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Easy and Fun to Make with the Kids- Homemade Cake Pops!

03/18/2020 Cooking  No comments

Cake Pops are the cutest desserts for any celebratory occasions, or just for fun! These pretty cake pops are made with vanilla cake mixed with cream cheese frosting, covered with melted chocolate and festive sprinkles.

There’s a cake for every occasion! If you prefer cakes that fit in the palm of your hands, try these Vanilla Cupcakes.

Cake pops in a bowl

Vanilla Cake Pops

And then if you want just a bite or two of cake, you want these delicious vanilla cake pops. I am a sucker for anything mini and cute, and these cake pops certainly made the list. They are made with a simple vanilla cake, straight from my mini vanilla cake recipe.

What you need to make cake pops

The vanilla cake

    • All-purpose flour – this is what I use for all of my recipes but cake flour will work as well.
    • Salt – a little salt goes...
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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

12/04/2019 Cooking  No comments

These Candy Cane Sugar Cookies are outrageously festive! A soft sugar cookie dough is loaded with crushed candy canes and topped with creamy buttercream making them the most festive Christmas Cookie Recipe ever!

Make sure to try my Classic Cut Out Sugar Cookie Recipe if you want to use your cookie cutters and decorate cookies!

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies with buttercream frosting

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies Are An Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe!

I am completely obsessed with anything that’s creamy-buttery-peppermint. A few years ago I made Buttermint Cookies and they are solidly one of my most favorite Christmas Cookies of all time.

These Candy Cane Sugar Cookies are now a close second! I LOVE sugar cookies so much, and I knew loading them with crushed candy canes would create a peppermint sugar cookie recipe that would be delicious! Of cours...

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Sangria: How to Make It Perfect For Summer

06/11/2019 Cooking  No comments

Red Sangria

Red Sangria

Sangria: who doesn’t love a glass of it in the summertime?! Fruity, colorful, and with a touch of sweetness (if you use this recipe anyway, it’s the perfect summer drink.

The classic version of sangria calls for sugar and is on the sweeter side, so I wanted to find a way to make my own that was only slightly sweet without the added sugar.

This trio of sangrias will suit both red and white wine lovers. Pick your favorite and then whip up a batch for your next family staycation, or sip on some while soaking in a nice detox bath!

A Healthier Sangria Recipe (Red, White, or Rosé)

So what makes a sangria? Fruit! Lots of it. Citrus is a must for any sangria recipe. The sweet and sour profile builds a solid base of flavor without adding a ton of sugar...

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Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

05/17/2019 Cooking  No comments

Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

Slice of pie

Strawberry Ice Cream Pie is a simple summer dessert that has a layer of graham cracker crust, hot fudge and strawberry ice cream.
Course: Dessert, treats
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry ice cream pie
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Sarah

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 11.5 oz hot fudge
  • 3 cups softened strawberry ice cream

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