Black Magic Cake

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It’s that magical time of the year again where witches and warlocks and monsters of all kinds come out to celebrate.  This year is looking to be nothing less than spooktacular (;))!

It seems that more and more people this year are looking to have fun with Halloween and quite frankly I can see why.  What other time of the year do you get to dress up as whatever you want and enjoy the bright orange, purples, and greens and any other color affiliated with this holiday? Continue reading

Blueberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

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I just have to say, I love blueberries.  Not only do they have so many health benefits, they’re refreshing, sweet, and perfect in just about everything.  I don’t know how you eat this berry, but for me they go in cereal, muffins, breads, on top of ice cream, in frostings, cookies…hehehe…really just about everything.  When summer ends and this berry no longer is in season, it’s really almost depressing.  I might take up some advice once given to me and buy a whole bunch when on a really good sale and freeze them… Continue reading

Toffee Coffee Cake Loaves

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Lately muffins have been on the mind to make and eat.  I don’t know what it is about muffins but, for whatever reason, they’re just so good to have anytime.  They’re incredibly easy to make and the variety you can make is endless.  So while I’ve been baking up a storm of fruit related goodies, I didn’t want to make another cookie or a cake cake or even a brownie right now.  I didn’t want to do anything with fruit either.  Continue reading

Lemon Coconut Cake

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It’s that time of year again where spring has sprung upon us and Easter is right on our doorstep!  It’s an exciting time of year for these reasons but also because the days are getting longer and the weather warmer.

Now, spring is one of our favorite times of year because we truly enjoy the colors that awaken with spring.  Easter is also our grandmother’s favorite holiday and because of this, it’s such a wonderful way to use such colors in these baked goods to brighten up her day.

Lemon and coconut are usually popular items and coupling for this holiday so we wanted to share with you our creation with this combination.  Usually you see complex or over the top concoctions but we wanted to do something simple and elegant, just the way spring is.  So we decided to make a lemon cake with a lemon frosting and coconut topping.  Let us tell you, this is a cake everyone will enjoy. Continue reading