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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!

Yak Gochujang (Stir-Fried Gochujang)

You may have noticed over the months/years, but I super love gochujang. Mary Kate sent me this recipe a while ago, for just that reason! This makes a sauce that is ~50% gochujang, which means it’s borderline hotter than I … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Cookie

A big, thick cookie in which the sugars caramelize a bit, giving an extra richness to the flavors. Even the white chocolate chips I used browned and, even if only because the color got in my head, tasted more like … Continue reading

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Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower

So, even if there’s no way you’re ever going to eat a cauliflower-based food, stick with this one for the sauce, which would go equally wonderfully on chicken nuggets or fried whatever-meat. The sauce is so wonderful, though, that even … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Craisin Breakfast Cookies

A cheery way to star the day, these are very soft (flourless) cookies that work in a variety of good flavors to give you the energy to get through the day. I brought these to my weekly 7:30 Monday meeting, … Continue reading

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Black Bean Burgers

I am really super pleased with how these came out, and am quite pleased to have almost a week’s worth of them to eat. Gochujang is really just my go-to for everything now, I think! I didn’t even put ketchup … Continue reading

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S’mores Pull-Apart Bread

A random fun loaf that’s a bit messy to make, but easy enough, and delicious! The bread is pretty light and fluffy, and works well with the classic s’mores flavors. Ingredients: Dough: 2 3/4 – 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Curd (and Neapolitan-ish Cake!)

I’d been curious about making a non-citrus curd for years, and luckily with just one extra step, it turns out to be super simple! What you do with it then is wiiiide open! Ingredients: 4 egg yolks 2/3 cup caster … Continue reading

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