Peach pie cake

A light summer cake with a citrus touch, this iced peach pie cake combines an easy one-bowl cake with a can of peach pie filling. 5 minutes of prep time, no mixer needed!
A light summer cake with a citrus touch, this iced peach pie cake combines an easy one-bowl cake with a can of peach pie filling. 5 minutes of prep time, no mixer needed!

Do you love personality quizzes? I used to take every possible quiz back in highschool. I was always curious and trying to find out more about myself. You never know what you might discover, right?

Now, tears passed and from time to time I still do a quick quiz. Just to relive highschool for 2 more minutes. Despite finding out what Disney character I should be, which town I should live in or who should play my life role, I’ve never thought about what “Which sweet treat am I?

Am I simple? Traditional? Sassy? or maybe Luxurious?

I do now know the answer. … 

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Strawberry banana split milkshake

Few weeks ago it may have seem like spring will never come, but finally the temperatures are slowly getting higher, in fact this weekend there are supposed to be 70′s. There may not be much, but it’s better than the high 30′s we had just few days ago.

This weekend we’re planning on having a big egg hunt in the backyard. My husband is planning on firing up the grill for the first time this year and our daughter is looking forward running around the backyard, finding the colorful eggs and enjoying the surprises.

Me? Most likely slurp on one of these strawberry banana split milkshakes…. 

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Fudgy Brownies with Candy Cane Frosting | Roxanashomebaking.com

Fudgy Brownies with Candy Cane Frosting

Do you know what day is today? I know it’s Thursday, but it’s the first Thursday from the 12 weeks of Christmas Treats Blog Hop, started by Brenda of Meal Planning Magic . If you’d like to join us, a handful of bloggers, please visit Brenda’s blog for details. I remember seeing the blog hope last year… 

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ricotta tart with honey and figs | roxanashomebaking.com

Ricotta tart with honey and figs

A creamy, sweet ricotta tart brushed with honey and decorated with flagrant fresh figs. Years ago, in my high-school years I always looking forward to the beginning of the school year. There was something that made me look forward to the end of summer. Something that was way better that all the summer vacation fun. It wasn’t the thought of my… 

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting | roxanashomebaking.com

Chocolate Layer Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting

I’ve been on a dulce-de-leche kick lately. I’ve swirled some into a Chocolate Dulce de Leche, brushed over an apple tart,  made thumbprint cookies, ate it straight from the can and to top everything I made this gorgeous Chocolate Layer Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting. This cake is probably the sweetest cake there is. The chocolate cake… 

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Tiffany playing

I’m not failing

Every other Wednesday a bunch of mothers get together at the church in my neck of the woods for a MOPS meeting. This year we have a wonderful discussion theme : Plunge, Love as if your life depends on it. This week we were talking about making and keeping relationships while struggling with motherhood.  While watching the… 

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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bread | Roxanashomebaking.com

Chocolate dulce de leche bread

Chocolate dulce de leche bread – soft, rich chocolate cake-like bread with dulce de leche swirls. An easy dessert for your morning cup of coffee, lunch break or after dinner treat.  I’m not a patient person. I almost never try recipes that require baking over 1 hour.  (bye bye meringues) It doesn’t matter how long… 

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Cardamom buns | Roxanashomebaking.com

Cardamom Coconut Buns

I’m often ask where to I get my inspiration from when baking. Sometimes from cookbooks and other blogs, sometimes from bakeries and restaurants, and few times by just cleaning out the pantry. You might think that all the recipes I share are just the result of my wonderful baking skills (I’m modest I know) but you’d be… 

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triple chocolate layer cake | Roxanashomebaking.com

Triple Chocolate Cake

This is the last cake I made for my birthday. Seems like every year my sweet tooth gets bigger and bigger. It just wasn’t satisfied enough with chocolate coffee cupcakes or brownie bottom cheesecake, a triple chocolate layer cake had to be baked! As I said earlier, all recipes came from the Chocolate cookbook I… 

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brownie bottom cheesecake | Roxanashomebaking.com

Brownie bottom cheesecake

Brownie Bottom Cheesecake – a creamy cheesecake baked on top of a rich, chocolate-y, fudgy brownie.  The best of both worlds in one irresistible dessert!  Chocolate Cheesecake is the best dessert ever! When I came to US years ago I wasn’t familiar with cheesecake, pies or even steakhouse bread. I knew the Romanian desserts (which… 

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chocolate coffee cupcakes | Roxanashomebaking.com

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Cheese Frosting

I tend to believe as one grows older has a harder time taking decisions. For example me. I have been making my own birthday cake for a couple of years now but this year I found it hard to pick one. I wanted a cake. A chocolate cake of course. Then I saw the perfect… 

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steakhouse bread | roxanashomebaking.com

Steakhouse Bread

We don’t go often to steakhouse. As vegetarian we need a good excuse to have dinner at Outback or another steakhouse but we do go there when we’re visiting family in South Carolina. My mother in law loves a good steak and there are several local restaurants that we go to every time we visit her. The… 

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