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Simple Banana Bread Recipe with Walnuts & Chocolate Chips

February 2, 2018

Banana bread is one of my favorite breads, muffins, you name it. Not only is it a classic, but you could pretty much enjoy it anytime of the day. Recently I discovered an easy banana bread recipe and I just had to share it with you. Now the secret to a delicious banana bread is ripe bananas. The darker the better, but if you can’t wait for the bananas to get brown, you could also use speckled brown bananas. If your…

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Creamy Strawberry Tiramisu Recipe

February 11, 2017

This week for my February Sweetness featured recipe I thought I would try a Valentine creation, a creamy liqueur infused strawberry tiramisu.  That’s right, its liqueur infused, so you know it’s going to be good.  Tell me this wouldn’t make the perfect dessert to serve your sweetheart this coming Valentine’s Day?!  If you’re not a fan of alcohol, no worries, it’s not required and it still tastes delicious. I know what you’re thinking, Tiramisu usually has espresso or coffee, well this sweet…

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Dulce de Leche Cheesecake with a Homemade Cookie Crust

February 3, 2017

With Valentine’s in the month of February, there’s no way I could just feature one dessert. Which is why I plan to share dessert recipes every week this whole month!  I think I’ll call it, February Sweetness Month….starting with a delicious creamy, Dulce de Leche Cheesecake. Why cheesecake and not chocolate?  Look, we all know Chocolate takes the cake (get it?, ha!) when it comes to Valentine’s.  As a matter of fact, just to make this article a little more…

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#IEGems: Sweet Dough Cafe Brings 40 Different Ultimate Cinnamon Rolls To Upland

January 19, 2017

There’s a new sweet bakery in town and it’s changing the way we enjoy warm and delicious cinnamon rolls. Watch out Cinnabon, Sweet Dough Cafe is here and they have a lot to offer besides cinnamon rolls! Sweet Dough Cafe is a startup owned by a passionate young foodie couple who fell in love in High School, got married and 5 kids later dared to follow their dream.  Louis, with a background in banking, and Lakiesha with a background in therapy for…

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Celebrate Any Occasion with a Champagne Mimosa Cake

January 17, 2017

I love Champagne, as many of you already know from my photos on Instagram.  I also love cake, cupcakes, basically any baked goods.  So when I learned about a Champagne Mimosa Cake recipe, I knew I had to try it.  No regrets, it was delicious! What I loved about this cake, besides it having Champagne, is it’s orange flavor with it’s silky buttercream flavor.  I don’t want to brag, but it’s one of the best cakes I’ve baked so far.…

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Sprinkles Are For Winners 5 Layer Rainbow Cake

December 8, 2016

They say that sprinkles are for winners and rainbows bring good luck, so I decided to make the luckiest cake and called it “Sprinkles are for Winner 5 Layer Rainbow Cake”. Just like many on Instagram, I’m fascinated with unicorns, rainbows and anything sparkly.  There’s something about the colors in a rainbow that makes anyone stop and ‘sigh’.  So imagine getting surprised with a ‘just because’ cake that sparkles with colorful sprinkles.  But the surprise doesn’t end there, wait till…

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Its Children’s Day: Let’s Celebrate El Dia del Niño With Cereal Cupcakes

April 22, 2016

All around the world Mother’s Day and Father’s Day is celebrated, but its Mexico that has a special holiday for children.  El Dia del Niño is a day filled with activities, and children look forward to a holiday of their own with fun, gifts, events and special treats. On Children’s Day, the main focus is on the children and making them feel special. All over Mexico, special events with clowns, magicians, music, shows and balloons take place and now you’ll…

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