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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Oatmeal breakfast bread

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Oatmeal breakfast bread packed with rolled oats, walnuts and raisins for a fueling and satisfying breakfast *This post is sponsored by Red Star Yeast. Oatmeal is my go-to breakfast Monday to Friday. Although I’m a stay-at-home Mom with a stay-at-home kid most of the days I don’t have all the time in the world to… 

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Caramel kisses brownies

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Caramel kisses brownies – rich, fudgy, ooey-gooey brownies with chewy edges and packed with Caramel Hershey’s Kisses How do you like your brownie? Fudgy? Cake-y? Filled with chocolate goodness? With or without nuts?  Jam-packed with Hershey’s Kisses? Right now, I’d take any of them, as long as they are brownies. My schedule for the rest of the week… 

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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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Ricotta and orange blintzes

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Ricotta and orange blintzes – baked thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta with a touch of orange Thin crepes filled with sweet ricotta cheese and a little touch of orange zest, also known as blintzes. Our breakfast yesterday. I’m not a pancake person. I love pancakes but if I have to make my own I prefer… 

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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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Nutella Magic Bars

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Nutella Magic Bars – oozing Nutella, melted chocolate, crunchy hazelnuts and a buttery crust in one irresistible bar Today we’ll be doing some magic. As in you close your eyes and count till 10 while I hide and eat the whole pan of these Nutella magic bars in a heart beat. I’ve made a couple… 

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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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Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin

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Potatoes au gratin loaded with cheese, cream and garlic. An easy no fuss no mess delicious weeknight meal. Today we’re talking dinner. Savory. Creamy cheesy garlicy potatoes. Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin. My friend Kita organized Pass the Cook Book Club. The idea behind the club is to dust off the cookbooks and actually test… 

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Caramel chocolate fudge brownie cookies

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Caramel chocolate fudge brownie cookies – rich chocolate-y cookies loaded with chopped mini rolos and gooey caramels Ever since we started the Chocolate Party in September I’ve been day dreaming about upcoming treats. It’s a hard decision what secret ingredient to choose each month. There are LOTS of irresistible chocolate combos. In my head I have everything… 

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Braided easy egg bread

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Braided easy egg bread – Pillow-y soft, enriched with both eggs and butter and slightly sweet. Great at breakfast or at dinner. Before I say something else, yes, that is a ginormous braid. But that didn’t matter much. We all took a piece after another piece until all was gone in less than a day. I’m actually… 

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars – Warm out of the oven, soft cookie streusel topping, rich melting chocolate, ooey gooey caramel and fudgy brownie cookie – 4 layers in one bite I love going shopping but I have staying in line waiting for my turn to pay. It’s not the wait that I hate, so to speak,… 

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Eggless ricotta carrot cake

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An easy recipe from eggless ricotta carrot cake.  The ricotta cheese and shredded carrot make this cake soft and tender with a spicy kick from the cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger Carrot cake is one of those cakes I rarely make, for obvious reasons : there’s no chocolate involved. With chocolate bags and bars overflowing my pantry it’s always easier to whip… 

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