Baking Recipes

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Posted on Sep 26th, 2021

Fall is finally here! I go back and forth between pumpkin and apples. Honestly, I would have been baking with both way sooner if my family had let me…

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Banana Bread With Dark Chocolate

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Something about this time of year always has me craving banana bread. It probably has something to do with the fact that I always try and increase my…

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Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Posted on Feb 14th, 2019

This post is in collaboration with Rodelle. All opinions are my own. Thank you for letting me support my favorite brands! Happy Valentines Day!…

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Bee Sting Cake

Posted on Jun 27th, 2019

We spent our mini moon after the wedding in a tiny German inspired town. One of the big things I noticed was all the baked goods were light and airy…

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Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Posted on Sep 15th, 2022

These Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins are so easy and delicious! They look and smell exactly like bakery muffins, but in my opinion pack way more flavor…

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Birthday Cakes and Celebrations! Orange Zest Cake and Coffee Fudge Cake

Posted on May 24th, 2017

Recently I had someone ask me "but who makes birthday cakes for the person that always makes everyone else a cake?" The answer is the baker still…

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Blueberry Bagels (with coconut flour and organic blueberries)

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016

A few years ago one of my coworkers brought me breakfast. A breakfast that I can never forget. A giant piping hot toasted blueberry bagel overflowing…

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Blueberry Banana Muffins (Plus I am a finalist!!!)

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2016

If you don't follow FeedFeed on instagram you may not know about their contest partnership with Bob's Red Mill. I entered these muffins a few weeks…

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Brown Sugar Raisin Bagels

Posted on Apr 9th, 2017

It feels so good to be back after two weeks! I have been stock piling recipes during my absence and I'm pretty sure these Brown Sugar Raisin Bagels…

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Buttery Soft Pretzels

Buttery Soft Pretzels – Perfect For Superbowl!

Posted on Jan 30th, 2017

Soft pretzel are one of my favorite go to appetizers. These come together so quickly! They are easy to freeze for later and you can customize them…

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Caramel Chocolate Cake With Nutella Frosting

Posted on Oct 28th, 2016

Halloween treats are my favorite kinds of desserts to make! This Caramel Chocolate Cake is no different. I used a basic chocolate cake batter and…

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Caramel Corn Apple Stuffed Cupcakes

Posted on Oct 14th, 2016

I am so excited for the fall season! This is my first official Halloween post. I have so many things happening this month that I can't wait to share!…

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Caramel Espresso Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 11th, 2019

What is it about Christmas that just makes you crave warm cups of espresso? Or is it just me?? These cookies are inspired from one of my favorite…

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Caramel Macchiato Brownies

Posted on Sep 5th, 2018

This Labor Day weekend ended up being filled with a lot more carbs then I intended! We had a busy few days at work before I headed up to North…

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Cherry Cheesecake Muffins

Posted on Oct 31st, 2021

Happy Halloween!! These muffins are so fun for holidays! I picked up a $10 skull pan from target to make them extra spooky. You could definitely use…

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Cherry Cobbler

Posted on Jun 21st, 2021

My whole life I have loved anything with cherries. I can never understand how someone could prefer apples or peaches. This cherry cobbler is so easy…

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Chocolate Cake Topped With Mocha Cream Cheese Frosting And Filled With Dark Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016

I can't stop looking at gum paste flowers. Seriously. They are so creative and beautiful. Some look so realistic I don't think you can tell a…

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Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookie Smores

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2016

My social media feeds today were FILLED with fall. It is officially September and even though we still have a few more weeks of summer it seems like…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Layered Cheese Cakes

Posted on Mar 18th, 2016

Easter is coming. Soon. Every year I try to make a big complex dessert, but this year I am staying simple. These layered cheesecakes require no…

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Chocolate Cream Pie

Posted on Nov 25th, 2015

When I was younger our family always went to a pie shop in Florida after church. It is one of my earliest memories. The walls were bright white and…

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Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

Posted on Mar 10th, 2016

After nearly 4 weeks of eating clean and detoxing I decided to have a cheat day. Not just any cheat day. A chocolate fudge cake cheat day. You can…

