Cake and Cheesecake


Dark Chocolate Coconut Sour Cream Snowball Cake

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2014

This Chocolate Snowball Cake is a festive dessert for any winter gathering, but more importantly, it's crazy delicious. Dark chocolate and fluffy…

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Chocolate Caramel Espresso Muffins

Posted on Dec 16th, 2014

As I stood over the counter impatiently ripping off the liner and biting into these still-warm Chocolate Caramel Espresso Muffins, I made a mental…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Posted on Nov 11th, 2014

This classic Pumpkin Cream Cheese Roll is a staple on our family's Thanksgiving table. I know it looks fancy schmancy, but this roll is surprisingly…

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Apple Crumb Coffee Cake

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014

Ease into fall with this buttery coffee cake studded with apples and finished with a crunchy cinnamon crumb topping. This morning when I walked…

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S’more Cake Pops (Guest Post for Wallflour Girl)

Posted on Jul 15th, 2014

These S'more Cake Pops made with marshmallow creme, dipped in chocolate, and rolled in crushed grahams are the ultimate bite sized snack. These…

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Red, White, and Blue Berry Angel Food Cake Parfaits #SundaySupper

Posted on Jun 29th, 2014

"All I want to do is eat berries and Cool Whip and angel food cake all summer long." --Direct quote from the Mr. as he gobbled down these…

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Berry Cheesecake Crumble Bars

Posted on May 23rd, 2014

These Berry Cheesecake Crumble Bars are the perfect marriage between cobbler and cheesecake. Featuring strawberries and blueberries in a creamy…

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Nigella’s Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake

Posted on Apr 29th, 2014

This Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake is a stunning, 7 ingredient dessert made entirely in your blender.  You know the feeling you get when…

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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Posted on Apr 17th, 2014

This tangy sweet rhubarb upside down cake comes together in 20 minutes and is pure bliss with a scoop of strawberry ice cream. So it snowed again…

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Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake #SundaySupper

Posted on Mar 30th, 2014

This Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake is what spring wants you to have with your morning coffee. Speckled with lemon zest, bursting with blueberries, and…

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4 Layer Chocolate Brownie Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

Four layers of cake and brownie sandwiched around creamy peanut butter frosting and smothered in chocolate ganache. Yeah, it's good. Guys, today…

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Lucky Charms Cupcakes with Neon Marshmallow Frosting

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

These Lucky Charms Cupcakes with Neon Green Marshmallow Frosting are a super fun treat for St. Patrick's Day! You guys already know I'm a big fan…

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Piña Colada Cupcakes #GalentinesDayParty

Posted on Feb 13th, 2014

Pina Colada cupcakes + 15 more recipes for a Galentine's Day celebration! Does everybody know what day it is?! It's Galentine's Day! What is…

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Recipe Remix: Chocolate Crazy Cake with Caramel Glaze

Posted on Dec 5th, 2013

This one bowl Crazy Cake is the easiest and best chocolate cake you'll ever make.  Crazy ingredients. Crazy easy to make. Crazy…

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Apple Pie Gingersnap Ice Box Cake (Gluten Free!)

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013

This Gingersnap Ice Box Cake is comprised of layers of apple pie filling, fluffy whipped cream, and spicy gingersnaps. It's a great make-ahead…

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Honey Banana Cupcakes with Nutella Ganache

Posted on Oct 1st, 2013

Warning: This post has many pictures. Warm, melty Nutella Ganache happens to be very photogenic. This is how I like my cupcakes. Not with towering…

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Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Dream Bars

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

On Facebook last week I asked you all what your favorite dessert was. The answers ranged from creme brulee to tiramisu, but a surprising number of…

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Triple Chocolate Punch Bowl Cake for #SundaySupper

Posted on May 26th, 2013

I'm sure you all remember my good friend Cathy from her amazing cake pop tutorial. She's back again this week with a recipe perfect for a…

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Gluten Free Coconut Cake with Fresh Berries, Ganache, and Whipped Cream for #SundaySupper

Posted on May 12th, 2013

It’s difficult to imagine where I’d be without mom’s table. I grew up at that table amidst plates, casserole dishes, and the Sunday paper.…

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Baby Blue Cake Pops for #SundaySupper

Posted on Apr 21st, 2013

Today I'm super excited to welcome one of my favorite people to the #SundaySupper table. Cathy is a neighbor, friend, and fellow blogger, baker, city…

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Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Sprinkles

