Cakes & Cupcakes

								

Super Bowl Spectacular Food & Decorations

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My brain whirls with ideas 24/7 so it was great fun to put together a big game spread for Atlanta & Co. I’m not really into football that much but who says you have to be to enjoy a party with friends. On game day I’m all about the three F’s (friends, food, fun).  I …

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ORANGE SLICE CANDY CAKE

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I came across this recipe in a cookbook I have from 1949.  I was thumbing through the book one night, I had a bag of orange slice candy leftover from a Halloween project, the bake looked very easy and I was intrigued by baking with orange slice candy.  First thing I noticed in the recipe …

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PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES with MAPLE CREAM FILLING

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I have to apologize for the problems I have had with this blog. I was trying to change things over and somehow they have lost half of my content, even though they guaranteed it was backed up. I am still trying to update and transition my site and it has become a real mess  and …

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DELICIOSO TRES LECHES FRUIT TOPPED CAKE

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When the weather gets warmer, my first thought is to make this cake.  Tres Leches means “3 milks” which is sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream.  This milk mixture is poured onto a dense sponge cake that I have poked many holes into so that every bit of this wonderful milk mixture is …

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SINFUL & DECADENT GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE

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I have to admit, I didn’t know much about gluten free baking when I was approached to teach a class.  I’ve been baking since I was a child and have never had any problems with gluten but I learned that many do.  The stores are full of gluten free products right now and I have …

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FRESH SWEET POTATO CAKES WITH SPICED RUM GLAZE

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I love fall baking, the site of falling leaves, having the kids home for the holidays and the crisp air.  This week I was on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta with a holiday baking segment (link posted soon).  Where did the year go?  This has absolutely been the craziest year in my life with all the …

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LAMINGTONS

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I’m always on the hunt for new and different recipes to make.  I was reading something about Australia and saw that Lamingtons are very popular in bakeries, cafes and even supermarkets.  The name “Lamington” intrigued me, as a weird name for a cake, so I read further. The cake was named after Lord Lamington, the …

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Lemon Ginger Bundt Cake

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Well, they say you can’t wear white shoes after Labor Day but what about the protocol for baking.  Do we need to be settling into pumpkin and apple right now?  I feel like I am wearing white shoes by posting this delicious fresh ginger and lemon cake with lemon glaze. It seems summery to me …

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GEORGIA PEANUT CAKE ROLL

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In the final episode there were three finalists. I started out on a strong foot. I had never had any real disasters, never been on the chopping block and was at peace going in, knowing that I did my best and, holy cow, I was in the finals!!!

Our first bake had to be …

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