Coffee Donut Bread Pudding

This Coffee Donut Bread Pudding takes everything you love about breakfast and bakes it into one easy dish! Cake donuts baked in a coffee custard for the perfect addition to brunch!

This Coffee Donut Bread Pudding takes everything you love about breakfast and bakes it into one easy dish! Cake donuts baked in a coffee custard for the perfect addition to brunch! Mother’s Day is one of those sacred days; those Hallmark Holidays that remind us what is truly important in life. I’ve talked a lot… 

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Fruitcake Cookies {Brandy Cream Cheese Frosting}

Fruitcake Cookies are chewy sugar cookies stuffed full of candied fruits, raisins and toasted pecans for a unique twist on the classic Christmas fruitcake! Topped with a brandy cream cheese frosting, these little cookies are irresistible!

12 Days of Christmas Cookies Fruitcake Cookies are chewy sugar cookies stuffed full of candied fruits, raisins and toasted pecans for a unique twist on the classic Christmas fruitcake! Topped with a brandy cream cheese frosting, these little cookies are irresistible! And we’re back with Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies! This… 

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Italian Meringue Buttercream Tutorial

An easy to follow Italian Meringue Buttercream Tutorial! My favorite frosting made super simple!

A step-by-step Italian Meringue Buttercream tutorial! It is the smoothest and creamiest of all the buttercreams! You will love it on cakes, cupcakes and more! Plus it’s easier than you think! In culinary school we made 5 different types of buttercream, but Italian Meringue Buttecream is my favorite! It has a lighter texture and taste… 

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The Best Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

These are really The BEST Death by Chocolate Cupcakes! Double chocolate cake filled with German's chocolate ganache all topped with a silky dark chocolate buttercream!

The Best Death by Chocolate Cupcakes are double chocolate cake, filled with a German’s chocolate ganache and topped with a decadent chocolate butter cream. They certainly bring big BOLD chocolate flavors! Chocolate craving crushed! People who have spent 20 minutes with me know that I am a chocoholic. I carry chocolate in my purse. I… 

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Grandmas Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies

My Grandmas Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies are pillowy soft with just a hint of vanilla! The easiest rolled cookie recipe that I've made!

12 Days of Christmas Cookies My Grandmas Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies are pillowy soft and delightfully chewy without even a hint of crunch! The cookies themselves aren’t overly sweet but they are begging, demanding even, to be iced! This is the same Grandmother who brought us these Soft Molasses Sugar Cookies, so you know… 

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Homemade Marshmallow Frosting Smores Sticks

Homemade Marshmallow Frosting Smores Sticks | An easy, gelatin-free, recipe for marshmallow frosting and adorable, bite-sized S'mores snacks!

An easy, finger-food dessert that is perfect for parties, barbecues, or just Friday Night. A thin layer of milk chocolate ganache is spread onto Graham crackers and topped with homemade marshmallow frosting! Easiest cooked frosting ever. Seriously cannot believe how fast this was and how little work I actually had to do to make it…. 

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Toasted Pecan Pumpkin Cupcakes Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Toasted Pecan Pumpkin Cupcakes Maple Caramel Frosting

Moist pumpkin cupcakes studded with toasted pecans and topped with a sweet and creamy Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting! Back to my kitchen! Back to Fall baking!! Squee!! Who’s tired of pumpkin? Bloggers keep asking that. I could never get tired of pumpkin! I wait all year to bake anything and everything with pumpkin. I… 

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Vanilla Bean Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Swiss Meringue Buttercream has been on my culinary bucketlist for months now, because someone told me it was difficult. Well, I don’t know about you, but to me that sounded like a challenge and I don’t like to back down to challenges! A nice flavorful Vanilla Bean Swiss Meringue Buttercream seemed like an excellent place… 

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Double Salted Caramel Cupcakes {and thoughts on Happiness}

These Double Salted Caramel Cupcakes have a moist vanilla cake, salted caramel filling and a delicious caramel buttercream!

These Double Salted Caramel Cupcakes have a moist vanilla cake, salted caramel filling and a delicious caramel buttercream!  For me Easter conjures up happy memories: Easter egg hunts, dark chocolate bunnies (the bigger, the better), purple sashes on giant crosses, Whopper’s Robin’s Eggs, and fancy hats. Yes, fancy hats (thanks, Mom!)! This year I can… 

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Blondies

Reeses Peanut Butter Blondies

Brace yourselves. These Reese’s Peanut Butter Blondies are insanely good. It’s my favorite brown butter blondie recipe with mini Reese’s peanut butter cups, Reese’s peanut butter chips, and Ghirardelli milk chocolate chips folded into the batter. And because that just wasn’t enough, I slathered a thick layer of Reese’s peanut butter icing on top. It’s… 

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