Easy Tropical Tres Leches

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Hello friends! Sorry for the delay in posting, I recently got two of my wisdom teeth pulled (about 10 years too late amirite) and so I’ve felt a bit groggy from the pain meds. But I’ve bounced back! And now I have for you this super fun and colorful dessert idea: Tropical Tres Leches. My neighbor turned me on to this cake a couple of years ago, and guys—I can’t stop eating it. I legitimately crave it. There are times[Read more]

New Baker Hack: Sheet Cake for Mini Cakes! (Recipe)

stamp out cakes

If you know me at all, then you know that I am the most frugal mofo in the world—especially when it comes to baking tools. I’ve been known to use thick paper plates as cake boards when in a rut, and I hold on to every tuna can that comes through this house so that I can repurpose it as a small cake tin if necessary. But, when I know that I will be making lots of mini cakes at[Read more]

One Bowl Chocolate Cake!

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Hello, friends! I thought it was about time that I post my go-to chocolate cake recipe. In all honesty, you can find this recipe all over the internet in one form or another. I’ve seen it on the Hershey’s website, on allrecipes.com, and a couple of other places with slight variations. As a matter of fact, one of my first blog posts was a review of Add a Pinch’s chocolate “Best Chocolate Cake Ever”, which as it turns out is also this recipe.[Read more]

Gingerbread Cake Recipe

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Gingerbread is quite possibly one of my favorite flavors of all time, so when I stumbled upon this recipe by The Cake Merchant back in August (!) I knew it was going to be difficult to wait until December to try it. Silly holidays and their signature flavors!  If you want to see what I ended up doing with this cakes, click here to see my Ugly Christmas Sweater cake decorating tutorial. 🙂 What I love about this recipe the most[Read more]

Cinnamon Apple Kuchen

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Finally, my first apple dessert of the fall! I actually had yet another pumpkin recipe in the queue but I bumped this one forward because I don’t want people to get all pumpkined out. Plus it’s delicious! What you see before you is a kuchen. Apparently, that is the German word for cake. If I had describe it, it’s more like a coffee cake in that it starts off with a sweet dough base and then is packed with juicy[Read more]

One Bowl Mexican Chocolate Cake

Mexican cake cooling

I have a friend who has been telling me to make a Mexican chocolate cake forever. People don’t take their friends’ advice often enough, wouldn’t you agree? I sat on this one for quite a while, mainly because I already have a recipe for a cinnamon-infused chocolate mud cake in my recipe box. But let’s get real here—it’s not really the same. Mud cakes are wonderfully dense like brownies, while this one is light, fluffy, and remarkably similar in texture to Add a Pinch’s Best[Read more]