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Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

I've gotten used to my afternoon slice of cake with a cup of tea. I'm not sure I will attempt to make another cake for a while. I'd like to remember this one for just a bit longer. The moist coconut cake layers in between sweet velvety buttercream frosting, sprinkled with fresh sweet shredded coconut.

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

This recipe has been tested and tweaked a few times over the years, and each year I can't decide on whether I am calling it a cupcake or a muffin. Brent thinks that it is a cupcake because it has icing. I agree, but I also feel that its much more like a muffin in taste and texture.

Banana Bread Doughnuts with an Almond Butter Glaze

Banana Bread Doughnuts with an Almond Butter Glaze

I had this idea to combine three of my favorite foods - banana bread, doughnuts, and almond butter.  I like my banana bread full of healthy bits, like walnuts, coconut, and whole wheat flour. I like to spread a generous serving of creamy almond butter on top, and wash it down with a glass of almond milk

chocolate pull apart rolls

chocolate pull apart rolls

I've made this recipe with both dark and milk chocolate. Each is unique in flavor, and really, it's up to you to choose your favorite. Once you've rolled out the dough into a tight tube, and carefully sliced it into perfectly beautiful rounds, your natural instinct is going to be to place them neatly and tightly into a large pan, where they can rise and puff into each other.