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The Best Vanilla Cake

 This vanilla cake is the best vanilla cake I’ve ever had.The melted butter and a little bit of Greek yogurt result in a moist, tight crumb and is overflowing with vanilla, butter-y flavor. Put a thick layer of this fantastic frosting on it and you will be in vanilla cake heaven. Vanilla cake is/can be/maybe… Continue reading The Best Vanilla Cake

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Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

 These funfetti cupcakes are fluffy, moist and sprinkle-filled. Add a thick layer of cake batter frosting and these are perfect for any celebration! Who can resist a funfetti cupcake? I don’t know if it’s the sprinkles or what, but whenever I see a funfetti cupcake, I feel a child-like excitement bubble up in me and I… Continue reading Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

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Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

These cornbread cupcakes have that classic cornbread taste but are more cake-like due to cake flour and the creaming method! Top them off with maple buttercream frosting and these are some of the best cupcakes I’ve ever had! I am a huge fan of cornbread. My love for cornbread began at Famous Dave’s. They serve cornbread muffins… Continue reading Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

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Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

 This brown sugar almond pound cake is extraordinarily moist and dense and overflows with almond and caramel flavor. The secret twist is the cream cheese center that bakes and swirls into the cake! Don’t forget the delicious lemon glaze to top it all off. One thing I’ve learned during my time as a baking blogger is… Continue reading Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

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Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

 This is one of my favorite chocolate cupcake recipes and they happen to be gluten free, but they’re so rich, chocolatey and delicious that you certainly won’t miss the flour.  These cupcakes. My first experience with quinoa cake was in the bakery I used to work at. My boss liked making gluten free desserts and… Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

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Hot Milk Cake

This old-fashioned recipe for classic vanilla cake makes a velvety smooth, delicious classic vanilla cake. Top it with whipped cream and fruit and it’s the perfect summer dessert! *Lots of cake science in this post!* The one thing that I am a sucker for is cake fresh out of the oven. Especially if it’s a… Continue reading Hot Milk Cake