Category Archives: dessert

Halloween is almost here: Kitty Litter Cake for everyone!

It’s creepy. It’s real looking. So real looking you might have to eat some first before anyone else will. Behold Kitty Litter Cake! Love this for Halloween. I can’t say all the people I’ve served it to are as excited … Continue reading

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The Donut Project

The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of Butter Me Up. Lori chose to challenge DBers to make doughnuts. She used several sources for her recipes including Alton Brown, Nancy Silverton, Kate Neumann and Epicurious.  I went … Continue reading

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Cake Truffles: Peanut Butter and Banana Beauties

I know a lot of people scared to make a cake from scratch.  It really doesn’t  take that much longer to make a scratch cake (I swear!) and they taste soooo much better.  So much better, you won’t want to … Continue reading

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Peanut butter & Jelly Sandwich Cake

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  Even if you didn’t eat them growing up, they make you think of childhood and school lunches.  When I was in grade school, there were 2 brands of peanut butter and you could get smooth … Continue reading

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Creamy Vanilla Bean Flan

My mom just had knee surgery so of course she got a choice of treats.  Without hesitation, she said flan.  Flan is an egg-milk custard and versions of it are made all over the world: Latin America, South America, Portugal, … Continue reading

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