Monthly Archives: December 2015

Orange Zest Cinnamon Coffee Cake

I originally wanted to make this Orange Streusel Coffee Cake from Love Bakes Good Cakes, but then I didn’t want to miss the cinnamon sugar filling of cakes like this King Arthur Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake. So I added some extra orange zest … Continue reading

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Twelve Holiday Treats That Ship Well

Every year I bake up a box of goodies to give to my family and to send to family and friends across the country. I have a few treats that have made it into the box each year, but I … Continue reading

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Apple Cider and Spice Sugar Cookies with Caramel Frosting

So these turned out looking more like cupcakes, but trust me– they are cookies. See, the recipe called for using a cookie mold, and I was having none of that. Muffin tin! I thought. And it definitely worked. It just… make … Continue reading

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Cheese and Herb Soft Pretzels

Sometimes I just want bread for dinner, and last night was one of those nights. When I got home from class around 4 I made a grilled cheese with avocado and some of my new basil olive oil (thanks, Caitlin!). … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Spice Cake (Or Birthday Cake #2)

Disclaimer: This is a pretty pricey cake. You will need at least two boxes of almond paste, a jar of good quality raspberry jam, and half a dozen eggs. It is most definitely a special occasion cake for me, but … Continue reading

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(Grain-Free) Birthday Cake Muffins

I didn’t choose this recipe because it was grain free. I just wanted some birthday cake muffins. As one does, from time to time. You know how it goes. In truth, I’ve had this recipe saved for a long time, … Continue reading

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