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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!

Gooey Butter Cake

A simple but real easy cake that’s actually better a few days after baking, when the gooey-ness really sets in. Ingredients: 1 box yellow pudding-in-mix cake mix (my supermarket no longer has any mixes that mention pudding, I just got … Continue reading

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Gochujang Pulled Pork Pizza

This recipe has a couple parts, because you have to make the pork, and the crust as well (although for them you could do store-bought). Super worth it, though! This is multiple favorite flavors all wrapped up in one! I … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

I’m a big butternut squash fan, so this is a big hit with me. Made it for the first time visiting friends ~2 weeks ago, and now made it again at home, so you know at least I think it’s … Continue reading

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Mini M&M Cookies

Some thick, very M&M-filled cookies to cheer you through the will-it, won’t-it weather of early spring. Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 (3.4 oz) box Instant Vanilla Pudding … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Maple Bread

It’s been a long time since I’ve made a new(-to-me) bread from Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Long enough, actually, that they’ve come out with The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day! I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprout Kimchi

Kimchi is most often cabbage based, and what are brussels sprouts but cute mini cabbages? This way you can skip a whole lot of chopping, though, which is perfect for me! Ingredients: 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 cups water 4 … Continue reading

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Creamy Brazilian Cornmeal Cake

Cornmeal cake with a sort of custard center. I’m not always into this texture, but this time it works for me. This cake is apparently commonly eaten at breakfast and with afternoon coffee, plus it makes a good dessert. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Twix Blondies

Some very beefy blondies full of one of the best candy bars – these are an extremely pleasant treat! Even better, they only take one bowl to mix together! Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, melted 2 cups light brown sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Honey Graham Bread

A veeeery slightly sweet bread with a super soft middle, I’m pretty in love with this one. I’m not sure it’s strong enough for smearing particularly sturdy spreads, but it’d be perfect for a turkey and cheese sandwich, and it’s … Continue reading

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Apple Graham Coffee Cake Muffins

When your friend at a mill gives you some special flour, it’s time to get googling for recipes! The problem with the original recipe I turned up for unbolted/graham flour was that it was 12 muffins, which turned out so … Continue reading

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