Category Archives: Dessert

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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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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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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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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(Triple) Maple Cinnamon Cupcakes

I hope you’re ready to lean hard into maple flavored things today! I got a stuffed cupcake cookbook from my Secret Santa, and it doesn’t mess around! This is going to seem like a huge ingredient list, but you use … Continue reading

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Lemon Cornmeal Cake with Blueberry Compote

A bright lemon-glazed cornmeal cake paired with an easy fruit compote makes for a cheery (probably summery?) dessert. Ingredients: Cake: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal (I used our pink stuff from work!) 3/4 cup sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Bundt

A chocolate chip bundt cake with a chocolate topping? Sign me up! A little bit towards dense on the dense vs fluffy scale, and quite enjoyable. I thought it might be a good idea to ‘flour’ the bundt pan using … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Donut Cake

A moist and very apple-y cake! Good for this time of year for sure. Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened 2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 1/2 cups apple cider 1/2 cup milk, at … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough-filled Pretzel Sandwiches

A perfect party snack, these are a delicious combo of cookie dough, salty pretzels, and the all-important choco-coat. How could you go wrong? And to make sure everything stays right, you start off by toasting the flour, if not the … Continue reading

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