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Cake and Cupcakes

Blueberry Cupcakes and Berry Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Blueberry Cupcakes and Berry Cream Cheese Ice Cream

When Lis of Daring Baker fame asked me to do a post for The Daring Kitchen for July 4th, I thought, sure, no problema.  Absolutely. I’ll get right on that. I imagined all the red, white, and blue possibilites available and scrimped time here and […]

Quatro Leches Cake with Blackberry Sauce

Quatro Leches Cake with Blackberry Sauce

  I’m notorious for rarely making a recipe more than once.  I have been known, however, to make a dish again and again with a new recipe each time.  I know this isn’t a novel concept, and I guess some may consider it crazy.  For […]

Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Mousseline Buttercream

Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Mousseline Buttercream

When we are invited to my husband’s sister’s house, I usually offer to bring a salad and dessert.  When I think of it, that pretty much sums me up, and I’m smiling because I’ve never thought about it quite like that before.  I love salad […]

German Chocolate Cake:  Inside-out

German Chocolate Cake: Inside-out

My sister celebrated a birthday recently, and since we both believe that sending a card or present across the country for this event is necessary, I’ve been trying to think of other ways to celebrate.  You know — it’s the thought that counts sort of […]

Towering Coconut Mango Cake

Towering Coconut Mango Cake

It’s been a longer week than I care to think about with life’s semi-usual highs and lows and in this case, I’d say they were one in the same.  Dealing with bronchitis has kept me out of the kitchen and away from food, so I’ve […]