Desserts

Chocolate Mint Cake

Chocolate Mint Cake

Posted on Mar 11, 2016
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I may not be known for my baking, but I am kind of famous for my chocolate mint cake.  Two layers of chocolate mint cake with mint cream cheese frosting, yes!  It’s easy peasy and I make it every year for St. Patrick’s Day. I clipped this recipe out of a magazine almost 20 years …

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Triple Chocolate Cake

Triple Chocolate Cake

Posted on Feb 12, 2016
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Triple Chocolate Cake is the easiest cake I’ve ever made, and it’s loaded with chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate.  And since it’s a baked item, it’s from my friend Beth, naturally. It is so simple, uses some boxed mixes and other stuff, and into a Bundt pan it goes.  About 45 minutes later you have a beautiful, rich chocolate cake.  I dusted my …

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Éclair Cake

Éclair Cake

Posted on Feb 8, 2016
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Éclair cake, layers of vanilla whipped cream, graham crackers and topped with a decadent chocolate glaze.  If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you know I don’t bake a lot.  But since it’s Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d make a couple desserts for the special day.  I also noticed that these …

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White Chocolate Cranberry Bars

White Chocolate Cranberry Bars

Posted on Dec 27, 2015
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I did a little holiday baking this year, an old favorite, kolachkes, and something new, white chocolate cranberry bars.  These bars are rich and gooey and festive and nutty. Perfect combination in my book. Say what? Do your favorite grocery stores have cooking magazines each month?  Mine do, and I usually look but don’t make anything. …

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Kolachkes

Kolachkes

Posted on Dec 14, 2015
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Everyone gets their cookies baked well before Christmas but me.  Oh well, when you’re not a big baker, this happens.  These kolachkes are a must in my house at Christmastime.  Luckily, I’ve been making these forever and I have them down pat, even with my substandard baking skills. When I was a kid growing up …

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