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Chocolate Ganache Cake

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2017

Chocolate ganache cake is one of those desserts you save for a celebration. Layers of moist fudge cake with a hint of espresso, silky chocolate…

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Chocolate Ganache Cake

Chocolate Ganache Cake With Cheesecake Filling

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2017

One of my favorite things about Valentine's Day is all the fun desserts. Even after all my brainstorming I still came up with mostly chocolate…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Meringue Cake

Posted on Feb 11th, 2021

This is such a fun way to make chocolate cake. Deep chocolate fudge cake topped with the crackled meringue and fresh whipped cream. It is a cross…

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Chocolate Pecan Pie

Posted on Nov 14th, 2016

When the holidays come around there is nothing I want more then a huge slice of pecan pie. This year I wanted to change it up a little and add…

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chocolate popcorn bark

Chocolate Popcorn Bark

Posted on Dec 26th, 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I hope you all had a blessed day! Today was my first day off in over a week. It was amazing to be able to sleep…

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Cinnamon Roll Danishes

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2015

  What do you do when you can't decide between a cinnamon roll and a danish? Well if you are me you make both. Together. As one. I was…

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Classic Chocolate Ganache Macarons

Posted on May 1st, 2016

Hi this is my first attempt at macarons! As in my first successful attempt. These delicate cookies only have a handful of ingredients, but are truly…

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Classic Tiramisu (Non Alcoholic!)

Posted on Dec 12th, 2016

Tiramisu is one of my all time favorite desserts. It is not too sweet. So light and fluffy. And flavors that are out of this world. Think layers of…

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Cookies and Cream Spider Cake

Posted on Oct 31st, 2019

We had a wild Halloween weekend filled with kids! Friday the kids dressed up and we went to a food truck event. I was so excited about my Chicago dog…

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cotton candy meringue cookies

Cotton Candy Meringue Nests

Posted on May 2nd, 2017

Today's post is going to be so quick and easy I am almost embarrassed to share. These easy cotton candy meringue cookies took about 10 minutes of…

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Cream Biscuits (Easy)

Posted on Aug 13th, 2016

Cream biscuits are the most fool proof recipes that I can find. Sometimes I find recipes that I think will work, but they are too dry or too greasy.…

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Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Dark Chocolate Chunk Oats and Raisins Cookies

Posted on Oct 16th, 2015

Have you ever seen the movie Whiplash? Miles Teller is a drummer being trained by an emotionally abusive teacher. Sounds depressing, but in fact it…

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Dark Chocolate Glazed Donuts With Toasted Coconut

Posted on Jun 4th, 2016

Happy National Donut Day! In honor of one of my favorite holidays I made these classic yeast donuts with a dark chocolate glaze and toasted coconut…

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Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Blondies

Posted on Apr 11th, 2016

Now that I have been working on eating clean for over a month I have often been splurging on the weekends. 1. that is when I do most of my baking,…

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Rodelle Double Chocolate Muffins

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Posted on Aug 13th, 2017

For ages Patrick has been telling me one of his favorite breakfast pastries are double chocolate chip muffins. I don't know why it has taken me so…

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easy caramel pineapple cake

Easy Caramel Pineapple Cake

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017

Easy Caramel Pineapple Cake. I say easy because the cake part is easy. The cookies and decorating take a little bit more time, but you cake throw…

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easy chocolate cherry pie

Easy Chocolate Cherry Pie

Posted on Jul 24th, 2017

Cherry pie is my all time favorite summer dessert! I wanted to come up with a recipe that looked beautiful, but was still easy enough to throw…

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easy meringue topping

Easy Meringue Topping

Posted on Mar 6th, 2017

Meringue has always been one of those things that intimidated me in the kitchen. I never had a desire to even attempt making a meringue for my pies…

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Easy Sugar Cookie Cut Outs

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

Every year without fail I hear the first Christmas song and I find myself in the kitchen mixing together this sugar cookie dough. Something about…

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Easy Three Ingredient Cheddar Biscuits

