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White Peach Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

I have to tell you these are the best cupcakes I have ever made.  I think its the icing that allows me to make this statement, but the cake part is perfectly flavored and moist, so its not a chump!  YOU MUST MAKE THESE IMMEDIATELY!  I promise you, you will thank me!  Jim and I […]

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White Cherry Cupcake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Labor Day is an American federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September  that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events But […]

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Chocolate-Coconut Bundt Cake with Ganache Frosting

This is a decadent cake, my only gripe is it sitting in my house!  I really wish you would come over here and help me get rid of it! 🙂 Enjoy!! Ingredients: 18 ounces good quality at-least 60% bittersweet chocolate chips,divided 2/3 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla, divided 1 1/2 cup strong black coffee […]

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Dirty Peanut Butter Chocolate Mini-Cupcakes

A week ago I competed in a race named “Mudathalon”.  A three mile race with 40 obstacles through the mud.  Me, my hubby, Jacob and a handful of friends all enjoyed getting thoroughly and disgustingly muddy!  I know it doesn’t sound fun, but it was.  Imagine rappelling ropes draped over ridges into muddy streams, a […]

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Anisette Italian Cookies

My in laws moved to Cleveland many years ago and when we would go and visit over the holidays my father-n-law would always pick up a platter from the local italian bakery with an assortment of italian cookies.  It didn’t take long for him to figure out which type was my favorite and would order […]

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Peach Champagne Floats

I am huge fan of champagne.  I love it before dinner, during dinner or at brunch.  Now I can have it as dessert!  I used Graeter’s Summer Peach Ice Cream in this dessert.  Graeter’s is our local ice cream superstar, and they now sell it in several chain grocery sotres.  If  you can find it […]

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Peach Pocket Pies

This dough recipe is the best!  You can make these pocket pies with any pie ingredients that tickle your fancy.  I choose peaches because they are showing up at the farmers market and mine are slowly ripening on my trees.  Plus Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits, I love they way they smell and […]

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Zucchini Muffins

Yes, another Zucchini recipe!  Really can you have to many zucchini recipes??  NOPE! This is really the best zucchini bread/muffin recipe.  I’ve tried several and this is the one I continue to come back too! You can freeze both muffins and bread, so you can enjoy throughout the year! 3 eggs 1 cup olive or vegetable oil 1 […]

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4th of July M&M Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is a great dessert to take to your 4th of July Cookout, for the adults and kids.  Beware with 1 cup of brown sugar these little devils are addictive!! 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 12 Tbsp unsalted butter butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup light […]

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Yellow Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting

This is a simple cupcake recipe that everyone will enjoy! Cupcake: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2/3 cup buttermilk Frosting: 1 bag milk chocolate chips […]

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