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Memorial Day Recipes

by Sara on May 26, 2011

adorned with berries

After considering a dozen various dessert recipes for my parents’ Memorial Day weekend cookout, it was my three year old niece who inadvertently made the decision for me. When I made my red velvet birthday cake, I sent leftovers throughout the family, so everyone could have some. I’ve never seen K turn down cake before, [...]

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the finished cake!

Happy Mother’s Day! This red velvet layer cake with cream cheese frosting and berries was a combination birthday/Mother’s Day cake. I tend to be more of a cupcake girl, but when it comes to a celebration, this cake is perfect. It’s attractive, but not fussy. It’s sweet, but not overly sweet. And because you can [...]

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Blueberry Bundt Cake

by Sara on March 24, 2011

dusted with confectioners

I have to admit, pretty much the only reason I made this cake was to try out a new bundt pan. I also made this cake on a whim one morning, when I wanted something sweet for breakfast but didn’t want to leave the house to obtain it elsewhere. I mostly had the ingredients I [...]

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Mixed Berry Pavlova

by Sara on July 1, 2010

berry pavlova

I first made a Pavlova a couple of years ago for my birthday. Its such a pretty, girly dessert, and its something fun and different for a birthday. Unfortunately, my birthday is in early May, and its not exactly berry season at that time. This year, I really wanted a Pavlova on my birthday, but [...]

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