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Fundamentals: Types of Sugar

October 16, 2012 25 comments
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A basic overview of the most common types of sugar used in baking.

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Giveaway: Le Creuset Baker’s Set

October 12, 2012 830 comments
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THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED Congratulations to Jenn (Comment #503) of Eat Cake for Dinner – enjoy your new Le Creuset Baker’s Set! Hello my fellow bakers! I present to you another wonderful giveaway. This is the second Le Creuset Baker’s Set I have been able to share with you, and just in time for the […]

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Apple Pie Spice

September 24, 2012 46 comments
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A simple mixture of autumnal spices creates a perfect spice blend for fall baking.

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Fundamentals: How to Toast Coconut

September 5, 2012 29 comments
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A guide on how to toast coconut using two different methods.

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Giveaway: Le Creuset Baker’s Set

May 8, 2012 1,559 comments
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This is it, people. We’re in the home stretch. Mother’s Day is coming this weekend, and I hope you’re all prepared. If you aren’t quite yet, make sure you check out a few of the recipes I’ve posted, like yesterday’s Orange Sticky Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing and these Twix Brownies. Both are baked goods […]

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My Favorite Doctored Up Cake Mix Recipe

April 4, 2012 146 comments
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A moist and delicious recipe for chocolate cakes and cupcakes using a doctored up cake mix.

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Tips For Making Perfect Pumpkin Rolls

November 17, 2011 33 comments
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My Baking Addiction’s tips and tricks for making the perfect Pumpkin Roll.

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How To Measure Flour

October 19, 2011 75 comments
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A discussion and simple guide on how to accurately measure flour without the use of a digital scale.

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

September 22, 2011 107 comments
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Homemade pumpkin pie spice made with cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice and nutmeg.

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

July 27, 2011 230 comments
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Vanilla bean infused white cake topped with vanilla bean buttercream frosting.

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Fundamentals: Standard Baking Flours

May 10, 2011 45 comments
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If you’re just getting started in baking, or even if you’ve been baking a while but never ventured…

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Fundamentals: Simple Microwave Lemon Curd

March 1, 2011 61 comments
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I am a big fan of all things lemon, so as spring creeps its way through Ohio, I thought I’d try and speed along the process with a week full of delectable lemon posts. First on the agenda is this recipe for simple lemon curd. If you have never made lemon curd before, it’s a […]

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Fundamentals: Buttercream Frosting

January 23, 2011 112 comments
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One of the most common questions that I get from my readers is about buttercream frosting, so I figured this would be the perfect topic for my second Fundamentals post. Although I have made several types of buttercream frosting recipes, the recipe I am going post is by far my favorite due to its flavor, […]

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