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Simple Homemade Truffles

What chocolate lover wouldn’t be thrilled with rich, decadent truffles for Valentine’s Day? Instead of heading to the nearest chocolate shop, pick up a few items from the market and make these simple homemade truffles with your own two hands! There is something really special about being able to create a delicious and meaningful Valentine’s …

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Fundamentals: How to Make Homemade Caramel Sauce

Today is the beginning of a new recipe series I’m dubbing Fundamentals. I get a lot of emails from new bakers asking for basic recipes, tips, and product recommendations that will get them started with their newly acquired baking addiction. While I can’t guarantee rock star status, I can provide you with some practical tips …

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Holiday Recipe Exchange: Cranberry Bliss Bars

Do you ever becoming obsessed with making something, but it just never actually transpires into the finished product? Last year, I became slightly enthralled with the Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks. I’m fairly certain that they are a holiday selection, but let me tell you they are amazingly delicious. After my first bite, I knew …

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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

I would guess that since you are reading My Baking Addiction, you probably have some form of vanilla extract in your pantry. Some of you may use imitation vanilla, while others may fork over the money for higher quality pure vanilla extract. Regardless of your vanilla choice, I wanted to share an effortless “recipe” for …

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