Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

It is winter and hot chocolate season, but really is it ever a bad time for hot chocolate? The flavors of rich chocolate and marshmallow go hand-in-hand and are a favorite of many. This cupcake recipe is quite extraordinary and I am obsessed with them. So is Summer, my golden retriever. I ran to the […]

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Key Lime Pound Cake

Want to know one of the best tricks in making a scrumptious cake? A cake mix! You can doctor-up just about anything with a cake mix as the base. Whether it is a layered cake, a pound cake, or even cookies, try a cake mix! I promise it will change your life and it is […]

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Black Forest Cake

Black forest cake, or schwarzwälder kirschtorte, is a typical German dessert that consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherry filling. The cake is typically decorated with whipped cream, cherries, and chocolate shavings. In German tradition, sour cherries are used both between the layers and for decorating the top. […]

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Skillet Pineapple Upside Down Cake

June 27th is National Pineapple Day. What better way to celebrate than making a pineapple upside down cake? This is a classic cake and I made it in the classic way, but in a skillet. The skillet perfectly caramelizes the brown sugar and pineapple. Oh my goodness, so darn good! ingredients 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour […]

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Tres Leches Cake

Tres leches cake, which translates to “three milks” cake, is one of my favorite cakes to make. It is also one of my favorite cakes to eat. While meal prepping before Aric returned from his deployment, I just K N E W I had to make this naughty thing. If you were to ask him, […]

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

It is obviously no secret that I love cake. I could eat cake every single day, multiple times a day. Over the years, I have made a million different types of cake, well not really a million, but you get the drift. As a kid/teenager and into my early adulthood and was living at home […]

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Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

My oldest son, Maksen, turned seven this week. He is the picky eater of the family, no frills, nothing out of the box. Pleasing his palate has been one of the harder jobs I have come across in my culinary endeavors. I have made all of my children’s many birthday cakes, save for a few, […]

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