Smores coffee cake

smores coffee cake recipe

So moist and tender, this smores coffee cake is filled with chocolate chips and topped with a layer of ooey gooey toasted marshmallows. Looking for a sweet treat to get you though the day or put a little magic in your afternoon? Have some coffee cake! I always wanted to know where does the name coffee… 

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Grilled pizza (how to) + cheese pizza dough recipe

grilled pizza recipe

Learn the secrets to perfecting grilled pizza by following these easy steps and get the recipe for my favorite cheese pizza dough. There’s no secret I love to bake but from time to time I turn off the oven and relax in a chair on out back deck and watch my husband firing up the grill. We… 

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Lemon bars

lemon bars recipe

So light and refreshing, these lemon bars make a great dessert all summer long or anytime you crave a buttery cookie crust topped with a luscious lemon cream filling  I’ve never been a lemon bars kind of girl. A look at my recipe index and you can easily guess I’m the girl who reaches for… 

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Chocolate caramel cake

chocolate caramel cake recipe

Light and airy, with a decadent crumb and a hint or caramel, this chocolate caramel cake makes a great accompaniment to a cup of coffee in the afternoon or after dinner.  I rely on a few cups of coffee most of the days. Although there are days I get so busy I simply don’t get… 

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Strawberry shortcake cake

strawberry shortcake cake recipe

This strawberry shortcake cake is a lovely change from the traditional strawberry shortcake. Layers of rich buttery cake filled with smooth cheesecake and chopped fresh strawberries. I’ve had strawberries on my mind lately. This time of the year the local farms open their gates for everyone to pick their own berries, the stores have the strawberries… 

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Chocolate glazed baked donuts

chocolate glazed baked donuts recipe

Soft, fluffy, cake like baked donuts topped with a bittersweet chocolate ganache are the perfect excuse to enjoy chocolate for breakfast. Both Tiffany and I love cuddling up and talk nonsense in the morning, especially on the weekends when there’s no rush to get out of the bed. Completely forgetting about my never ending chore… 

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Loaded chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

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Melting chocolate, creamy peanut butter, flavorful shredded coconut, crunchy pecans and chewy oats – all combined in these irresistible chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. My favorite season is fall. That might have something to do with my birthday, but mostly it has to do with my allergies. Me, spring and pollen are not good friends. Not at… 

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Sacher torte

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  I’ve discovered my love for baking little over 4 years ago and since than I had my shares of both failures and memorable recipes. Sometimes I try to improve the recipe, sometimes I just completely discard the thought of it. Today recipe started as a failure and turned out to be such an amazing… 

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Peanut butter and chocolate cake squares

peanut butter and chocolate cake recipe

Perfect for any occasion, this peanut butter and chocolate cake is so moist and delicious you’ll be making it over and over again. Although it looks like you worked all day, this cake is a breeze to make. Few weeks ago, on a unexpected sunny days after a week of rain I decided to do some spring cleaning…. 

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Cinnamon pear cake

cinnamon pear cake recipe

Moist and tender pear cake made with chucks of fresh pear nested in a cinnamon flavored tender cake. I’ve mentioned my mom several times on his blog. Most days I wish she took the time to show me how to cook and bake at early age, but some days I’m happy she didn’t. No matter… 

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Strawberry poke cake (made from scratch) and a $300 gift card giveaway

strawberry poke cake recipe imperial sugar

With its pretty red stripes, this made-from-scratch poke cake drenched in strawberry flavored syrup and topped with whipped topping will be a hit with everyone. Poke cake remind me of my mom. I can not see a recipe for poke cake and not think of her. If I close my eyes I see her pouring… 

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Chocolate coconut dessert

chocolate coconut dessert

Rich as a brownie but with a cake texture, this double chocolate coconut dessert is bursting with coconut flavor from both the coconut extract and coconut flakes. Top with toasted coconut flakes for a fancy look. Since I started this little blog of mine I’ve paired chocolate with so many ingredients I’ve lost count. Of course,… 

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Peach pie cake

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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… 

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Peanut butter chocolate cupcakes

peanut butter chocolate cupcakes recipe

Soft and tender peanut butter chocolate cupcakes bursting with peanut butter flavor and topped with a velvety chocolate frosting and peanut butter icing My name is Roxana and I’m a cookbook addict. I have like a gazillion 200 cookbooks. There are cookbooks in my kitchen, in my office, in the living room, in the bedroom…. 

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Sticky chocolate monkey bread (made from scratch)

homemade sticky chocolate filled monkey bread recipe

With a oozing chocolate and caramel surprise inside, this sticky monkey bread is made completely from scratch. You’ll never go back to using canned dough after trying this recipe. There’s something irresistible about a ooye gooey treat. No matter how hard I try to resist it, my will power is non-existent. Add to that some… 

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Caramel yogurt cake with caramel frosting

caramel yogurt cake with caramel frosting recipe

Soft and tender caramel yogurt cake topped with a rich silky caramel frosting. So easy to make you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a piece. I like to believe I’m not the only person obsessed with food. I’m always looking for new ingredients to use in my recipes. When I’m… 

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