Clementine Vanilla Bean Yogurt Cake

January 31, 2014
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This yogurt cake has so much great flavor thanks to clementines and vanilla beans that you won’t even notice that it uses whole wheat flour and yogurt!  This time of year, we go through clementines like craaaaaazy. E loves them, Ben loves them, and I love them. Easy to peel, easier to eat. But sometimes […]

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Peach-Spice Coffee Cake

September 6, 2012
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I know I’m squeeeeeeaking this recipe in at the end of peach season, but it is a must-try! You could even make it with canned or frozen peaches but of course fresh are always better. How do you all peel peaches? I used what I feel is the quickest method, although it does get some […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

June 29, 2012
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Bananas and chocolate, a match made in heaven, no? This banana cake is one of my absolute favorite things that my mom makes. It is so very moist, and topped with a cream cheese frosting…it is just perfect. I featured it once before on my blog, without chocolate chips, in the form of cake pops. […]

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Cake Pops and a Giveaway

August 17, 2011

Update: This giveaway is closed. Winner has been announced. For my daughter’s first birthday, I am planning a party with a pink and brown polka dot theme. I came to the conclusion that I should make cake pops. What is more perfect for a polka dot themed party than a little (pink and brown) polka […]

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It’s My Birthday, Let’s Talk Cake!

August 5, 2011

I’m getting old. And if I keep doing recipe round-ups involving cake and ice cream, I’ll also be getting fat(ter). Eh, life happens. So (as you might have figured out from the title) today is my birthday, and instead of making or eating cake, I’m just drooling over the amazingness on the internet. Since people […]

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Rhubarb and Nutmeg Cake

June 10, 2011

Rhubarb is one of those things that people either love or hate. I love it. Hubby hates it. So I made this cake and then I threw three-quarters of it away. Not because it wasn’t good. Oh, it was very good. It was too good. I couldn’t stop eating it. And I had no one […]

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St. George’s Day Celebration 2011

April 28, 2011

My husband is a huge history buff (and I just love a good party). He used to teach social studies at a high school, but has moved on to an administrative position. In the last couple of years, we have been celebrating St. George’s Day (April 23rd). This year, we were going to be out of town visiting […]

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White Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

March 28, 2011

This recipe came from one of those moments. You know the kind. Spur of the moment visitors, you want to have something delicious to eat, but you really really don’t want to go to the grocery store. Even if it is right next door. So you open the pantry. You open the fridge. You even […]

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Cake Batter Chocolate Bark (

February 11, 2011

I love batter of any type. So when I came across this recipe, I knew I had to try it. My parents are visiting this weekend, so I’m hoping that they will help me eat it. That is my excuse for making it at least. Original recipe can be found here. Now I have some […]

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