• 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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  • 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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  • Carrot- Mango Spiced Coffee Cake

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        I strongly recommend you stop everything you’re doing and go bake this cake. If you’re looking for the perfect single layer coffee cake to eat with your morning coffee (or tea) – this is it! There are two (not so) secret ingredients that really give this cake the fluffy, can’t put your fork down consistency: Mango, and ricotta cheese! Combine those with freshly grated carrots, and some yummy cinnamon type spices, top with a decadent streusel, drizzle with some amazing cream cheese glaze, and you’ve got yourself a  mouthwatering breakfast treat. (ALSO – your home will smell amaaaazing…

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  • Caramelized Pear Upside Down Cake

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    If you’re looking for an easy and tasty little cake that’ll be gone before you know it – this is for you! It’s super moist and has a crispy caramel-y pear taste on top!   What you’ll need: For the cake batter: Butter sugar eggs flour baking powder salt cinnamon ginger nutmeg buttermilk pears For the Caramelized pear topping: Pears butter brown sugar cinnamon nutmeg To make the cake batter: Wash, peel, and grate 2 large pears and set them aside. Cut your butter into small cubes and beat with the paddle attachment in your stand mixer until fluffy. Add…

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  • Apple + Honey Cake

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        It’s finally Fall baking time! Let’s start the season off with this pretty easy apple and honey cake. Anything that can be completed in a couple hours with no make ahead ingredients sounds good to me! Who else is excited for all the apple (and pumpkin!) recipes to come?! Apple Topping 3 medium sized apples, cored, peeled and sliced into thin slices 3/4 cup honey 3 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup orange juice Juice of one small lemon Cake 1 1/2 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1.5…

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