Posted on Apr 5th, 2013

Sprinkles make everything better. Don't you agree? And sprinkles on chocolate cupcakes...well... I think they could stop wars, rescue…

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Cake Balls with Chocolate Caps

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2013

A few weeks ago there was wedding cake in my kitchen. Three tiered, strawberry wedding cake filled and decorated with buckets of cream cheese…

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Banana Split Bundt Cake for #SundaySupper

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2013

Let's get this Sunday started off right. With Bundt Cake. Banana Split Bundt Cake. Ready? Let's do this. Usually I bake because I want to. I…

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Tres Leches Tea Cake with Honey Riesling Soaked Fruit for #SundaySupper

Posted on Feb 10th, 2013

I absolutely love surprises. In fact, I love them so much that when I was kid I would ask my parents to tell me where they hid my Christmas gifts so…

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Caramel Banana Bundt Cake

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2013

  So I thought about using this space to convince you of all the reasons you should make this Caramel Banana Bundt Cake. I could tell…

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Ho Ho Cake

Posted on Jan 18th, 2013

This cake. Gahhhh! This cake. This cake is the stuff dreams are made of. This cake is like the pillow you want to bury your face in while…

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Double Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies

Posted on Dec 5th, 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the year…errr…month…err…today is doubly wonderful! That's right, folks. Not only does December usher in the…

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Chocolate Root Beer Cake Floats

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2012

A blog post on a Sunday...I know, it's weird. But you needed this cake in your life, and you needed it before a certain holiday that happens to be…

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Strawberry Shortcake (Cottage Pudding)

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2012

Today is my birthday, and this.... my birthday cake. It doesn't have sprinkles. Or frosting. Or a scripted "Happy Birthday" swirled…

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Yellow Butter Cupcakes with Double Chocolate Coconut Frosting

Posted on Jun 29th, 2012

Confession time. You may have noticed this blog has been sorely lacking in the cupcake department for awhile now. It's not that I've been ignoring…

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Grilled Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Posted on May 25th, 2012

So Tuesday we learned that the grill can be used to make sweet, smoky vegetables. Today, we learn the grill can turn a ho-hum store bought cake into…

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Pistachio Honey Cake with Berries and Cream

Posted on May 18th, 2012

I'm fairly certain you've already heard about my undying devotion to and affection for the local Columbus ice cream company, Jeni's Splendid Ice…

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The Best Chocolate Bundt Cake Ever

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2012

Today, there are no words. Just pictures. Pictures of the best chocolate bundt cake you'll ever eat. Pictures of a naked bundt…

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Spiced and Spiked Double Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Bourbon Drizzle

Posted on Feb 13th, 2012

This was on my Fall Baking Wish List, so naturally I made it in January. But the fact that I waited so long to make this cake isn't what's really…

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Apple Cider Cupcakes with Cider Spiked Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Nov 13th, 2011

I already know what you're thinking. Really Courtney? Another apple recipe? You totally came here for truffles. And I was totally ready to share them…

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Vanilla Peach Bundt Cake with Bourbon Peach Syrup

Posted on Sep 18th, 2011

I know, I know. I'm supposed to be sharing recipes for pumpkin desserts and soups that simmer in crockpots all day and that perfect football party…

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Blueberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Posted on Aug 7th, 2011

Blueberry and Chocolate is not typically a combination I crave. Peanut butter and banana? Most definitely. Tomatoes and mozzarella? Everyday. Bacon…

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Strawberries and Cream Icebox Cake

Posted on Aug 5th, 2011

Today, because it's Friday. Because it's National Simplify Your Life Week. Because the summer days are going far too fast. And because I love you...I…

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Summertime Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Jun 30th, 2011

I didn't realize what a complete whiny complainer I was until I married someone...and then bought a house with that someone...that didn't have air…

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Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on May 24th, 2011

These Brown Sugar Cupcakes are dessert in its purest form. Nothing fancy or overdone here. No piped frosting, no swirled batter, no zest or garnish.…

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Adventures in Cake Decorating

Posted on May 16th, 2011

It all started a few years ago when I got a part time job at a local bakery. I was a slicer, dolloper, wrapper, boxer, smiler, and server. The…

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My Favorite Buttercream Frosting

Posted on May 14th, 2011

For the longest time I struggled to find a buttercream recipe that :A) didn't taste like I was sucking directly on a sugar cane B) didn't get hard…

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Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Apr 20th, 2011

Last fall, after dealing with undiagnosed abdominal pain for years, my mom decided to try a completely gluten free diet. For those of you who don't…

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