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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!

Breakfast Crumble Pie

Apparently breakfast pies can be a thing? I suppose if danish can be for breakfast, no reason you couldn’t have a fruit and granola type pie! Serve with some plain yogurt and a bit of honey for breakfast, or a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle

A one-pot gift that would probably be a good gift or party snack, but for now will certainly do just fine for crunching through alone in your isolation home! This brittle is, as the name implies, crisp and breakable once … Continue reading

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Chocolate Layer Dessert

Delicious layered jiggly nonsense that doesn’t take as many dishes as expected to make! Ingredients: Layer 1: 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup Cocoa Pebbles (or Cocoa Krispies – I think I might use them … Continue reading

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Chocolate Malted Cookies

There’s a lot going on in these cookies, and all of it’s good. Chocolate chips, chocolate pudding mix, and malted milk powder work together to make something really super delicious and simple to throw together. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all … Continue reading

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Apple Spiral Bread

A pretty spiral bread I’ve been meaning to make for years. Realistically if you cut your apple slices into smaller pieces, you could make tighter (=prettier) spirals, but I just went with how the slices came from the apples. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Melt In Your Mouth Blueberry Cake

Another one from the Amish cookbook, but this time not enough to feed 800 people at once. Actually, they say it’s often served crumbled into milk, so if you’re eating it alone, slowly enough that it got stale, you could … Continue reading

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Honey Garlic Shrimp

First time in 4 years that shrimp have made it on the blog! Sounds about right, for how often I eat them, but this was good enough, and quick enough, I could see doing it again a lot sooner than … Continue reading

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S’Mores Pie

I had a marshmallow meringue pie topping saved from a cookbook I’d borrowed a while ago that I wanted to try, and it’s 1 billion degrees so the pie needed to be no-bake… getting chocolate peanut butter seemed like a … Continue reading

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A smattering of things

Going to share a few things that maybe aren’t worth their own posts today. First up: Spice Cabinet Chicken Rub Am I kind of sharing this just because I’m pleased I finally found a use for the MSG I bought … Continue reading

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Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, first off, ‘outrageous’ was part of the title in the cookbook I got this from, it’s not my personal judgement. Secondly, this cookbook was an Amish cookbook, and the Amish don’t seem to mess around with volume of food. … Continue reading

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