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Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake

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Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake with vanilla pudding & fresh strawberry filling topped with fresh whipped cream, lemon zest and more strawberry! |

This British-inspired Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake is my spin on the a classic.  It includes layers of cake filled with rich vanilla pudding, strawberries and topped with fresh whipped cream and is the perfect Sunday afternoon treat or Spring-time dessert! Easter is a holiday that I just can’t seem to decide how I want to celebrate.  I […] Read more…


Dark Chocolate Raspberry Curd Filled Cupcakes

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Dark Choc Rasp Curd Cupcakes-25

Dark Chocolate + Raspberry = Heaven  100% Dark Chocolate from a little chocolate shop in Southern Germany + Fresh picked German raspberries turned into raspberry curd = Heaven x1000000! Sign up for my newsletter and never miss another recipe or post… sign up here! These cupcakes are probably one of the most decadent, sophisticated cupcakes I’ve ever […] Read more…


Mardi Gras Cupcakes

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Mardi Gras Cupcakes |

Rich buttermilk and vanilla bean cake in purple, yellow and green make these Mardi Gras cupcakes topped with Reese’s mini cupcakes the perfect party treat! In February 2012, AFN Bavaria here in Germany is hosted me for a 2 hour segment to talk cupcakes and baking!  And, well… since it’s Mardi Gras season, I thought […] Read more…


Frosted Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s Day

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Vday Sugar Cookies-6

One of the things I baked this weekend as a part of the Valentine’s Day Love Boxes I made were my favorite sugar cookies frosted and decorated.  I make these cookies several times a year and I devour at least a dozen of them myself every time. I’ve posted the recipe before (Spring Sugar Cookies) […] Read more…


Sweetheart Sugar Cookie Bars

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Sweetheart Sugar Cookie Bars

I’m stocked with bags and bags and bags of chocolate.  Kisses, chips, m&m’s, bars, chunks, filled and fruity, seasonal… you name it, I have it right now. My favorite though… the bag of pink, white and red M&M’s.  Simple yet so darn cute when used just right! Today, there is 3 inches of new snow […] Read more…


Tagalong Cupcakes

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Tagalong GS Cookie Cupcakes-27

I had surgery on Thursday… and I was SUPER nervous.  It’s nothing too serious, just having 3 teeth pulled that should have been fixed a long time ago.  But now, I’m 33 weeks pregnant and in TONS of pain and just can’t wait any longer to have them taken care of. So… to keep my […] Read more…


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