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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!

Oreo Cheesecake

This cheesecake’s lighter than expected, while still being rich, creamy, and delicious. It’s also…enormous. Nearly comes to the top of a 9″ springform! I think you could do this in a 10″ and even have enough crust to not need … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Pie

Somehow after a year and a half I’ve noticed that my library has a monthly cookbook potluck thing, where everyone makes a dish from the same cookbook and brings it. This month’s book was Bring It, a potluck-focused book. This … Continue reading

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Kentucky Butter Cake

This is a super simple cake with fancy-cake flavor. It’s kind of surprisingly filling, if you somehow eat a slice for breakfast, and has a crispy sugar layer that’s hard to resist! Ingredients: Cake: 1 cup butter, room temperature and … Continue reading

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Fudge with Salted Caramel and Chips

Chocolate and caramel go together, and sweet and salty go together, so this whole combination going on here? It’s good. I made these as a gift, but gave a couple to various coworkers who enjoyed them muchly as well! Ingredients: … Continue reading

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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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