• stone fruit and berry crisp with nectarines cherries and berries and oatmeal crispy top

    Stone Fruit and Berry Crisp

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    This Crisp is the summer dessert of your dreams! Now that the stores are filled with beautiful berries and cherries, and nectarines, this crisp is a no-brainer! It is seriously the easiest dessert to make, and everyone will be thanking you for making such a tasty treat! Just make sure you have some French Vanilla ice cream to dollop on top! This is the perfect dessert when you’re feeling lazy, if you need to bring a dessert to a summer barbecue, or if you’re just needing to use up some fruits you have in the fridge – you really can’t…

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  • recipe for the best chew lemon cookies with bright lemon flavor

    The Best Lemon Cookies

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    If you like a chewy, super lemon-y cookie – this is the one for you! It is soooo good. And it’s small batch, so you don’t have to feel too guilty if you eat them all in one day! Calling all my lemon dessert fans! These cookies are seriously as easy as 1-2-3! They only need to chill for about 20 minutes, and they’re sooo easy to eat. They were definitely a hit at our home. I hope you’ll enjoy making these again and again!  What You’ll Need. . . unsalted butter granulated sugar lemon zest lemon juice vanilla extract egg…

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  • strawberry rhubarb ricotta tart

    Strawberry Rhubarb Ricotta Tart

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    This dessert is the perfect combination of tart and sweet, and all about that pink! A little sour rhubarb combined with sweet strawberries, decadent ricotta mixed with a jam made from those same strawberries and rhubarb, all set in this beautiful pastry tart crust. This dessert just screams Spring!  It’s finally rhubarb season! And I was finally able to secure some beautiful pink rhubarb!  A few weekends ago I went strawberry picking, so the berries used in this tart are farm to table. Though they didn’t grow rhubarb on this farm, they did have some at their little farm store,…

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  • Berry Vanilla Kefir Cake, layer berry cake, six inch cake, mother's day cake

    Berry Vanilla Kefir Cake

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    A light vanilla cake, with berries inside and layered with whipped cream, this cake is the perfect dessert for Spring! It tastes a bit like a strawberry shortcake, and is sooo easy to eat! My mom loves this cake, so I’ll be making it for dessert for Mother’s day brunch this year.  This post is sponsored by Lifeway Kefir,  but the opinions and thoughts are mine. Thanks for supporting the brands that make EyeDocBakes possible! When making a cake, especially a naked cake – the cake layers have to be really excellent. This cake has the perfect crumb – it’s…

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  • sweet blueberry curd fills this shortcrust pastry to make a yummy blueberry meringue tart

    Blueberry Meringue Tart

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    A refreshing yet richly flavored blueberry curd, made with fresh blueberries and orange juice, fills this sweet shortcrust pastry. Topped with meringue that is torched to perfection, and some fresh fruit – you’ll want to make sure you have extra tarts, because everyone will be asking for more! Also, the beautiful natural dark purple color of these tarts makes them a show stopper!  It’s funny, because as a food blogger, we always test our recipes ahead of time. So that means that even though, for example. Valentine’s day is February 14th – I was making and testing all the pink…

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  • Fluffy orange muffins with a fruity orange glaze and topped with candied blood oranges

    Glazed Orange Muffins

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    These are the fluffiest, most orange flavored muffins you’ll make! Top them off with a sweet orange glaze and a candied orange slice, and you’ll be in citrus Heaven! The muffin itself is made with a mixture of Navel or Valencia Orange and Blood Orange, and the glaze is made with a fresh orange juice. It has a distinct orange flavor, with a little bit of fruity pebbles type flavor in there too!  If you have extra citrus, the candied orange slices are a great dessert to make that you can snack on even when the muffins are gone!  What…

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  • Banana Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls

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    What a year! We’ve nearly made it through 2020, and you definitely deserve these Banana Funfetti Cinnamon Rolls to reward yourself. Why? Well let me explain. First off, cinnamon rolls. Is there anything better than a – prep the night before and pop in the oven in the morning- dessert that can be considered breakfast? I didn’t think so. But wait, there’s more. Funfetti. Why? Because this was a hard year. It just was. And if Funfetti anything doesn’t put a smile on your face, I don’t know what will! Now, name me one baking item that basically hired a…

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  • Dark Chocolate Brownie Kiss Cookies

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    Still in need of some Christmas cookies? Then these Dark Chocolate Brownie Kiss Cookies are your new best friends! They don’t take any extra chilling time, and can be done in about15 minutes! These are for my dark chocolate lovers, as the brownie cookies are made with 85% dark chocolate, and the kisses are also dark chocolate! Bake them for the Holidays or anytime you need a serious chocolate fix!  What You’ll Need. . . Unsalted Butter dark chocolate granulated sugar brown sugar eggs vanilla extract flour cocoa powder kosher salt baking powder dark chocolate kisses In a microwave safe…

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  • Peppermint Cranberry Rugelach Cookies

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    Do you love rugelach cookies? Do you also love the Holiday flavors of Cranberry and Peppermint? If the answer is yes, then boy do I have the dessert for you! These are buttery, these are flaky, and they have the perfect Holiday kick in the homemade Cranberry Peppermint Jam.  What You’ll Need. . . Flour Salt Butter Cream Cheese Sugar Vanilla Cranberries Water Brown Sugar Orange Peppermint Extract 1 egg + water Turbinado Sugar Candy Canes   First you’ll prep the dough. It only takes a few minutes, so I usually make this the night before and just have it…

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  • Pressed Flower Cookies

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    It’s officially cookie season! So let’s start it off with a dainty, elegant, pressed flower shortbread cookie! These are perfect for the holidays, or any time you need a beautiful cookie to impress your friends and family with. This is a quick and easy recipe to make, which you can prep ahead of time, and it gives you a delicate, beautiful result.  What You’ll Need . . . assorted edible flowers butter granulated sugar egg vanilla extract flour The first thing you’ll want to do is prepare your flowers. You’ll want to get a few heavy books and some parchment…

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