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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

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

Even Better (!) Cooked Flour Frosting (with flavor variations & Vegan option)

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache

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Smooth, Lush Cream Cheese Frosting (Peanut Butter & Nutella Variations)

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Cream cheese frosting, not unlike a lot of American frostings, is made with confectioner’s sugar. Confectioner’s sugar, also knows as powdered sugar and 10x (indicating the finer crystals) usually contains a bit of cornstarch to improve the consistency and prevent caking that may occur.

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