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To-Die-For Chocolate Cake

Look, let’s cut to the chase. This is a flour-less chocolate cake that got me an actual standing ovation when I made it last weekend. I’m posting it now so you have time to change all your Thanksgiving dessert plans and make this instead. I will be making it again myself on Thursday, of that […]

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Flax Eggs

I was asked recently to make a few dozen cupcakes and a smash cake for a little girl’s first birthday party. A smash cake is a little, in this case only 3 inches, personalized cake for the birthday boy or girl that they can demolish with their hands. I’d never heard of one until I […]

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Peppermint Frosting

‘Tis ┬áthe season for all things minty, at least that’s how I feel. I had a holiday order for cupcakes recently, and I suggested chocolate cupcakes with peppermint frosting to the client. It didn’t take any persuading. This is a super simple peppermint buttercream that you can use to top your favorite chocolate cupcake recipe,┬áthis […]

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Applesauce Spice Cake

When I reflect on my (f)unemployment of the past 7+ weeks, I realize that, in a way, it’s really been a win-win situation for not only myself, but all my friends. You might not understand what I mean, so let me explain. I used to have a job where I worked all the time, as […]

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Strawberry Massacre

Remember in my last post how I said it had been a long time since I’d messed something up? So long, in fact, that I couldn’t recall the last time I had made such a big oops…? Well, ladies and gentlemen, it seems that as of late I may have lost my touch in the […]

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Applesauce Spice Bars

My mom said these are the best things I have ever made, but then again she’s only been here one weekend in the past few months so she missed the chocolate salty balls and the sour cream muffins. Not that she’s incorrect, these were pretty insane. As my coworker said “they’re heaven with caramel on […]

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Perfectly Chocolate (mini) Birthday Cakes and (mini) cupcakes!

I’ve been hearing about Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake forever (well, at least as long as I’ve been reading baking blogs), and I figured what better occasion to test out the recipe than my boss’s birthday? You know, Mr. “I want chocolate with chocolate on chocolate covered in chocolate.” I’d say this recipe delivered, especially since […]

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