Sweet Potato Cake with Marshmallow Icing and Candied Pecans

The sweet potato is one of those staples every Thanksgiving dinner spread must have on the table. But why just have them as a boring side dish? Dessert is where it’s at! Specifically, CAKE! It’s a take on the traditional casserole (sweet potatoes, marshmallows and pecans), but dessert style. Same flavor profile with many of…

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Ooey Gooey Chocolate Icing

A Spoonful of Chocolate Icing… There is nothing better than a spoonful, or five or six, (I’m sure you know how it goes sometimes!) of rich fudgy, ooey gooey chocolate icing. It just makes my already sweet day that much sweeter! It’s divine deliciousness at its best. Wouldn’t you agree? So if you’ve been looking…

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Halloween Meringue Cookie Spiders

Happy Halloween!  Trick or Treat! Candy isn’t the only sweet treat I’ll be consuming this week on Halloween. A sweet spooky dessert is always on the menu at my house!  One, among so many, of my favorite desserts are meringue cookies. They’re light, airy, with a crunchy exterior and a lightly chewy center. They’re melt…

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Incredible Cookies & Cream Mousse

Cookies & Cream Mousse Cookies & Cream anything is always on my radar, and it’s safe to say I’m in total love with the flavor. Rich dark chocolatey cookies with a creamy vanilla counter part…what could be better? Whether it being a candy bar, ice cream, cake, cookies, rice crispy treat, pie crust, truffles…I can’t…

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Lemony Lemon Poppyseed Cake

Lemon Poppyseed Cake  Lemon Poppyseed Cake is sunshine in your mouth. A burst of lemony flavor that’s sweetly refreshing. It’s light, airy and fluffy with that perfect combination of sweet and tart. Great for Spring and Summer or even Fall and Winter if you’re looking to remember the warm weather! It’s really a year round…

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Double Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Double chocolate strawberry shortcake

Strawberry shortcakes are the ultimate summer dessert. Packed with an abundance of fresh strawberries and whipped cream on a perfectly fluffy biscuit, what is not to love?  For me, this original classic dessert is true love at every bite, but then I started thinking chocolate. Chocolate biscuits to be exact. Immediately I began experimenting, and all…

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How to: Simple Sugar Cookie Recipe and Design Turorial

Iced sugar cookie with sprinkles

Sugar Cookie Nothing’s better than a sweet sugar cookie glazed with icing…homemade and decorated gorgeously! It simply makes your day a little bit sweeter.  The plain sugar cookie is half the goodness. Don’t get me wrong, they’re delicious on their own, but my motto, everything is better with icing! Give it, not only a gorgeous…

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Very Best Carrot Cake

Carrot cake

Carrot cake is not a cake I make often, but when I do, my family goes crazy over it! They eat my batter, they eat my scraps, and they definitely eat most of my icing. I’m lucky to have a cake to ice, let alone icing to ice the cake! This carrot cake recipe is…

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Brighten Your Day Lemon Curd

Cheery yellow, sweet, slightly tangy, silky and velvety smooth – this lemon curd is so fresh! Made with squeezed lemon juice and zesty lemon zest, it will definitely brighten any day or dessert! Lemon juice is the star, but in addition are a few ingredients such as egg yolks, sugar, heavy cream and butter. Butter…

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Red, White & Blue 4th of July Rosette Cake

4th of July rosette cake wih sparklers on top with

Happy 4th of July! It’s a day for popsicles, poolside fun, family, friends and barbecue. Time to celebrate! And as you know, every celebration in my house has a cake!  Obviously a red, white and blue cake is on the menu, so I thought this year I’d stick to easy and decorate a cake covered…

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