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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

The stretch of time between the appearance of the first PSL (pumpkin spice latte) in September and Thanksgiving is pumpkin’s time to shine. I’ve written here before about the increased interest in other fall flavors, but pumpkin is still king. I know some people think pumpkin spice is “basic”, but I am not one of…… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

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Apple Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

I heard from a friend recently that maple might be the new pumpkin spice. It’s been reported in a few places that, while pumpkin spice is not necessarily finished, interest in maple is on the rise. It may be the new flavor that helps us get into a fall mood. I think that is great…… Continue reading Apple Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! I’m excited. If you are still looking for something sweet to bake for the special people in your life, may I suggest this pretty cake? This recipe is loosely adapted from one in Nigella Lawson’s How to Be a Domestic Goddess, which I still love many years after getting it. Honestly, who doesn’t want to…… Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Ganache