Smores coffee cake recipe

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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Caprese skewers

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One of my favorite activities almost every saturday morning starting late May is going to the local farmers market. Here the market opens mid April but only mid to late May fresh produce makes its appearance. By june there’s an abundance of fresh produce. Berries, peaches, cherries, corn, carrots, squash, melons, greens and all kinds of… 

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No bake blackberry bars recipe

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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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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One pot beef vegetable skillet recipe and a CUTCO Cutlery Knife set giveaway

one pot beef vegetable skillet recipe

A simple yet satisfying dinner, this one pot beef vegetable skillet has incredible flavors from the carrots, celery, potatoes slow baked in a red wine and tomato sauce. When it comes to cooking, I’ve been spoiled for the first 30 years of my life. Until I was 19 I lived with my parents and my mom… 

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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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Roasted banana coconut ice cream

roasted banana coconut ice cream recipe

The ultimate two ingredients ice cream made with only roasted bananas and coconut milk!! Indulge in this guilt-free ice-cream all summer long! Today we’re going to make magic! We take two simple ingredients and make creamy rich ice cream! I could eat ice cream all summer long! I love this summer sweet treat and despite… 

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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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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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Cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars

cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars recipe

1 hour to make and bake, these chocolate cheesecake bars have chocolate goodness in every bite. Make them ahead, refrigerate and cut into bars when needed. 2014 will go down in history as not-my-lucky year. It actually started just before the winter holidays. One morning one of my stove burners stopped working. After 5 minutes of panic,… 

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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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