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Oreo Ice Cream Cake with Easter Cookie Pops

Thank you I Love Ice Cream Cakes for sponsoring this post. Make I Love Ice Cream Cakes the centerpiece at your gathering and find an ice cream cake in a grocery store near you! Hop on into Spring with this adorable Easter dessert, an Oreo Ice Cream Cake decorated with a “nest” of speckled Easter eggs and crowned …

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Meyer Lemon Upside Down Polenta Cake

Meyer Lemon Upside Down Polenta Cake has a sweet-tart candied lemon topping baked right into a buttery dense polenta cake (the batter includes fine corn meal). The secret to this lemony dessert is to make sure to slice the lemons very, very thin so that they caramelize thoroughly and bake through the pith. Using a mandolin or hand slicer …

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Kahlúa White Chocolate Tiramisu

Tiramisu, the classic coffee-flavored creamy dessert, is usually made with a mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese and cocoa. My version has a graham chocolate crust, a white chocolate cream cheese filling, a layer of coffee-Kahlúa soaked lady fingers, and is topped off with an espresso whipped cream. I know it sounds complicated, but I …

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Blackberry-Blueberry Shortcakes

The best Summertime desserts are made with the season’s fresh fruits and berries, so when I found these ginormous blackberries on sale at the market, I couldn’t resist. Instead of baking a cobbler– which is what I’d normally do–I decided these big, juicy berries would be the perfect shortcake filling. Blackberry-Blueberry Shortcakes are served on a sweet biscuit that’s topped with the sweet fruit …

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Cherry Cake with Buttermilk Powdered Sugar Glaze

Moist and rich, Cherry Cake with Buttermilk Powdered Sugar Glaze is basically a delicious pound cake made in a sheet cake pan. Fresh pitted cherries and a sweet glaze crown the cake’s top. This cherry dessert recipe is an amazing choice for Summer picnics. Cherry Cake with Buttermilk Powdered Sugar Glaze Last weekend’s Fourth of July family barbecue …

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My 1st Blogoversary and Mocha Cupcakes!

It’s my first Blogoversary! Life, Love, and Good Food is officially one-year-old! Thanks so much to my family and friends for all the encouragement during this little adventure — it’s really been a lot of fun and I have learned so, so much! To celebrate, I’m sharing these decadent Mocha Cupcakes with two different frosting options–Peanut Butter Cream …

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