Oreo Stuffed M&M Cookie Cake

I made an Oreo Stuffed M&M Cookie Cake this past weekend. This is not a drill.

Oreo Stuffed M&M Cookie Cake

My inner fat kid is on full display here. I tweaked my M&M Cookie recipe, made it into a cookie cake and stuffed it with Oreos. I don’t know what I was thinking.  That’s a lie. I was thinking, “Damn, I bet that would be amazing.” And it was. This Oreo Stuffed M&M Cookie Cake is 100% indulgence, but it’s worth every calorie. 

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Carrot Cake

Fall hasn’t really begun until you have a slice of this Carrot Cake. 

Carrot Cake

 

There are some who say that vegetables and desserts do not mix—I have even said it. I think that’s because it’s easy to have bad carrot cake. Dense, raisin bran-esque, heavily frosted carrot cake. This recipe is just the opposite. Super moist, with a nice crunch from the walnuts, and plenty of fall spices. Maybe I’m biased, but it’s the best carrot cake I’ve ever had.

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10 Thoughts I Have When Making a Cake

Making a cake is an emotional roller coaster. Join me on my latest ride.  

Now that I don’t work in a bakery, the only time I make stacked cakes is when friends and family request them.  It’s fun to flex my cake making, building, and decorating muscles, but inside my overactive and over-worrying mind, it’s a bit of a roller coaster.

10 Thoughts I Have When Making a Cake

Last week a dear friend requested a two tiered vanilla cake with Italian buttercream. There were no mishaps, and I actually really love how the caked turned out. However, I thought I’d give you an inside peek of my manic train of thought what’s going on in my head when I’m making a cake. 

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Classic Pound Cake

Is there anything as simple and delicious as a slice of Classic Pound Cake? No there is not! This recipe is so easy, and the results are a decadent, soft cake that everyone will want seconds of! 

Classic Pound Cake

I’m know I’m on sort of a bundt cake kick, but I don’t hate it! Much like my Marble Bundt Cake, this Classic Pound Cake does not disappoint!  It’s decadent, tender, and will become one of your go-to cake recipes.

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Marble Bundt Cake

Marble Bundt Cake Every year should start with cake, or is that just my own mantra? This Marble Bundt Cake is incredibly moist with a rich swirl of chocolate throughout. I promise this recipe is worth rummaging through your cabinets to find your bundt pan. 

You know those wine of the month clubs? Well I have the best “Recipe of the Month” club in the entire world, and it’s run by my mom.

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Raspberry Filling

If a dessert has raspberries in it, then I will be ordering and inhaling it. It’s my flavor trump card. I love their vibrant color, tart taste, and ability to make me feel healthy while eating dessert. So when a friend requested a cake with raspberry filling, it gave me an excuse to create a new recipe with one of my favorite ingredients. 

raspberry filling

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Italian Buttercream

This is really the first of a three part post, which will culminate in a delicious white cake with raspberry filling—swoon— but today, we’re talking buttercream.

Italian Buttercream

Pastry Nerd Alert! There are six kinds of buttercreams in the pastry world. If you really want to nerd out, Nila at TheToughCookie.com has an excellent series, “Battle of the Buttercreams,” where she examines each buttercream for everything from sugar content to color. Today, however, I’m only delving into the Italian variety. Continue reading