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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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Rum and Coke Cupcakes (and Molasses Cookies!)

I’m sharing these cupcakes because I do think they’re beautiful, and the flavors are great. The frosting and the caramel are perfect, but both were salvaged only after first following a recipe that yielded soupy caramel liquid and a meringue … Continue reading

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Brownie and Orange Butter Cake Cupcakes

I meant for these cupcakes to be another spring-inspired dessert. We finally had some 60 degree days here this past week and it felt amazing! (Now of course we are supposed to get snow this week, but let’s ignore that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Poke Cake

Sometimes on a Friday afternoon you just really want some chocolate, you know? (Or heck, it can really be any day at any time, but somehow last Friday afternoon it felt especially justified.) Ever since I made my Double Decker … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Cream Double Decker Poke Cake

I drove all the way to my parent’s house in Virginia on Saturday. Then, because they weren’t home and I had forgotten my key, I dropped off my cat (she could get in through the cat door) and drove another … Continue reading

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Milk and Cookies Overload Cake

I know, I know. I couldn’t help myself. I’ve been dreaming of this one for months!   Finally, a cake that combines my love of my Chock Full O Cookies and Cream Cake, the peanut butter cookie dough from my … 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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Cinnamon Cupcakes

This has been a week full of meetings. I had pretty useful meetings with both my adviser and another potential committee member. I learned how to do my second grading job and also met with another visiting professor about a … Continue reading

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Fudgy Almond Vanilla Cake

So maybe “fudgy” is a funny word to use with vanilla, but these are dense and moist and seem more like a brownie or Dutch butter cake than a simple bakery cake. The cake itself is a play on a … Continue reading

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Chock Full of Cookies and Cream Cake

Ever since I made my amazing cookies and cream cupcakes, I have been wanting to make them into a cake. This week I had the perfect excuse! My partner is visiting and LOVES cookies and cream. She’s actually the one … Continue reading

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