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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!

Apple Pie Bread

Another recipe that uses 8,000 dishes, but feels worth it for the end result. Ingredients: Apple Pie Filling: 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon corn starch 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups chopped cooking apples 1 tablespoon lemon juice Crumb Topping: … Continue reading

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Pickled Cranberries

A bit of a weird one, but people have thought these are good, and I am definitely eager to try them in chicken salad. They’d also be good on a cheese platter, and I’m sure you could make some sort … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Cookies

Despite the name, these cookies have no butterscotch chips or anything, just a lot of brown sugar and butter. The recipe is from a 1937 cookbook, so I’ve been making them at work (at my depression era farm). If you … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Stuffed Chocolate Bundt

A delicious chocolate cake with a cream cheese filling! I thought the cake tasted more moist and richly chocolatey from the second day on, which is convenient because this cake makes nearly an entire dishwasher full of dishes, so you … Continue reading

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Italian Olive Bread

1,000 (7) years ago, I made a Kalamata Olive Bread. This is a remarkably different olive bread! It’s super soft, and light, and uses both black and green olives. Normally I don’t like the green ones, but once they’re cooked … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Marshmallow Cookies

Even the name/description of these cookies is a mouthful, but all the various parts come together into something really magical! The cream cheese frosting is delicious, and the marshmallows sort of disappear into it with just a bit more vanilla … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Punch

In the 7 1/2 years I’ve done this blog, I’d apparently only shared one drink. Let’s bring it up to 2! I was recently contacted by Moscow Muled, a company that makes copper mugs. They’re hoping that people can realize … Continue reading

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