Caramel apple spice cake with caramel cream cheese frosting, garnished with crushed Speculoos cookies!

Caramel Apple Spice Cake

I don’t make many layer cakes, mainly because of the extra time and labor involved.  Christmas calls for something a little extra special though, so I put together this dreamy caramel apple spice cake. The idea for this cake is based off of a cupcake recipe that we absolutely love.  Since the cupcake recipe yields…

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Triple Chocolate Salted Tart

This sinful confection is one of my favorite desserts that I have ever made.  It’s rich, bold, and satisfying but doesn’t leave you feeling bogged down by an overload of sugar.  It comes together easily, doesn’t require any special skills, and would be an impressive addition to your holiday gatherings this year. This tart… oh…

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Peanut Butter Cinnamon Oatmeal Mug Cake + Giveaway

Mug cakes are both wonderful and dangerous things.  A few tablespoons of ingredients, a couple of minutes in the microwave, and poof: you’ve got a warm personal-sized mug of delicious, sweet goodness.  There’s a billion and three different types of mug cakes that can be made, but this one just rose to the top as…

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Sweet Cornbread Cake With Buttermilk Ice Cream

I started to dream up the idea for this dessert during our trip to Hawaii.  We tried a piece of cornbread from the Diamond Head Market & Grille that was so sweet and delectable that it easily could have been mistaken for a cake.  So I thought, well, why can’t it actually be a cake?  Why can’t cornbread…

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Little Debbie Zebra Cakes Recipe

Little Debbie Copycat Recipes To Make At Home

If you grew up in an area where Little Debbie cakes were available, many of these treats will have you drowning in a sea of nostalgia full of school cafeterias, after school snacks, and waiting with bated breath for the seasonal and holiday special flavors to be released.  These insanely fun copycat recipes will allow…

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Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Snap Crust and Sorghum Whipped Cream

I made this pie two weekends ago, and I was drawn to Alton Brown’s recipe for pumpkin pie because of the unique use of crushed ginger snaps in the crust instead of graham crackers.  We both adore the bold, spicy flavor of ginger snaps, so we figured this one would be a real winner.


How to make Key Lime Pie

Only one blog post this week?  Sheesh – and I call myself a blogger!  We’ve had company from Matt’s parents this week so I haven’t had time to take photos and prepare posts.  I did, however, make this pie last night and thought I would share it with all of you!


Impossible Buttermilk Pie

Show of hands – how many of you wanted to click away from this post as soon as you saw the word “impossible” in the recipe title? Uh huh, that’s what I thought. But seriously, don’t worry.  The name of this pie is misleading!  An “impossible” pie simply refers to a nifty little crustless pie…

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How to Stack Cake Layers | Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

As many of you know, I struggle with making “pretty” food.  Each time I try, there seems to be some hang up along the way that sends my brilliant (not really) ideas into droopy lopsided pitifulness.  However, I was determined to make a birthday cake for Matt and his dad, and figured it was the…

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