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Financiers | Toffee Bits and Chocolate Chips

The Quintessential French Cake: Financiers!

This is one of my favorite little desserts to make. It’s super easy and versatile! Great for dessert with tea, a quick pick me up, or just about anything! Crunchy on the outside, and springy and full of buttery, nutty flavor on the inside. Financiers were first invented in the late 19th century by a pastry shop that was located…

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Maple Cake

A couple months ago we had a wedding shower for my friend Amanda. The set up was ridiculously cute with everyone pitching in different dishes. There were cookies as favors, fun games, and a crazy cute chalkboard sign! OMG we had so much fun celebrating! The debate was a short one for figuring out what I would make. With the bride being from…

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Overnight Nutella Oatmeal

I first became familiar with the concept of overnight oatmeal when I started reading the blog Carrots n’ Cake. It’s a great way to make a healthy breakfast ahead, then the next morning, grab it on your way to work or school. Here’s how it works, when you empty a jar of peanut butter or almond butter instead of throwing…

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Perfect White Cake + Almond Wedding Cake Variation

I was just updating my recipe section and noticed that I am a bit heavy on the cookie recipes and have only posted two cake recipes to date! What a travesty! Then I got to thinking- I love making cakes but since they do require a little more time, I usually save making a cake for a special occasion. Then…

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Chocolate Almond Bars

First of all, wasn’t the Royal Wedding absolutely beautiful! I set my alarm for 3am to watch it. Peanut was quite surprised when I got up. I turned on the TV, watched for 30 seconds, and then went back to sleep. I woke up a couple hours later just in time to see the kiss on the balcony. I fast forwarded to…

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