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Instant Pot Cheesecake with Mango Compote

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  Like everyone else, I’ve fallen madly in love with my Instant Pot. How could I not? I now have the ability to magically cook dried beans in a flash and don’t have to soak my steel-cut oats overnight. While … Continue reading

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Lemon Oreo Li’l Cheesecakes

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It’s February, the month Strudel and I designated Cheesecake month!  I decided my first cheesecake for the month would be a classic cheesecake with a crust made out of Lemon Oreo thins.  This was an amazingly good choice. Perfect amount … Continue reading

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Citrus Honey Cake

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Growing up, my dad often baked a honey cake for Rosh Hashanah dessert (we’d eat dinner then head to synagogue). This is pretty traditional – honey cake, along with other honey-sweetened foods, is eaten to signify a sweet new year. … Continue reading

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Espresso Coffee Cake

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Since coffee cake is simply a socially acceptable way to eat dessert in the morning, I think that sneaking in a bit of espresso is an excellent way to make the early a.m. even jazzier. As Streusel and I are … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

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 I’m very proud to say that my garden is growing beautifully this year – the tomatoes (my favorite!) are coming along nicely – the plants are huge and have tons of fruit, I’m just waiting (im)patiently for them to turn … Continue reading

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Lemon Lime Rounds

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With the last of this month’s cookie posts I decided to convert another cake to a cookie.  I was inspired by the recent King Arthur Flour catalog I received in the mail.  In it was a recipe for Lemon Streusel Coffee … Continue reading

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Coconut Bread Cake

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 First up, I am totally cheating on this month’s theme – there’s nothing really multicultural about this post other than I had coconut “bread” (it was really cake in loaf form) at one of my favorite coffee shops in Seattle, a … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos Cake

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I love seeing the colorful skulls or calaveras when visiting Mexico.    I found this pan in the clearance bin at Michael’s (oh how I love that store) last month and thought it would be fun to make a cake and … Continue reading

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Death by Cupcake

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So enough with the Fall recipes, let’s get our Halloween on!  I love Halloween.  It’s fun to dress up and stuff your face with sweets, right? Not only are these cupcakes scary good because they are loaded with butter and … Continue reading

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Banana Kashi Cake

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This is the last of our quick and easy recipes this month.  Stay tuned because July we’re doing something a little different that will help beat the summer heat. Although most people I know don’t ever think of cake as something easy … Continue reading

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