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Key Lime Pie Cake

I made this cake for a birthday party. Sadly, the party ended up getting cancelled, but I wanted to finish it anyway. I think this cake may overtake my¬†Dobos Torte¬†for prettiest cake I’ve made so far… It’s a white sour-cream … Continue reading

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Six-Layer Neapolitan Cake

I made this cake for an end-of-year picnic hosted by my program. I was told there would be a prize for the best dessert, but they totally lied. So that made me kind of mad, but, let’s be honest, I … Continue reading

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Cookies and Cream Macarons and Lemon Macarons

I had wanted to make macarons for at least a couple of months. BUT, I had never tried a macron (or even seen one in person)! So one week before I planned to try to make them, I walked downtown … Continue reading

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Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

I have seriously wanted to make faux Oreos (dare I say “fauxreos”? Yes, I dare) for several years. They are such a classic childhood treat, and still just about the only mass produced sweet I will buy for myself. That … Continue reading

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Vanilla Almond Strawberry Cake

I whipped up this cake half for Valentine’s Day and half just to keep myself occupied over the long and cold weekend we had here. After having been in Vermont for six months I suppose it was about time I … Continue reading

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Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

Ok, so these weren’t even on my baking calendar for another couple of months, but… I just got back to Vermont on Saturday and I was scrolling through my Pinterest ideas and they screamed “bake me!” How could I resist? … Continue reading

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Undocumented Desserts

  Well, over the break I made a few other things that I didn’t really bother photographing much or blogging about. This post is mostly for me, just to have a place where I can find the recipes (or parts … Continue reading

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Chai Cake with Orange Zest Chai Frosting

This week there was an afternoon where I wore jeans and a long-sleeve shirt. I even had a light scarf on for a while until I got to walking. I guess that means fall is on its way. With Fall … Continue reading

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