Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

ChocChocChipBundtCake

 I’ve been searching for a long time. For a recipe to duplicate one of our favorite flavors from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Bundt cakes don’t always turn out great. The wrong recipe will take foreeeeeever to bake and end up dry on the outside or worse, stuck to the pan. I’ve ruined many a bundt cake…. 

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Strawberry Sour Cream Cupcakes

StrawberrySourCreamCupcakes

I’m going to rant about strawberry cupcakes for a minute so just hang on. I’ve made a lot of versions of strawberry cupcakes. Strawberry Champagne cupcakes , Strawberry Lemon cupcakes, and these strawberry cupcakes from two years ago.  Don’t forget about the strawberry ruffle cake from a couple years earlier. I thought I had it figure… 

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Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

Caramel cake. It’s my new obsession. That and fish tacos. But not together, because ew. I originally made this for “family dinner”, which is when our family and the two neighbors from the old neighborhood indulge in our denial that we no longer live next to each other and we all have lunch after church…. 

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Sugar Cookie Bars

SugarCookieBars

This is so cheating. On more than one level. For starters, the pictures are ooooold. Remember when I lived in a super crappy apartment and all my pictures were done under fluorescent lighting and my “final shots” were ALL done on the one picnic table I had right outside my apartment? Yep, these are from… 

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Honoring Mimi {with Sheet Cake!}

SheetCake

In the last week, we have celebrated Ike’s birthday, Anna experienced her first funeral (that she will remember), and our family celebrated the life and legacy of a fierce and witty woman. Mimi (Mr. Sweeter Thing’s grandmother) passed away after 95 years. I’ll say that again, 95 years. She was amazing. She was a prayer… 

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Facebook Friday!

Facebook Friday!

Ok, I’m not making this a thing. Although…..I don’t know…maybe I will? It has a nice ring to it, don’t ya think? I have cupcakes in the oven right now (and both kids at my feet), and it’s the base recipe from these cupcakes, which we’ve already talked about before. But it’s a variation, and… 

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Modeling Chocolate {Just Say “No” to Fondant}

Modeling Chocolate

I will never use fondant again. I mean, I don’t use it much anyway. We’ve been over this: it’s expensive, making it yourself is annoying and it’s hard to work with the homemade stuff,  it tastes disgusting, everyone peels it off and throws it away so there goes your hard work and money down the… 

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Jackson & Jonah Turn One! {A Cake Decorating Tutorial}

Tutorial

Dear Jackson & Jonah, You don’t really know me. I know you (I know that sounds creepy, but keep reading). We are friends with your parents. I mean, not like “call us in the middle of the night with an emergency” friends (although that would be fine), but definitely more than neighbors. Definitely “I have… 

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Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Cake {For a Baby Shower}

GF DF Choc Cake

A really fantastic thing is happening right now. As we speak. Nap time. Both of them. At.The.Same.Time. AND….the house is picked up. AND….I found the LAST diet coke in the garage today. AND….in a couple hours I’m getting a free facial for being the model (using that term loosely here) for a demonstration at a… 

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