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Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Truffles (V, GF, Dairy-Free)

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Hello, friends! Last week, I posted a Basics recipe for a much loved spice that reigns supreme during this season – Pumpkin Pie Spice. While it contains no pumpkin whatsoever, its flavors enhance pumpkin and other members of the squash family so well, it’s used quite often in Fall baking.  Read more

Basic, Creamy Cheesecake

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So far on this blog, I have devoted my posts to cakes – pound cakes, chocolate cake, carrot cake. The list goes on. This week I am sharing with you a cake of a much different sort. In fact this is not even a cake at all.  Read more

Banana Chocolate Cake

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I am always making banana bread or banana cake – mostly because I am constantly left with a bunch of overripe bananas that no one in my house (myself, included) wants to eat. What may look less than appetizing is actually golden in baking. An overripe banana is sweeter, moister, more flavorful, and softer than a just-ripe banana that is ideal for eating. These brown-speckled specimens are prime ingredients in baking as they add all these qualities to your baked goods.  Read more

Peanut Butter Cake

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Peanut butter is the quintessential American food. It’s made by roasting peanuts and grinding them into a smooth paste. Peanut butter is delicious in sandwiches – both with jelly or banana (one of my favorites). It is also is a great baking ingredient, adding tons of peanutty flavor to cookies and cakes, ganaches and frostings. Read more

White Chocolate Banana Cake

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Banana cake or banana bread is quite a delicious treat on its own, but when coupled with one of the many foods that pair so well with bananas, becomes something really special. There are so many great flavors that really magnify the beauty of this fruit. White chocolate is one such addition. Read more

Coffee Cake: The Real Deal

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When you think of coffee cake, you think of crumb cake – a moist vanilla cake, often times topped with a crumbly streusal alongside your morning cup of coffee, right? Sometimes they are fruity coffeecakes and sometimes they are plain, but they are always just right with that piping cup of joe.

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache

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Milk Chocolate Ganache Frosting

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