• Heart-Shaped Mini Ombre Cakes

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      Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s day or Galentine’s day – this is a super-cute and fun dessert to bake – and it’s almost guilt free because it’s so mini ๐Ÿ˜‰ What You’ll Need . . . Flour sugar baking powder salt butter canola oil milk clear vanilla extract eggs For the frosting: butter cream cheese powdered sugar clear vanilla extract   To make the cakes . . . Preheat oven to 350F. Meanwhile whisk the dry ingredients in a large bowl and set aside. Whip the butter in your stand mixer with the paddle attachment until smooth  (scrape down the…

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  • Rose Swirl Meringues

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      โ€œRoses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and so are you!โ€   More like so are these cute little meringues! So there are 3 types of meringue โ€“ French, Swiss, and Italian. These are based on the Swiss kind, because the egg whites are heated over a double boiler. Anywho, I definitely recommend making these because theyโ€™re easy to make, Fat Free (!), can be eaten as a cookie on their own, or used to decorate cookies and cupcakes. Theyโ€™re perfect for any old day, or a special day, like a bridal shower, wedding, or anything pretty!…

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  • 5(0) Shades of Grey Chocolate Cake

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      โ€œChocolate is natureโ€™s way of making up for Mondays.โ€ So I havenโ€™t read the books or seen the movie โ€“ but โ€“ the movie did come out this week, and I needed an excuse to make a quick little chocolate cake – with 5 – not 50 (can you imagine how long that would take?!) shades of grey frosting! I was worried about using coffee in the cake but I had been hearing for a while that this makes for a super moist dark chocolate cake โ€“ and you canโ€™t even taste the coffee. The rumors are true! So…

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  • Painted Buttercream Cake

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      “Friends knock on your door. Best friends walk into your house and start eating” Not sure where this quote is from – but I like it! This week I baked a white cake for my best friend’s birthday. She wanted a white cake, and it had to have strawberries somewhere. But I also knew it had to be special. When you’ve been friends with someone for almost 20 years (!), you know they deserve a darn good cake. I’m pretty happy with my frosting recipes, but I was definitely worried about the painting aspect. Most things I could find…

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