Posted on Oct 10th, 2015

     I love brunch. Saturday mornings are my lazy mornings. I do not have anywhere to be until my 11am yoga class so I take my sweet time getting…

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German Chocolate Celebration Cake

Posted on Feb 20th, 2017

Why German Chocolate Celebration Cake? This cake is made for celebrating! You start with four 6 inch fudge cake layers, caramel coconut filling, a…

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German Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Dark Chocolate Frosting

Posted on Feb 13th, 2016

German chocolate means different things to different people. It blows my mind how many weirdos people do not like coconut! I look everything about…

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Happy New Year Lemon Cake !

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

With 2016 coming to a close I wanted to make a fresh citrus cake. I have tons of white chocolate left from my holiday baking so I made some whipped…

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pecan brownies

Homemade Pecan Brownie Sundaes

Posted on Jan 31st, 2016

And then there are days when you just need a brownie. Smothered in gelato. Topped with whip cream and sprinkles. My favorite kind of brownies have…

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soft pretzel with cheddar beer dip

Homemade Soft Pretzels With Cheddar Beer Dip

Posted on Oct 25th, 2015

Who can say no to the buttery pretzel scent that is always lingering in the mall? Soft and fluffy drenched in butter. They have such a great…

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Hot Fudge Cheesecake

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2016

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that I usually bypass for a huge piece of chocolate cake. BUT if it is done right it moves to the front of my…

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Merlot Brownies with Merlot Ganache and Sea Salt

Posted on Feb 14th, 2017

  Every Valentine's Day I sit and contemplate- wine or brownies? I picked up some of my favorite red wine from Trader Joes and I knew I…

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chocolate mousse pie

Mini Chocolate Mousse Pies

Posted on May 13th, 2018

As a Rodelle brand ambassador I will be highlighting one of my favorite products. This post is not sponsored and all opinions are my own. What…

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Moist Chocolate Cake With Brightly Colored Buttercream

Posted on Oct 4th, 2015

Today I am bringing you the best chocolate cake I have ever made. So light and moist with a fudge-like flavor. What you need: 1 3/4 cup of AP…

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New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 18th, 2016

Do you remember the show What Not To Wear? I used to be obsessed with watching Stacy London and Clinton Kelly surprising regular people and updating…

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Nutella Caramel Fudge Brownies

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2016

I know - who do I think I am posting two Nutella recipes in a row? I just cannot help myself! I have no idea how I have somehow lumped Nutella and…

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Oatmeal Strawberry Jam Breakfast Muffins

Posted on May 24th, 2016

These muffins are a breakfast lover's dream come true. Packed with oats, brown sugar, and organic strawberry jam they are like a little bowl of…

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Orange Cake and Orange Buttercream

Posted on May 12th, 2016

This cake is special because I make it every year around my birthday. My mom has always made me an orange cake with orange buttercream and since I…

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Peppermint Brownie Cookies

Posted on Dec 14th, 2021

It is that time of year again! I am participating in one of my all-time favorite traditions, the Rodelle Cookie Campaign! Nothing says Christmas…

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pistachio butter cake

Pistachio Butter Cake (Happy 2nd Birthday!)

Posted on Sep 24th, 2017

Yesterday marked the 2 year birthday of! I cannot believe how fast time has flown by here! I am so excited to have found such a…

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Pizza Flatbread

Posted on Jun 9th, 2019

If you live anywhere near a Sprouts farmers market you definitely need to download their app. We discovered recently that you can do all your…

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pretzel rolls

Pretzel Slider Rolls

Posted on Dec 5th, 2015

Sometimes everything inside of me wants a soft buttery pretzel, but then there is dinner. Not everyone approves of soft pretzels for dinner (I know…

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Pumpkin Banana Snack Cake

Posted on Aug 25th, 2021

I was going to wait until September 1st to share this recipe, but it is just too good not to share! Plus I am sure we all have overly ripe bananas…

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Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

Posted on Nov 15th, 2017

Blueberry muffins are my all time favorite snack. I love the bakery style muffins with the sugary tops! Big juicy pieces of fruit in every bite make…

