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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Summer Berry Cake

This is one of those show-stopping desserts that makes everyone happy.  It’s light and not too sweet, the whipped cream pairing perfectly with the berries.  It looks great, and tastes great.  This recipe is adapted from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook- … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cake with Rhubarb Cream

Another tiny little rosebud of a cake.  I am loving my new 6 inch cake pans!  The cakes are so sweet and unassuming.  The whole cake is easily shared among 6-8 people without gigantic slices or tons left over.  I … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much work.  It was so … Continue reading

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Fire Truck Cake with the Hershey’s Cocoa Frosting

My son’s love of fire trucks prompted me to create a fire truck cake for his birthday party this week.  The cake was chocolate with Hershey’s Cocoa frosting; in my opinion it’s the best chocolate frosting recipe there is.  I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel (or another bleeping Martha cake)

I saw this cake in the November Martha and knew it was destined to be my birthday cake.  I have made my own birthday cake for the last several years – baking a cake is pretty rare in my house, … Continue reading

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Summer Berry Cake

This is one of those show-stopping desserts that makes everyone happy.  It’s light and not too sweet, the whipped cream pairing perfectly with the berries.  It looks great, and tastes great.  This recipe is adapted from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook- … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much work.  It was so … Continue reading

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