• The Best Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

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    If you’re looking for the fluffiest, chocolatiest, most easy to eat chocolate cupcakes, you have got to make these! Top with a swirl of Nutella cream cheese frosting, and you’ve got a winner! These cupcakes seriously feel light as air and I was able to store them in the fridge for several days without them drying out at all. I made these as part of my New Years Eve dessert spread, and they definitely made for a sweet start to the New Year! What You’ll Need . . . buttermilk or yogurt egg vegetable oil vanilla extract coffee flour granulated…

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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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  • Lime Cranberry Blondies

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    Can a dessert be sweet, tart, chewy, and refreshing all at the same time? I’m here to tell you – it can! These lime cranberry blondies are sooo good, I nearly finished them all myself! The blondie is the perfectly chewy texture, with sweet little bites of white chocolate chips. Then you have the dried cranberries, which add that tartness and pops of red color. Finished off with some lime, and you have a surprisingly refreshing blondie that’s hard to put down! So since it’s the week between the Holidays and New Years, and we’re neither here nor there –…

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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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  • Mini Jelly Donuts (Sufganiyot)

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    Soft and pillowy on the inside, and deep fried to perfection, these doughnuts are filled with strawberry jam, and just small enough that you can have seconds or thirds without feeling guilty! If you’re ready to take a break from Christmas cookie baking, you won’t regret making these traditional Hanukkah doughnuts.   What You’ll Need. . .  Yeast Milk Sugar Butter Lemon Zest Egg Salt Vanilla Extract Brandy Flour Strawberry Jelly (or filling of your choice, I offer more suggestions below) Vegetable Oil Powdered Sugar   First you’ll want to microwave your milk for about 30-40 seconds. Next pour the milk…

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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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  • 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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  • Pumpkin Smoothie

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    Another pumpkin recipe? Why, yes, of course! It is October, after all! This one is so easy to whip up, and it’s good for you too! Gonna throw a little bit of the eye doctor part in here . . . did you know that pumpkin is healthy for your eyes? It contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which are important nutrients that help reduce the risk of eye disease, such as macular degeneration! Smoothies are my go-to for quick morning breakfasts that will keep you full until lunch. You can also make this one as a tasty after dinner dessert, though.…

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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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