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About sparecake

My name's Corinne, and I like cake, cookies, and chocolate! Also, non-c-things such as ponies, Star Trek, and biking. I write a food blog and a blog about life, wide open spaces, and museum work. Nice to meet you!

Kix Toffee

This is a super sugary delight that somehow didn’t make all the (real) adults I shared it with groan about sweetness. Several of them actually came back for seconds, and thirds! It’s definitely kind of addictive! Sweet and crunchy and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Silk Pie

Double layer deliciousness that happens to be gluten-free, if you get yourself a g-f crust. The chocolate cream layer is really delightful, and everyone that tried this (not just me, for a change) loved it! The recipe is from Idahoan, … Continue reading

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Creamsicle Jello

An extremely satisfyingly jiggly jello with lovely creamsicle-y flavor! Bring it to your next party! Ingredients: Cream filling: 3 tablespoons unflavored powdered gelatin 1 cup cold water 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Pizza

A fun, pretty easy dessert that’s something different than usual. It’s best the same evening it’s baked, but wasn’t nearly as soggy as I expected on the second day. Crust: 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 envelope … Continue reading

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Butterfinger Cheesecake

As should come as no surprise to anyone, Butterfinger Cheesecake is quite delicious! I had adapted a recipe for mini-cheesecakes into one cheesecake, which worked fine except I’m going to recommend that for you all, instead of making a chocolate … Continue reading

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Chorizo Manchego Flatbread

It’s been many years since my last chorizo/manchego recipe, but it’s a flavor combo well worth returning to! My current supermarket doesn’t have the kind of firmer chorizo I used back in 2013, but I tried two different types it … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cacao Pigpen

A week or two ago I got an email asking if I was interesting in trying cacao tea. Although I’m not a tea drinker, I am always curious about anything chocolatey, so found a method more my style to check … Continue reading

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