• Blackcurrant Norwegian Twist Buns (Kanelsnurrer)

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    A new blog post for a new (updated) blog! The Eye Doc Bakes blog has been needing a makeover for a while – so I’m so glad to have finally done it! What do you guys think? I tried to make it more streamlined and easier to find recipes. Follow along on here, on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest! And sign up for our e-mail list to never miss a new recipe! So, without further ado… what are these cute little buns you see here? I figured since we can’t do too much traveling right now, why not travel via your…

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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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  • Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes & Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Frosting

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      “Pumpkin spice and everything nice” Hello all! Hope you’ve been enjoying your Fall time. Here is another Fall recipe before all the Winter-y holiday baking fun ensues. If your family is not a fan of pumpkin pie, but you still want some sweet pumpkin at your Thanksgiving dessert table, try these cute mini pumpkin cupcakes, topped with a delicious pumpkin spice cream cheese frosting! They’re so small and fluffy – they go fast – so you might need to make extra! Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes 2.5 cups  flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder  pinch of salt 1 and…

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  • Loquat Lemon Banana Bundt Cake

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      “No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow…” Spring has sprung! And I’m back with some fresh recipes after a long hiatus 🙂 This one is a tasty dessert or great breakfast pastry – light and fluffy and perfect with a cup of tea. Cake 2 1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1/2 cup butter 1 1/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 3/4 cup of sour cream 1 ripe banana – mashed zest of 1/2 lemon juice of 1/2 lemon 10 fresh loquats, peeled and quartered Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a…

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  • Persimmon Tart

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      “Life is a lot better with chocolate” Happy New Year! Sorry to have been a bit neglectful of the blog the last month. Here is a quick and easy recipe a lot of people have been asking for. Persimmons are good for your eyes, have a lot of Vitamin-C, and may also have heart healthy benefits – so eat up, in a sweet way! 🙂 The Tart 1 cup butter 2 cups flour 4 tbsp sugar pinch of salt 2 eggs, separated a bit less than 1/4 cup water 1 tsp vanilla Beat butter in stand mixer until smooth. In…

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  • Blueberry and Raspberry Summer Fruit Tarts

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      “Happiness is a bowl of fresh berries” …or maybe a bunch of fresh berries on top of a shortcrust mini tart and creamy vanilla custard? I’ll take the latter version 😉 Here’s my favorite fruit tart recipe- hope you enjoy it as much as I do!   Shortcrust Tarts 1 cup butter 2 cups flour 4 tbsp sugar pinch of salt 2 eggs, separated a bit less than 1/4 cup water 1 tsp vanilla Beat butter in stand mixer until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, salt. Beat together two egg yolks with water. Add dry ingredients…

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  • Puppy and Kitten Love: Mini Cupcakes

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      “A true friend leaves paw prints on your heart.”   Aww..so true! Gotta love puppies and kittens. What better way to honor them than cutie mini cupcakes? Here’s a how-to:   Puppies: Your favorite mini cupcake recipe (You can try a chocolate one, or even a gluten-free option.) Wilton candy eyeballs – small Wilton candy eyeballs – large Airheads- cherry flavor Black edible ink pen Wilton black candy drops White sparkling sugar Cream cheese frosting -white   Kittens: White chocolate chips Pink candy sprinkle hearts White and pink jimmies (sprinkles) Black wilton rainbow chip crunch sprinkles or mini dark…

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  • Flourless Dark Chocolate and Strawberry Mousse Dome Cakes

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      “A balanced life is chocolate in both hands.” This is why I made brownies and chocolate cakes for breakfast. Sounds about right. But really though – I recently learned to make mousse and it is amaaazing. Mousse is so light and fluffy and it almost makes you feel like you didn’t just eat a whole cake. For the record – these are mini dome cakes, so it’s all good!   Flourless Chocolate Brownies (This makes the base of the cakes and the extras make for ooey gooey brownie goodness just on their own) 4 eggs, separated 1 cup sugar (separated…

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