Category Archives: baking

Sugar-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Today I entered the world of sugar-free baking.  This side of baking has peaked my interest lately on a personal level since being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes back in October of last year.  I’ve been slightly apprehensive about baking … Continue reading

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Starbucks Cake

This afternoon I got bored and decided, since I’ve been MIA for awhile, that I would make a cake!  This cake was one of the most low-maintenance and enjoyable ones that I’ve done in a long time due to it’s … Continue reading

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Honey Whole Wheat Bread

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: -1 3/4 c. water -1 tbsp active dry yeast -1/3 c. organic honey -1 tbsp agave nectar -3 c. whole wheat flour -1 tbsp wheat gluten -1/3 c. vegetable oil -1 tsp salt -3 c. bread flour … Continue reading

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Mascarpone-Filled Cake with Marinated Summer Berries

This is a wonderful summertime recipe! It’s not too sweet, not too heavy, and delicious! For cake: 2 cups sifted cake flour (not self-rising; sift before measuring) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick … Continue reading

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My First Fondant Cake!

Well, I know I haven’t posted anything for about a week, but for good reason!  I’ve been working on my first ever fondant cake (and studying for a math test like CRAZY)!  It was a lot of fun, a lot … Continue reading

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New York Cheesecake

As promised, here is my cheesecake recipe… For the crust: 1 1/3 cups finely grated graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup sugar 5 tbsp. melted butter Pinch of salt For the filling: 4 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, softened 1 3/4 cups … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie

In honor of Memorial Day today, and because it is one of my Dad’s favorite desserts, I made an all-American cherry pie.  Simple, delicious, and fun to make. 🙂 What You’ll Need: For Pie Dough… 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour … Continue reading

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