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Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

This lick-your-fingers frosting is your basic American buttercream with a twist.  It’s like the best part of a cinnamon roll condensed into frosting form.  Spread it on Pumpkin Bread or Apple Cake.  Try it on top of Fudgy Chocolate Brownies or … Continue reading

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Rain, Homecoming and Pear Walnut Spice Cake

The rain poured outside as I put this cake together.  It had been coming down since 3am.  That morning, my eldest daughter woke me excitedly around 7am so we could have breakfast together on the porch because she knows how … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake is a bit of an enigma.  I mean what flavor is it?  It isn’t chocolate, but how can it be vanilla?  It’s red!  Ultimately, it doesn’t matter.  Whatever it is, the not-to-sweet balance of the silky tender … Continue reading

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Orange Scented Carrot Cupcakes for Pusha’s 50th Birthday

Carrot cake is the favorite of a surprising number of my friends.  Perhaps because it’s one of the few cakes where the cake is as good as the frosting.  Anyway, when my friend Pusha turned 50, this was his special … Continue reading

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Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

When it comes to cake, I’m just here for the frosting.  I mean I like cake…but mostly because it makes frosting taste better!  This frosting so delicious and easy you’ll wonder why you ever cracked open a tub of that … Continue reading

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