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VANILLA LEMON CAKE WITH LEMON GLAZE

This cake will keep you coming back for more, and it’s not just because it’s baked into a sunflower shape (although gimmicky shapes are enticing, aren’t they?). This cake will grab you because it’s stunningly simple and pure.  Lemon and vanilla are classics, and neither one tries to one-up the other in this recipe.  They just
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CHOCOLATE CHERRY LOAF

Chocolate + cherry = unique + good, but maybe not for everyone.  You either like it or you don’t.  If you don’t like it, move on to something more boring like my most excellent Classic Shortbread Cookie.  If you do like the combo, then read on, partner. There used to be a chocolate candy with a
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RUM CAKE RECIPE

servings 12 SERVINGS prep 30 MINUTES cook 50 MINUTES total 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES course: DESSERTcuisine: AMERICANauthor: MICHELLE This rum cake recipe is made completely from scratch, has the most tender, moist crumb, and is drenched in rum flavor without being overpowering. Perfection! INGREDIENTS: FOR THE CAKE: 1cupchopped walnuts (optional) 1¾cupsall-purpose flour ¼cupcornstarch 4teaspoonsbaking powder 1teaspoonkosher salt ½cupunsalted butter, at room temperature 1½cupsgranulated sugar 3tablespoons+ ½
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FRESH PEACH TORTE

I collect recipes, but I especially like to know the stories behind them, if possible. . . I’ve got newspaper clippings, scribbles on pieces of paper, bookmarked Google stories and notes written to me about recipes I should pursue.  Some are meant to go together, others are one-offs.  Periodically I go through this large cache and try to
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PALEO BANANA POPPY SEED CAKE

INGREDIENTS ½ cup olive oil 2 cups mashed banana (use super ripe and sweet bananas) 2 large eggs 2 cups paleo flour blend 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla bean powder 1/3 cup poppy seeds Get IngredientsPowered by Chicory INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Oil a 9 by 13 inch baking pan. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, banana, and
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RAISIN CAKE

I called my mom this week to confirm history and details of an old family cake recipe. I hadn’t realized my husband heard my conversation but when I hung up he said “I bet your mom loves it when you call her about recipes.” His comment got me to thinking how she and I have always
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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE CAKE

servings 10 SERVINGS prep 10 MINUTES cook 20 MINUTES total 30 MINUTES course: DESSERTcuisine: AMERICANauthor: MICHELLE This easy chocolate chip cookie cake recipe will be the hit of any birthday party. Add chocolate frosting and sprinkles to make it extra festive! INGREDIENTS: 2¼cupsall-purpose flour ¾teaspoonbaking powder ½teaspoonbaking soda ½teaspoonsalt 12tablespoonsunsalted butter(melted and cooled to room temperature) 1cuplight brown sugar ½cupgranulated sugar 1egg 1egg yolk 2teaspoonsvanilla