Vanilla bean cake with vanilla bean buttercream recipe

vanilla bean cake with vanilla bean buttercream recipe

Everyone deserves a special treat on their birthday and this over-the-top vanilla bean cake topped with piles of fluffy vanilla bean frosting and colorful sprinkles makes your day extra special! When asked what cake she would like for her birthday, Tiffany quickly replied – a colorful one! Of course! As if I had other options,… 

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Copycat Twix bars

copycat twix bars recipe

Buttery cookie base, a layer of decadent smooth caramel and a rich chocolate ganache – this homemade version of the well-known Twix bars comes together in less than 1 hour and makes enough to feed a crowd! I’m the mom that goes through the kid’s Halloween candy as soon as we get home. Tiffany eats… 

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake recipe 4

Tres leches cake is a sponge cake soaked in three types of milk and topped with whipped cream, this simple, easy and perhaps the moistest cake you’ll ever have had, has a unique flavor you cannot find in any other cakes. The first time I heard about tres leches cake was before I had this blog and… 

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Chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes

chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes recipe 1

Chocolate and strawberry are a match made in heaven and these delicious, colorful, pretty-looking chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes are the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth’s cravings! No matter the time of the year, I don’t think you can go wrong with a chocolate dipped strawberry. In fact, dark chocolate dipped strawberry is one… 

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Twice baked cheese and bacon mashed potato casserole

twice baked potato casserole recipe 1

Kick up your classic mashed potatoes a few notches with this twice baked mashed potato casserole loaded with 3 types of cheese and crispy bacon! (plus my tips and tricks for the best mashed potatoes) If I have to narrow down our dinner meals to 3 must-haves potatoes and meat would be one of them. I grew… 

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Mint chocolate candy brownies

Mint Chocolate Candy Brownies recipe

Moist, dense, fudgy, cocoa brownies packed with mint chocolate candy and topped with a thick layer of creme de menthe frosting and chocolate ganache. With St. Patrick’s Day just a week away I thought now it’s the perfect time to share with you one of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday. With dessert, of course!… 

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Nutmeg log cookies

nutmeg log cookies recipe

Luscious nutmeg log cookies made with only 5 ingredients! Flavorful and so easy to make, these cookies will be a hit on your holiday table!   Saying today was a busy day would be an understatement. It started with a 13X9″ pan of chocolate caramel bars, followed by another one of chocolate marshmallow bars, blondies and chocolate… 

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White chocolate raspberry cheesecake bars

white chocolate raspberry cheesecake bars recipe

White chocolate meets fresh raspberries in these luscious cheesecake bars. So incredible creamy and so easy to make (the filling requires no baking!) they will be a favorite year round! As soon as December 1st rolls around I’m already deep into cookie exchange, wrapping gifts for relatives just ready to be shipped, house almost fully… 

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Triple chocolate cake

triple chocolate cake recipe

My favorite triple chocolate cake! Two layers of rich and tender chocolate cake filled with incredible smooth chocolate frosting and covered in a generous layer of chocolate ganache! For serious chocoholics! Today’s recipe is for truly chocolate lovers! Those of you, like me, who can not let a day pass by without enjoying at least some… 

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Homemade Ding Dong

homemade ding dongs recipe

Rich chocolate cake stuffed with a gooey marshmallow filling, these homemade ding dongs are just as good or even better than the store-bought ones. My husband loves Ding Dong cakes. Every now and then he used to come home with some and enjoyed them over a cup of coffee. It didn’t take me long to develop a… 

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Chocolate chip honey cake (no sugar added)

honey cake recipe

Extra moist and sweet, this chocolate chip honey cake is so flavorful and so easy to make. Dress it up with a thin layer of chocolate ganache and you have an irresistible snack cake! I used to be terrified of bundt cakes. Well, not the cake itself, but baking it. In my defense I had some… 

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Pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing

pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel icing recipe

Your family will be jumping with joy after having one of these soft, fluffy and buttery pumpkin cinnamon rolls! Ribbons of cinnamon, lots of pumpkin flavor and a sticky caramel icing make these rolls totally irresistible! As a mom (and as a food blogger) one of my biggest “job” requirements is to make sure my family is well… 

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Pumpkin pie bars

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Made with a rich and creamy filling, these pumpkin pie bars are a delicious twist of the classic pie and a nice way to feed a crowd without being too messy! Pumpkin pie has and most likely will always be a favorite of my family right after we visit the local pumpkin patch. Every year,… 

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Homemade snickers bars

homemade snickers bars recipe

Nougat, peanuts and caramel sandwiched between two chocolate layers, these homemade snickers bars come together in 30 minutes tops! Faster than going to the store to buy some! Yes, I did it! I made my own snickers bars! And you should too! They are just ah-mazing! I love Snickers bars! We have a history since… 

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No bake silky chocolate pie recipe

no bake silky chocolate pie recipe

Silk and creamy, this chocolate pie got rave reviews. Although it may appear rich and dense, this pie is very light and fluffy, just like a mousse! September should probably be called pie month. It’s all I’ve been thinking of for the last couple of weeks. Apple pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie I wanted them… 

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Carmelitas – caramel chocolate oatmeal bars

carmelitas recipe

Easy to make oatmeal cookie bars filled with gooey caramel and oozing chocolate, these carmelitas bars will make you weak to your knees! My notebook is filled with recipe ideas. My mind never stops thinking about new irresistible desserts or how I can put a twist on old ones. Sometimes I try a recipe and,… 

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