Easy & Elegant – Double Chocolate Ice Cream Waffle CupCakes

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For the past two years I have participated in the Ice Cream Cupcake Contest. Remember my Rich Red Regale for 2010? Or what about my Frozen Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes from 2009? Well, it wasn’t until yesterday that I realized June 15th was the deadline to enter the 2011 contest! How did I miss that?! Although … Continue reading

Strawberry Yogurt Cheesecake with Dense Eggless Brownie Crust

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It’s that time again, another round of the Secret Recipe Club! Amanda of Amanda’s Cookin’ came up with the idea earlier this year. She maintains the list of participants and assigns the recipes. The “club” is open to anyone with a food blog. Click here to fill out the form to participate in the future! … Continue reading

Disney Princess Party Birthday Cake

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I made this cake for an adorable little girl’s birthday party yesterday. A few weeks ago when I asked her what she wanted on the cake, she told me she wanted “the princesses”. “The princesses?” I asked, as I thought to myself Cinderella, Belle, Snow White… I should be able to do that… Especially if … Continue reading

18 on the 18th: Dachshund Birthday Cake

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Happy Golden Birthday to my “little” sister, Kelsi! I can’t believe that she is 18 today!! The funny thing about being 7 years older than your sister is that for the years of your life where you live together the age gap always seems so big. I was the “big” sister and she seemed so … Continue reading

Chocolate Cookie Pound Cupcakes – Little Sister’s Senior Night

I am beyond behind in posting this… I actually made this for my sister back in the first week of October! I had planned to put this up when her team played one of their post-season games. Unfortunately, their games days slipped by and I missed my chances to do that. Even though the high … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Butter Ring Cake

Caramel Apple Butter Ring Cake

A few weeks ago I went on a wine trail trip with a bunch of girlfriends for a bachelorette party. We had an awesome group, there were almost 30 of us! We were all asked to bring food to take along to the wineries. We were meeting to get on our bus at 10am that … Continue reading

Wedding Cake: Sneak Peek

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The wedding is just 3 days away! Words cannot even describe how fast the last 3 weeks have gone!! Between the upcoming wedding and working in the house, we have definitely kept ourselves busy… It is not likely that I will manage to squeeze in another post before the wedding, so for now I give … Continue reading

Banana Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

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I have said it before and I will say it again, I love baked goods made with bananas! I came across this recipe for Banana Cake on a blog I have recently discovered called “How to Cook Like Your Grandmother”. It is an informative blog and very fittings, who does not think their grandmother is … Continue reading