• Classic Carrot Cake

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    If there’s a cake that really makes me feel all the warm and fuzzy Fall feelings…it’s carrot cake. I know what you’re thinking. What about pumpkin? Or apple? Carrot cake has all the Fall spices though, and it’s moist and so flavorful with every bite. You can add walnuts, or raisins, or not add anything at all. . . and it still turns out great! You don’t need cake flour, all purpose is just fine, and you don’t even need butter for the cake! So, without further ado, I think it’s time for an updated carrot cake recipe. I’m talking…

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  • French Apple Cake – with a twist

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    Sometimes you want a simple and quick, not overly sweet coffee cake that feels as cozy as Fall. If you’re in the mood for that, this is your cake! Traditionally made with sugar, I subbed the sugar in the cake with honey. I also used spiced rum instead of regular rum, to give it a fun little kick!  The best part? In an hour, you can be eating this! What you’ll need . . . Apples Flour Baking Powder Salt butter honey  eggs vanilla spiced rum sugar You’ll need one small bowl and your stand mixer! Combine the flour, baking…

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  • Cherry Shortcakes

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      You know one of the best things about summer? Stone Fruits! What is a stone fruit? It’s basically any fruit that has a fleshy pulp on the outside, and a single shell, that surrounds a seed, on the inside. So, cherries (!), peaches, plums, etc. I often have a hard time deciding what my favorite baking season is. On the one hand, there’s summer – which gives us alllll the cherries, and berries, and stone fruits, and just everything amazing. Then, there’s Fall, which, I mean, is basically a food blogger’s dream. It’s not too hot outside so you…

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  • 5(0) Shades of Grey Chocolate Cake

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      “Chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.” So I haven’t read the books or seen the movie – but – the movie did come out this week, and I needed an excuse to make a quick little chocolate cake – with 5 – not 50 (can you imagine how long that would take?!) shades of grey frosting! I was worried about using coffee in the cake but I had been hearing for a while that this makes for a super moist dark chocolate cake – and you can’t even taste the coffee. The rumors are true! So…

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