• Strawberry Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

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    Have you guys ever tried a pizookie? Years ago when I learned why it was called “pizookie”. . . it blew my mind. It’s a pizza cookie, ie a deep dish skillet baked cookie! Did everyone know this? Anyway, when you’re not in the mood to make a bunch of small cookies, wait while they refrigerate (which by the way, totally worth it), and just want to DIG INTO a steaming hot chocolate chip strawberry cookie topped with cool vanilla ice cream – this is the recipe for you! The strawberries add a little fresh bite to each chocolate-y cookie…

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  • 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 😉 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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  • Best Chocolate Cake!

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      “Put ‘eat chocolate’ at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you’ll get one thing done.” True story. If you do only one thing this weekend – it should be to make this chocolate cake. It’s seriously moist, sweet, and amazingly chocolate-y. There’s no need to waste more time – here it is – now go bake!   Chocolate Cake 2 1/2 cups flour 2 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup cocoa powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup milk +1 tsp. white vinegar (let stand…

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  • Summertime Strawberry upside-down cake

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      “Happiness is…Strawberries” Yum…who doesn’t love a great strawberry?! Makes it feel like summer already! This strawberry upside-down cake is everything you want it to be – moist, rich, and strawberry flavored. Enjoy! Upside down cake 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 box of fresh strawberries a handful of fresh blueberries 2 1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp ginger 1/2 cup butter 1 1/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup of sour cream 1/4 cup lemon juice   Spray 9.5 inch springform pan with…

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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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