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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Pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants) made from scratch

pain au chocolat

Layer upon layer of light, buttery flaky pastry filled with rich chocolate and drizzled with more chocolate, these made from scratch chocolate croissants are simply mind-blowing! No butter folding or chilling the dough several times needed! Today was such a beautiful day! High 80’s and I couldn’t have been happier! Summer is around the corner,… 

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Chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes

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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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Braided easy egg bread

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Pillow-y soft, tender and delicate, enriched with both eggs and butter this braided egg bread is so easy to make it will soon become your go-to recipe. Oh, and it’s perfect for french toast or bread pudding! Before I say something else, yes, that is a ginormous braid. But that didn’t matter much. We all took a… 

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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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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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Chocolate and vanilla pudding pie

chocolate and vanilla pudding pie recipe

Made completely from scratch, this chocolate and vanilla pudding pie is a breeze to make! So rich, yet so light and creamy! My family can not get enough of it! As soon as September rolls around, it’s pie season! Pumpkin pie, apple pie, pecan pie, everywhere you turn a slice a pie is tempting you!… 

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Chocolate cake with coffee frosting

chocolate cake with coffee frosting recipe

Light and fluffy cake with a soft and tender crumb, this chocolate cake relies on the rich flavor of cocoa powder complemented with thin layer of coffee frosting. Tiffany started pre-k today. It’s been a tough decision for us. On one hand I was so looking forward to having her out of the house and interacting… 

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Potato crusted quiche

Potato-Crusted Quiche recipe

A nice change from the traditional crust of a quiche, this potato crusted quiche is very easy to make and so delicious will be a favorite in your family. Summer has come and gone. Before I knew it, I’m already buying school supplies for my baby girl, sorting though the closet to see what clothes still… 

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Crustless zucchini quiche

crustless zucchini quiche recipe

A simple quiche recipe made with only 4 ingredients, this wonderful crustless zucchini quiche makes a satisfying brunch meal all summer long. Zucchini and other summer squashes have been abundant in backyard gardens, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores for weeks now and they have been so cheap, every week I end up picking up a bunch of them…. 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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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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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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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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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)

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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