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Quick Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2018

How in the world is it only two weeks to Christmas already!!!! This is my all time favorite time of year. I have been preparing for weeks and now it…

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Royal Icing For Cut Out Cookies

Posted on Dec 19th, 2016

There is a little story about this royal icing. I decided I wanted to make little cut out cookies for all my friend's children this Christmas. I…

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Rustic Country White Bread

Posted on Apr 24th, 2016

AH, and so the love affair with my bread maker continues. I am currently working on a few grilled cheese creations for a contest now going on. The…

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Salty Olive and Cheddar Bread

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2016

Something about fresh baked bread just gives my house such a homey feel. We do not eat a lot of bread believe it or not which is really hard on my…

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Searching For That Idiot Proof Chocolate Chip Cookie

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2015

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Soft Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies and Giveaway Time!

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2018

This post is in collaboration with Rodelle Vanilla! All opinions are my own. I am so excited to be part of their cookie campaign again this year.…

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Sour Cream Crumb Cake

Posted on Nov 11th, 2015

 It has been raining in Georgia for the past two weeks straight. This crumb cake is all I can think about in this gloomy cold weather. It is so…

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Spiced Apple Cider Cake

Posted on Sep 28th, 2021

This September marks 7 years for! It is hard to believe how much time has passed! To celebrate I made a spiced apple cider cake…

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steak egg and cheese biscuits

Steak Egg And Cheese Biscuits

Posted on Jun 25th, 2017

Biscuits scream brunch to me. Especially when they are warm and fluffy. These steak egg and cheese biscuits are so moist I recommend eating them with…

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Strawberry Poundcake

Posted on May 19th, 2020

Poundcake is one of those things that can be tough and dry or sweet and creamy. I have always loved recipes that use a lot of heavy whipping cream,…

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sweet potato rolls

Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls

Posted on Nov 13th, 2018

Thanks Giving is only weeks away! Every year I scramble to get everything ready in time. This year I am planning early and having a stress free…

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Chocolate Cronut

Tasty Tuesdays- Was That Pin A Win? Cronut Addition

Posted on Oct 21st, 2015

Today we are tackling the Cronut. All over Pinterest I see recipes for these donut/ croissant hybrids. Flaky and buttery like a croissant, but soft…

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tiramisu cheesecake

Tiramisu Cheesecake and Big News!

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2017

If you have been following my blog/social media for a while you will already know how much I believe in shopping local. Not only is the customer…

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christmas cookies

Toasted Coconut Brown Sugar Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2017

Wowee that was a mouth full! This chewy brown sugar cookies are rolled in coconut then toasted to perfection before filling the middle with chocolate…

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Triple Chocolate Cake

Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

Posted on Nov 15th, 2015

When I want chocolate, I WANT CHOCOLATE. This dessert has a dense mocha cake drizzled with rich ganache and topped with chocolate shavings. Did you…

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triple chocolate chip cookies

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jan 21st, 2017

One of the best parts of only giving myself one cheat day a week is having 6 days to brainstorm these concoctions. I'm now heading into my 4th week…

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Triple Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Posted on Feb 7th, 2018

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! What screams love more than chocolate and berries? Cheesecake. I vote for cheesecake every time. I decided…

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banana bread waffle

Waffle It – Banana Bread

Posted on Jan 6th, 2016

Waffle It is going to be a small series I want to try this year. Featuring my favorite recipes cooked in my waffle maker. My brother bought me a book…

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Whip Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Cherry Topping

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2016

Now some may say this is not a true pound cake, but this is my favorite way to make a pound cake. The texture is so creamy and sweet it honestly does…

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Winning Fried Apple Muffins

Posted on Nov 17th, 2016

These fried apple muffins are the perfect start to your morning. Sweet fried apples are folded into a spicy muffin batter. This recipe is just as…

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Witch Cakes- Coca Cola Cupcakes With A Surprise!

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016

Happy Halloween! Today's post is going to be super short and sweet! I just had to get this yummy recipe up before the day was over! I…

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