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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!

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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Fluffernutter Pie

If you’re not from New England, there’s a fair chance you haven’t had a fluffernutter (peanut butter and fluff) sandwich before. That’s sad for you! Once you try it, you’ll be looking to have that flavor, and fluff in general, … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

Summer is here (except for the days when it feels like it’s not?) so it’s time for ice cream! The ice cream recipe itself allows for a lot of variations for personal preference, and then once frozen it stays soft … Continue reading

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Fast Crusty Bread

Where I found this, they called it “no-time” bread, which I think sounds stupid, but “quick bread” is already its own separate type of baked good, so…fast bread? Sure! This bread goes from “hmm I want some bread” to ready … Continue reading

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Chocolate Glazed Cake

I bought ingredients for last week’s layered chocolate dessert knowing I’d need to use up some cream and the chocolate syrup, so it was a 2-dessert plan, along with this cake. It was, I’m going to say, a very good … Continue reading

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Chocolate Syrup Layered Dessert

A surprisingly light chocolate dessert, this seems like maybe it should be chocolate cheesecake-y, but it’s not nearly so dense as that, even without counting the whipped cream layer. Good, though!! Ingredients: Crust: 60 Nilla Wafers (regular sized), crushed 1/3 … Continue reading

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Cowboy Casserole

Had some Bisquick to use up, so went straight to the source for a recipe that would kill the box for me. The recipe calls for ground beef, but I used ground turkey because…I pretend that I’m healthy? When covered … Continue reading

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Marlow

A marlow is an old, frozen dessert made in part by melting marshmallows. My guess, then, is that marlow is a contraction of marshmallow, but I can’t promise that that’s correct! I’ve made both chocolate marlow, which tastes like a … Continue reading

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Country Bread with Apples

A good way to use up some of the random flours in the pantry, plus an excuse to crack a bottle of sparkling cider, discover it doesn’t have the little plastic lid for re-sealing, and chug half you don’t need … Continue reading

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