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Apple Cider Muffins are full of apple flavor with apple pie spice and apple cider and are the perfect treat to have with a cup of coffee, as a dessert, or even to just satisfy your sweet tooth! For another quick and sweet muffin, try my Cinnamon...

Apple Cider Muffins are full of apple flavor with apple pie spice and apple cider and are the perfect treat to have with a cup of coffee, as a dessert, or even to just satisfy your sweet tooth! For another quick and sweet muffin, try my Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins. Apple Cider Muffins It’s all about apples and apple-flavored treats in the fall. But, you don’t even need to peel or chop any apples to get that popular fall flavor in these muffins. With homemade apple pie spice and apple cider, there is a sweet apple taste in every bite! Plus, the sugary topping will make it hard to eat just one! Apple Cider Muffins Recipe There are two main...

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Thanksgiving is around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’re having some mixed feeling

s. The holiday has always been one I look forward to not just for the delicious food, but because it’s so much fun to celebrate with family and friends. Knowing our Thanksgiving celebration will look different this year has made me a little uneasy, but I’m holding fast to traditions that will make the day resemble something close to “normal.” For me, that means making our Herbed Butternut Squash Wellington and pumpkin pie, which my mom is always in charge of. These Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies with Frosted Cranberries are perfect for a small Thanksgiving celebration!  Rather than making a big pumpkin pie and dealing with serving utensils, I wanted to make individual vegan pumpkin pies that my guests could...

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It’s definitely October, but here in Los Angeles it feels like summer is never going to end. We’ve suffered another heatwave this week and I am craving a change in the weather. I remember feeling antsy about the lagging change in seasons when I lived in Chicago, too – for the opposite reason of course. A snow shower in late April would completely crush my spirit. It’s pretty ironic how excited I am for cooler weather when that’s all I wanted to get away from most of my adult life. All of this is to say, this Vegan Apple Cider Cake with Maple Glaze gave me the taste of autumn I’ve been wanting for weeks.  I have to confess: baking...

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This vanilla cake with Kahlua raspberry buttercream is the perfect quarantine dessert

The cake is moist and light while the buttercream is rich and tasty. I admit, I do not bake that often and when I do, I usually opt for cupcakes because they’re easy and no-fuss. I have always been intimidated by cakes and particularly layer cakes. But after make this vanilla cake with Kahlua raspberry buttercream, I am hooked. So hooked in fact, I had to give half this cake to my neighbor so I didn’t sit and eat it all in one sitting. The basis of this recipe is a simple vanilla cake. The frosting is a very standard buttercream which I add Kahlua, vanilla extract, and a bit of powdered freeze-dried raspberries to. After the cakes have baked...

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Coffee Ice Cream Sandwiches #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. Need a weekend pick me up? These coffee ice cream sandwiches are the perfect project! Rich, decadent coffee ice cream is sandwiched between two soft, chewy chocolate cookies. What more could you want? To me, ice cream sandwiches are such a happy treat – and a reminder of one of my childhood favorites. This version elevates the kid-loved treat into something that is definitely grown-up. Jump to: Ingredients Directions Enter to Win Recipe More #SpringSweetsWeek Goodies Ingredients For the cookies: 2 cups flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda...

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