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Cookies and Cakes
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Servings: 4
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 45 Minutes
This is a go-to cake for me because it’s simple, simple. It’s not a layered cake or anything like that. It’s a snacking cake, which means you can slice off a bit at a time and enjoy it at your leisure.
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Servings: 8
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 20 Minutes
This simple dessert only has five ingredients and takes 20 minutes to make! They’re also vegan and gluten-free and generally pretty allergy-friendly since they have so few ingredients.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 Minutes
This is the thing to make at the beginning of the week and then snack on throughout the week. I can’t think of a better way to start the day than with a healthy muffin, a cup of coffee and a walk.
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Servings: 8
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 90 Minutes
Although this cake doesn’t use a leavener, the egg whites do give it an elegant lift. But it’s not a fluffy cake and will not rise very much. Its texture is similar to a brownie, though not quite as dense, sweet, and chewy. And no flour!
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Servings: 8
Complexity: Easy
Total Time: 30 minutes
What a delicious summertime treat. Light tasting but an amazing end-of-meal treat for family and friends!
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: Overnight
In my books, there’s really nothing that beats a slice of classic cheesecake, especially when summer is in its full glory and the berries are fresh and plentiful!
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Servings: 8
Complexity: Hard
Total Time: 120 Minutes
It’s a moist lime-infused cake, with a thick whipped cream cheese frosting, and a blueberry filling that has an optional splash of gin. It’s a wonderful August cake bursting with fresh summer flavours, quite decadent, but not too sweet.
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Complexity: Medium
Total Time: See Recipe
Don’t be dismayed by the length of time it takes to make this cake because it is well worth it! Imagine how this layer cake on a beautiful cake stand would look.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 90 Minutes
A wonderful treat for the family!
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Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 Minutes
These cookies look like real candy corn! Kids of all ages will love this Halloween treat.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 minutes
The farmer’s markets are still bursting with zucchini and corn and tomatoes and figs. What a time to be alive! Every year I buy way too much zucchini and then my friends usually try and pass some off to me too. Zucchini overload!
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Complexity: Medium
Total Time: See Recipe
Cooking with spruce is magical. It fills up the house with the fragrance of a sweet-scented forest and makes it feel oh so Christmassy! These spruce tree shortbread cookies are also a lovely gift.
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Servings: 6
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 minutes
For all you coconut lovers out there - the perfect coconut cake.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: Three Hours
A great idea for a St. Patrick's Day treat!
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 120 Minutes
Make Martha Stewart's Cuatro Leches Cake from the Pantry Milkes episode of Martha Bakes.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Easy
Total Time: 45 minutes
These cookies are good for those emergency moments, when there is no time for fuss or lengthy ingredient lists.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 45 minutes
Try these multicolored cupcakes for Halloween treats that you can makes with your kids from Alice Currah of SavorySweetLife. Alice shares this recipe in a full post on Kitchen Explorers.
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Servings: 6
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 1 hour
Simply delicious especially when served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 minutes
Is there anything better than a frozen thin mint? I think not! They’re divine! Their minty chocolate flavor profile is perfect for this time of year.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Very Easy
Total Time: 45 Minutes
Serve lemon balm shortbread with some fresh lemonbalm tea and you’ve got yourself a decadent little treat for a summertime afternoon. Aube Giroux shares more about this dish in the Kitchen Vignettes blog.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Hard
Total Time: Two Hours +
In pistachio alfajores making the dulce de leche from scratch can be time consuming but we have a shortcut for this step.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 40 minutes
Martha Stewart's New York Crumb Cake recipe appears in the "Northeast" episode of Martha Bakes.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 120 Minutes
Who doesn't love sugar cookies?! Bake up a batch of old-fashioned sugar cookies and decorate to your heart's content.
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Servings: 6
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 120 Minutes
The Gooey Butter Cake originated in the 1930s in St. Louis. According to legend, a German baker at Herman Danzer’s Bakery added the wrong proportions of ingredients in the coffee cake batter he was making. It turned into a gooey, pudding cake.
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 90 Minutes
This kind of galette can only be made better with a few scoops of vanilla ice cream or a dollop or two of softly whipped cream.
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Servings: 6
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 60 Minutes
Peaches are good but paired with shortcake, they are even better!
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Easy
Total Time: N/A
These thin gingery cookies are a family tradition. They are delightfully old fashioned and Swedish, and have a very distinct taste from the addition of maple syrup (or, in some recipes dark corn syrup).
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Servings: 8
Complexity: Hard
Total Time: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Try this seasonal sweet. Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake is a beautiful Fall dessert idea that is so easy to make and so delicious too. This is a perfect dessert to impress your guests for any occasion!
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Servings: N/A
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 45 Minutes
This Red Velvet Oreos recipe appears in the Red Velvet Lover's Cookbook.
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Servings: Group
Complexity: Medium
Total Time: 90 Minutes
Rosemary was my hands-down winner. It lends a warm and earthy aroma to these rich rye brownies which make a sweet Valentine’s Day treat.