• 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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  • Cranberry-Pear Pie with a Cinnamon Spice Crust

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    It’s almost Thanksgiving! I looove a great apple pie, and a fantastic pumpkin pie – the classics. But if you’re ready for something a little bit different, but equally amazing – try this recipe for cranberry and pear pie. It’s made with a special cinnamon spiced crust, to give it that extra wonderful Fall feeling in every bite. Cranberry adds a great tart flavor, which is balanced perfectly by sweet pears.   What You’ll Need. . .  Flour granulated sugar salt cinnamon nutmeg ginger cloves butter vegetable shortening cold water turbinado sugar egg wash For the Filling. . .  cranberries…

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  • Carrot Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze

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    Imagine this – a warm, cinnamon smell wafts from the kitchen. You come in and see a fresh batch of just baked cinnamon rolls. They’re covered with a luxurious maple glaze – and what’s this? Little orange flecks in the rolls? Carrots add some veggie goodness (which you can barely taste) to your already amazing rolls? You slowly rip away one large, luscious roll, and take an amazing bite of that soft, sweet roll. SO GOOD. You too can feel like this! Just make these carrot cinnamon rolls with a maple cream cheese glaze!  Here’s what you’ll need . .…

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  • Italian Meringue Buttercream Cookies

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    It’s that time again! So this year I was loving Halloween and have been so into all the Fall baking (obviously, if you follow along!). Buuuut. Now that Halloween is over, and it’s November – we have moved into cookie season! Ok, yes, also pie season. We’ll get there too. But today, I ‘m giving you this amazing new cookie recipe. Ever since this pandemic started, I dunno about you, but I have been baking baking baking. And what happens when you bake? Sometimes you have some extras leftover. Like leftover pie dough, or leftover cake layers, or, in this…

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  • Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins

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    If you have no self control when it comes to pumpkin, or chocolate, or muffins, this recipe is for you. It’s a small batch recipe – it makes only 6 muffins! But trust me, it hits the spot! These are the fluffiest, softest muffins, which feel so light as air, that they are a little too easy to eat – good thing there are only gonna be 6 of them. No one’s stopping you from making them again though, just sayin. I also dipped the muffin tops into my butterscotch sauce – and the amazing factor just doubles.  Now, for…

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