Category Archives: cake

Sep 27

Peanut Butter and Nutella Cake

My brother Pete turned 40 last week, and his cake request was “something with peanut butter and Nutella”. I barely had time to cook dinner all week, let alone bake a cake, so I came up with a simple combo … Continue reading

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Aug 21

Arnold Palmer Cupcakes

This post is courtesy of my nieces, Maddie (12) and Nina (11). My little girls are growing up fast…TOO fast! But, if they keep baking like this, I won’t complain about it 🙂 These were delicious! And adorable. Bella loves … Continue reading

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Aug 14

All Things Milk Chocolate Cake

There are few things better than a full-on chocolate cake. My sister agrees. That’s why she asked for a full-on chocolate cake for her birthday. MILK chocolate, that is. The cake part was easy, using this recipe I’ve made several … Continue reading

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Jul 31

Blueberry Boy Bait

Every summer, I’m up to my ears in blueberries. Hammonton, New Jersey is the blueberry capital of the world, and this time of year, they’re everywhere around here! And they are super delicious. My parents usually buy a ridiculous amount … Continue reading

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Jun 26

Firecracker Bundt Cake

Only one more week before the 4th of July…wow, is this year flying by or what? I can’t believe it’s halfway over… Still plenty of time to plan your menu though…and this cake should most definitely be included. Not only … Continue reading

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Jun 19

Cappuccino Cake with Cannoli Filling

A delicious combination for coffee and cannoli lovers everywhere… Cappuccino Cake with Cannoli Filling filling and frosting recipes slightly adapted from Baked Explorations for the cappuccino cake: your favorite chocolate cake recipe (like this one) or box mix 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Jun 14

Kit Kat Cake

Happy Friday! Hope you all have a fun weekend ahead planned. We will be going to Bella’s first dance recital tomorrow (!!!), then having our family back at our house to celebrate Frank’s 40th (this has turned into his birthday … Continue reading

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Apr 5

Baileys Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Another big hit from Easter weekend!  I was torn about making it in the first place, since I was already making a bunch of other desserts…but I’m soooo glad I did.  And so was everyone else! I’m bummed that I … Continue reading

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Mar 18

Chocolate Stout Cake with Ganache Glaze

How was your St. Patty’s Day? We had my family over for my Dad’s birthday and I made my first corned beef and cabbage dinner. It was a big hit – but not nearly as big as the cake. Ohhhh, … Continue reading

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Mar 6

Pistachio Cake with Vanilla Honey Buttercream

I still can’t believe that my niece is turning 12 today. Not sure how that’s possible considering she was born, like, yesterday…time just goes by way.too.fast. I thought it was funny how she replied when I asked her what she … Continue reading

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