Black and red raspberry vanilla scones

raspberry vanilla scones recipe

Delicate and sweet, these vanilla scones with lots of black and red specks from the fresh raspberries are a great treat for breakfast or with a cup of tea in the afternoon. Scones are one of my favorite weekend morning treat. Although I do love a good donut or a muffin with my cup of… 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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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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Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet

Creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet recipe

There’s something magical about one pot pasta dinners and this creamy cheese tortellini and chicken skillet is the ultimate combination of weeknight convenience and homey comfort food. I can’t say enough about this cheese tortellini and chicken skillet. It’s by far my favorite way to enjoy tortellini. It’s easy to make, 15 minutes max of… 

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German chocolate cupcakes

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A secret ingredient makes these german chocolate cupcakes so unbelievable light, moist and tender. Topped with a generous amount of sticky sweet coconut pecan frosting, these are the best german chocolate cupcakes I’ve tried! German chocolate deserts have a special place in my heart. They are the foundation of this blog, so to speak. If… 

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The best flourless hazelnut chocolate chip brownies

flourless brownies recipe

So rich and fudgy, these hazelnut chocolate chip brownies have an intensely chocolate interior and cracked tops. One bite and you’ll fall in love with these flourless brownies over and over again. I was a little skeptical when I was first offered a piece of  brownie with a cracked top. There was nothing appealing about… 

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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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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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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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Caramelized onion dinner rolls

caramelized onion dinner rolls recipe

Soft, with a subtle sweetness and an incredible aroma from the caramelized onions, these onion dinner rolls are perfect for sandwiches or any comfort dinner meals. Nothing is more inviting than wafting smells of fresh bread baking. The heavenly smell will take over your house, bringing everyone in the kitchen to see what you’re baking…. 

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Caramelized onion and asparagus strata

caramelized onion asparagus egg strata recipe

Make-ahead cheesy casserole, this caramelized onion and asparagus strata is a crowd pleaser. It takes very little time to put together and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand Finally the spring has arrived! Although we still get some rain showers, I’m so happy to see flowers blooming in my front yard! I’m… 

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Cheese filled three cheese dinner rolls

cheese filled three cheese dinner rolls recipe

Soft homemade cheese dinner rolls made with three types of cheese and filled with an ooye-gooey cheese cube. Dinner just got cheesier! Choosing between chocolate and cheese would be a really hard decision for me. I love both of them more than any other foods. It’s my go-to comfort food when I feel down. My… 

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Berry chocolate french toast casserole

berry chocolate french toast casserole recipe

Loaded with chocolate syrup, chocolate chips and fresh berries, this is like no other french toast casserole you’ve had before! It is pure awesomeness! You know what they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that means I can have french toast daily, yes please! Serve breakfast all day long! I’ve had… 

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