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NATIONAL TOFFEE DAY!

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There is no better way to celebrate National Toffee Day than with our top Toffee recipes:

Layered Toffee Crunch Cake, a personal favorite as the buttery toffee bits are baked into moist vanilla cake and folded into creamy frosting. Mmmmmmmmm drool worthy!

Creamy Toffee Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust

Banoffee Pie with Crunchy Chocolate Topping

White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

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Love chocolate melting in your mouth? Us too, especially with every bite of this creamy White Chocolate Cheesecake. A buttery graham cracker crust is topped with smooth white chocolate cheesecake and topped with sweet cherries and chocolate. Slice after slice, this cheesecake is heavenly.

Click here for the recipe

Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes

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Looking for cupcakes with a huge FUN factor? You’ve found them with these Vanilla Funfetti Sprinkle Cupcakes, moist and flavorful (thanks, fresh vanilla beans!) sprinkle-studded cupcakes topped with creamy and smooth vanilla frosting and finished with homemade (and addictive) white chocolate Rice Krispie crunch. Oh, and did we mention that there are sprinkles everywhere?

Click here for the recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

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What happens when a cake and a chocolate chip cookie mate? A Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake that’s jaw-droppingly delicious – a layer of cookie dough is nestled between layers of sweet vanilla cake and creamy vanilla icing. Not done yet…we still have a top layer of chocolate chip bites to finish off this cookie-cake-masterpiece!

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Triple-Stuffed Oreo Cake

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How do you transform a classic cookie into a decadent dessert? You follow the easy directions (albeit a bit longer than most) for this sky-high Triple-Stuffed Oreo Cake. The results are outstanding – super-moist chocolate cake is sandwiched between layers of super-creamy Oreo frosting and topped with mounds of super-addictive White Chocolate Oreo Popcorn. Trust us…you won’t be sorry.

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Birthday Cake Pops

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Visit any fair or carnival and you’re guaranteed to find everything served on a stick, from fried butter to spaghetti and meatballs. Who are we to buck the trend? We bring you individual moist vanilla birthday cakes, iced with creamy vanilla frosting and coated in candy. Step right up because Lisa’s creative cake pops(icles) are tops at every concession stand!

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Baking Tips and Tricks

20_1929779273_lWhen it comes to baking tips and tricks, Lisa is our go-to gal! Adding chocolate chips, blueberries and raisins always makes for a more exciting cake, so this tip will be sure to help us out when our little friends are sinking to the bottom of the batter.

Here are 3 of our fave recipes to let you test this trick out:

Chocolate Chip Scone

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

Moist Blueberry Muffin

National S’Mores Day!!

Today is National S’Mores Day (like we needed an excuse), we’re celebrating with our best S’Mores inspired recipes, and we think you should too!

260_1740850006_lS’mores, the perfect trio of chocolate, graham and marshmallow, are no longer just for campfires and Kumbaya. Lisa, the trailblazer she is, has brought the fireside fun indoors with this unbelievably delicious S’mores Cake, with layers of fudgy brownies and chocolate chip graham, all iced with a toasted marshmallow frosting. Really, this is cake and camping at its finest! Click here for the recipe. 

 
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We’ve whipped up this S’mores Bread Pudding, with each bite oozing with gooey melted marshmallows, creamy melted chocolate and crunchy graham crackers. Click here for the recipe. 

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With a bit of this (chocolate! graham crackers!) and a dash of that (marshmallows!), you can enjoy the classic S’mores trio straight out of your oven. This recipe for S’mores Cupcakes with Marshmallow Meringue delivers the addictive trio of fudgy chocolate, crunchy graham crackers and ooey, gooey marshmallows all in a delicious, finger-licking-great cupcake. Click here for the recipe. 

 

Apple Caramel Crumble Cake

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When is a caramel apple a cake? When Chef Lisa gets her hands on it and creates an Apple Caramel Crumble Cake that’s reminiscent of our fav childhood treat-on-a-stick. This incredible dessert is a three-layered moist and chunky apple cake, slathered in a creamy frosting and topped with a sugary crumble. How ’bout them apples?

Click here for the recipe.

“I’ve never seen such a bunch of apple-eaters.”

-J.D. Salinger, Nine Stories

NATIONAL NO DIET DAY!

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Today is National No Diet Day (our favorite day of the year), and we’re celebrating by taking a big bite out of our most drool-worthy desserts! While we have over 300 healthy recipes, these are the four that should satisfy your sweet tooth today. What are you waiting for? Get Baking!

Clockwise from left:
Decadent Chocolate Rice Krispie Crunch Cake Recipe

Triple-stuffed Oreo Cake Recipe

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Crunch Recipe

The Ultimate S’mores Layer Cake Recipe

“The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.”
– Jackie Gleason