March 2011

A Cute Hoot!

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Turn ordinary whoopie pies into a cute hoot with a kid-friendly makeover.

Sour Cream Snickerdoodles

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Thanks to the unexpected addition of sour cream, these cookies are an extra-light, extra-fluffy dreamy dessert.

Single Serving Yeasted Chocolate Cornmeal Whole Wheat Pancakes


Single Serving Yeasted Chocolate Cornmeal Whole Wheat Pancakes that are fat-free to satisfy the chocolate lover inside you.



A great way to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

Vanilla Almond Cupcakes

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I made these vanilla almond cupcakes for one of my best friend's baby showers. Made with real vanilla beans, European butter, and the freshest ingredients, they have a dense pound cake texture and a distinct almond flavor. Piped with a buttercream rose, they are an elegant addition to any kind of gathering.

Mini rhubarb pavlovas

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Crisp homemade meringues topped with velvety cream and a delicious rhubarb compote - heavenly!

Raspberry-Hazelnut Meringue Cake


Another one of my finds during my quest for used cookbooks at antique malls over the weekend was Baking-Easy to make great home bakes. A 2001 publication. Again, antique? I think not! Skimming quickly through it yesterday in search of something fruity for the sunshine we have going on here today in Missouri. I found a Raspberry-Hazelnut Meringue Cake recipe that I just had to try. 7 ingredients total! I love a short ingredient list!

Mini Pumpkin Bread


Very light and airy mini pumpkin breads

Lemon Sugar Cookies


I love sugar cookies and I love lemons, so this recipe was a no-brainer. While making them, I loved how my kitchen smelled, like fresh lemons. I had a serious problem keeping my fingers out of the cookie dough because it smelled so good. I think I ate about 4 cookies worth of dough, which normally I don't do, but I couldn't resist with these.

Crumpet with cardamon for breakfast

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A very British delicious funny little rounded & flat bread covered with holes