cookies – just like a cake but in a soft, sweet cookie with a touch of spices and packed with grated carrots sandwiched with cream cheese frosting   Carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting. There’s something about carrot cake and Easter. For the last couple of weeks I see a carrot cake… 

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Romanian Easter bread – Pasca

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Pasca – Romanian Easter Bread. Sweet, soft, enriched yeast bread baked in a springform with a cheese filling inside After 7 weeks of fasting (abstinence from any kind of food derived from animals)  with Good Friday being the absolute fast (we’re not allowed to eat or drink anything the entire day) comes Easter, one of… 

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Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki

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Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki – soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread flavored with citrus and aniseed. Tsoureki it’s the famous Greek Easter bread. It’s soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread usually flavored with citrus, aniseed or mahlepi (sour cherry pits ground into powder). A couple of cooked red dyed eggs tucked between the braids, sprinkle some slivered… 

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Italian Easter bread – Pane di Pasqua

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Pane di Pasqua (Italian Easter breads) fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon zest and a touch of ground aniseed Last week Italian Easter Pie, now Italian Easter Bread. These Italian Easter breads are fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon… 

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Italian Easter pie

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Italian Easter pie – sweet, creamy, light ricotta pie with chocolate chips and a touch of orange. Every time I see a cheesecake recipe my heart skips a beat. My all time favorite dessert is chocolate cheesecake and if I have to choose a recipe from my blog as a favorite I’d probably go with the brownie bottom cheesecake. This… 

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Cadbury creme egg brownies

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Rich, fudgy and totally addictive, these Cadbury creme eggs brownies will be the first to disappear from your Easter table. The ultimate Easter dessert!  There’s a new movie coming up this Easter season. Very similar with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory only this one is called Roxana and the Cadbury Creme Eggs Factory.  If I have to… 

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Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs

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Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs – just like a melt-in-you-mouth peanut butter cookie with an extra peanut butter touchI’ve been meaning to use Reese’s colorful Easter Eggs in baking since I saw them on the shelves just before Valentine’s day. Of course I ate a few bags before I actually used… 

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Chocolate cake with mint buttercream

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Chocolate cake with mint buttercream frosting. Although we don’t celebrate St. Patrick’ day,  green is my favorite color and I could not let this Irish holiday pass without sharing one recipe with you. And since this is my only St. Patrick’ day related post I thought I go grande and celebrate with a Chocolate Layer… 

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

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Chocolate cupcakes flavored with Almond Joy coffee creamer and topped with silky smooth coconut frosting and a Raffaello Almond Coconut candy. Chocolate and Valentine’s day do hand in hand. They are just meant to stick together. Like peanut butter and jelly or Christmas and Santa. Of course when it comes to chocolate there are so… 

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Red velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese frosting

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Red velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese frosting – Soft, cake-like red velvet cookies sandwiched with a smooth sweet cream cheese frosting I have a confession to make, or two. This was the first time I make whoopie pies or anything red velvet. This year is the year or trying something new, something I’m not familiar with,… 

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Peanut butter cake with peanut butter frosting

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Light peanut butter cake with the best peanut butter frosting and chopped peanut butter cups. Deliciousness in every bite. If you’re a peanut butter lover or your loved one is a peanut butter fanatic, I’ve got you covered! Peanut butter cake with chopped peanut butter cups and peanut butter frosting! Hello peanut butter fix! This… 

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Nutella cupcakes with Nutella frosting

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Nutella cupcakes – moist, tender, sweet cupcakes with lots of Nutella flavor topped with a smooth, creamy Nutella frosting Today is National Nutella Day and there was no way I could have missed this opportunity of sharing another Nutella treat with you. Nutella infused cupcakes with Nutella frosting! Prepare yourself for a truly irresistible Nutella deliciousness. Who am I… 

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Nutella Truffles

Nutella Truffles from Roxanashomebaking.com A rich, smooth, creamy mixture of chocolate, cream, butter, chopped hazelnuts and heavenly Nutella. Easy and totally foolproof

Nutella Truffles – a rich, smooth, creamy mixture of chocolate, cream, butter, chopped hazelnuts and heavenly Nutella. Easy and totally foolproof February is the chocolate month. Everywhere you turn you see boxes of chocolate candy, chocolate bars, chocolate this, chocolate that so it should come to no surprise this month secret ingredient to our chocolate… 

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