• soft sugar cookies made with kefir, topped with silky smooth buttercream frosting, perfect for valentine's day

    Easy Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

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    What could be better than a soft sugar cookie topped with a pink buttercream frosting for Valentine’s day? I can’t think of much! These cookies are chewy inside and crisped on the edges, the buttercream is soft and naturally colored with raspberry juice, and both the cookies and cream are made with mixed berry Kefir, adding a little healthy touch to them!  This post is sponsored by Lifeway Kefir,  but the opinions and thoughts are mine. Thanks for supporting the brands that make EyeDocBakes possible!   What You’ll Need. . . flour baking powder baking soda cream of tartar cornstarch salt…

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  • Blood Orange + Berry Tart

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    Don’t you love a great citrus season? I’d been wanting to make a bright and wonderful tart, but didn’t have enough berries since it’s a bit too early. Welcome – citrus season! The color of this tart comes out so beautifully, you barely need anything to decorate it at all. I decided to add some candied oranges to enhance it a bit. I also usually love making a shortcrust for tarts, but I wasn’t in the mood to do too much baking in the oven – so I went with a cookie crust. This would be a great dessert to…

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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 πŸ˜‰ 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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  • Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Mini Mini Cupcakes On Top!

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      β€œWhen you look at a cupcake, you’ve got to smile.” True story when it comes to these little cutie-patooties! Every time I walk into the kitchen and see them I break into a little giggle . These are perfect to make for anyone who loves chocolate, cupcakes, mini things, pink, has a birthday, has a baby, is getting married, is sad, is happy, is your valentine, is your best friend β€“ basically anyone – just figure out a reason and bake them!   Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cupcakes (makes 24 mini cupcakes) 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp…

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