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Brownie Cheesecake for a Visitor

As previously mentioned, my love language is “acts of service,” which is primarily demonstrated through cooking and baking. Since the guy was visiting from Hawaii last week, and I had missed his birthday by a few weeks, I made him this birthday cheesecake (which is better than a boring normal birthday cake). He mentioned in… Continue reading Brownie Cheesecake for a Visitor

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The Best Chocolate Cake

I made this cake a few weeks ago for Hannah’s husband’s birthday. He requested chocolate cake, and gave me no other fucking information. I was like, “But what kind of chocolate? Chocolate on chocolate or vanilla frosting? Maybe a raspberry filling? German chocolate? Nuts? Ganache? Dark or milk?” Honestly, my chocolate questions can go on and… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Cake

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Taro Mochi Cake

This is the first of what will become many attempts to recreate the amazing taro mochi cake I had on Kaua’i. I’m definitely going to have to cut the recipe in half next time, though, considering I can’t really get anyone to eat this. I love the texture, but Minnesotans are not about it. I… Continue reading Taro Mochi Cake

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Pistachio Cake and Tinder Nightmares

I joined Tinder again, because apparently I’m a masochist. The first person I matched with started out the conversation by saying, “Thanks for having a booty. #rare” That, right there, is a direct quote. I thought maybe he would be funny, so I responded with, “Apparently that’s what happens when you love to eat donuts… Continue reading Pistachio Cake and Tinder Nightmares

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Butterfinger Cheesecake

I am exhausted. I went to the grocery store the other day, and had all this baking shit to buy. The shopping basket was overflowing. I got half way through my shopping, and decided I couldn’t carrying anything else, so I went home. Does that ever happen to you? Like, I just no longer had the… Continue reading Butterfinger Cheesecake

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Is there anything better than pumpkin cake? I think it’s better than all the other pumpkin desserts. It might even be better than a pumpkin spice latte. I found this recipe a few years ago, and it has become somewhat of a tradition at this point. I make it every year for Thanksgiving, and sometimes… Continue reading Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pumpkin Cake with Maple Icing

I’m out of control with my pumpkin spice lattes. Seriously. I need an intervention. With the exception of pumpkin flavoring, I’m not embracing fall at all. In fact, I got a pedicure yesterday, because I intend to keep wearing flip flops until the snow flies. Firm denial. Plus, I have a new adorable paw print… Continue reading Pumpkin Cake with Maple Icing