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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!

Chocolate Bread

It’s been a while since my last post (in part because of this bread, which I had to make 3 times to get just right and in part because…I just ate melted chocolate from a ramekin for dessert for most … Continue reading

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Maple Bundt

This maple cake has a fantastic light, fluffy texture, and a maple-cinnamon icing that makes it feel a bit warm and nice for winter. If you’ve got some syrup in the back of your fridge that hasn’t been touched in … Continue reading

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Malted Brown Sugar Sandwich Cookies

Lightly chewy cookies with a really fantastic flavor sandwich a matching delightful frosting! These are some pretty filling cookies, and they’re really really nice. Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 10 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Quick Protein Granola Bars

I’ve been getting super buff lately (you read it on the internet, it must be true), and was looking for some protein bars that didn’t involve 1,000 types of nuts and seeds and similar things I hate. This fits the … Continue reading

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Maple Chipotle Pork with Polenta

I am always and forever a fan of things with adobo sauce, but I don’t think before this I had made polenta with chicken stock, and that’s another thing for the favorites list! So obvious, I don’t know how I … Continue reading

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Chunky Monkey Coffee Cake

A smaller monkey bread type cake that brings together all your favorite Chunky Monkey flavors (unless, like me, you insist on replacing the walnuts, but that’s cool too). I made this one at someone else’s house, and it was no … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Banana Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)

For cookies that only use one dinky banana, these have a real banana punch, which (of course) goes great with chocolate. The banana flavor actually lessens slightly by the second day, allowing all the flavors to shine equally, so they … Continue reading

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