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Owl Birthday Cake

Birthdays at our house are always special.  We celebrate them twice.  First, on the actual day, with just family. Then, we celebrate again with friends. For the family cake, my daughter requested a Lemon cake with raspberry filling but left … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Cupcake

Today is Mint Chocolate Day. No, you will not find a parade through downtown, or banner hung proudly in homes. But, if you look closely you may find people enjoying this delightful combination.

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Happy Birthday to my Amazing Sister

Today I thought I would share something a little different from I usually share.

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National Whipped Cream Day

According to Food.com, today is National Whipped Cream Day. Real whipped cream is very easy to make. All you need is an electric mixer and heavy whipping cream.  Place the chilled cream in a chilled bowl and turn the mixer … Continue reading

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Orange Eggnog Bread

Today is National Eggnog Day! Whether you drink it straight or with a little rum, it is a Christmas staple.  My parents even mixed it with Coca-Cola.  Eggnog can also be used to flavor this delightful quick bread.

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Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes with Maple Syrup Frosting

There is something about bacon that we all love. Recently I made Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes with Maple Syrup Frosting. Sweet + Salty + Smokey = YUMMY.

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Cake Decorating Class for AHG – Frosting

Now for my favorite part of any good cake – FROSTING!  I do admit to being a cake snob. I detest most grocery store cakes. The cake is mediocre at best, and the frosting is extra sweet and greasy.  Together … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating Class for AHG – Sour Cream Cake

Previously I shared with you that I am helping a group of Tenderhearts and Explorers earn their Cake Decorating Merit Badge. We began by going over color theory. As I explained to the girls, cake decorating is like any other … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cloud Cake

Do you have that one go to dessert that makes a bad day better? I do! Let me introduce you to my secret… Chocolate Cloud Cake A girl-friend brought me my first Chocolate Cloud Cake one day after I had … Continue reading

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What’s a birthday without a cake?

Regardless of age, everyone needs birthday cake. Whether you purchase an overpriced cake from a specialty bakery, or go for the plain box mix and canned frosting, a cake is a must.   Recently I spent a few weeks with … Continue reading

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