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Cake Cravings

Cake Cravings
There is a hilarious scene in an episode of Sex and the City where Miranda makes herself a homemade chocolate cake. She starts off by eating one thin sliver of the cake and then walks away. The camera frame doesn't leave the kitchen the entire scene. You see her walk back into the kitchen just seconds later and help herself to another minuscule piece of the sinful treat. After she leaves the shot she is once again back within seconds and cuts herself a third helping. It is a brillant scene and my paragraph above does it little justice. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups butter, softened at room temp 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened at room temp 3 cups sugar 6 large eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Preparation Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy (do not over beat); gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until combined. Sift 3 cups of flour. Related:  Baking

Cakes in the city Raspberry Jam Cheesecake Muffins - Erren's Kitchen This recipe for Raspberry Jam Cheesecake Muffins makes the most delightful, moist and decadent muffins that have a surprise inside that will give the kids a thrill. I created these one morning purely out of hunger. These days, hunger means creating something new so I can share it with all of you. I went to the kitchen, assessed what I had on hand and because I was in the mood for a muffin – this was what I came up with. I have to admit, I wasn’t at all sure it would work out. Raspberry Jam Cheesecake Muffins Author: Erren @ Erren's Kitchen Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: American Serves: 6 Ingredients Instructions Preheat oven to 375f/190C Line 6 muffin cups in a muffin pan with paper liners.

Tiramisu Cupcakes The Story #1: If enough people email me to make a recipe for something, I get around to it. But really, these cupcakes were brilliant. They are not an overly sweet cupcake and perfect for a special occasion. Story #2: Coffee. Well thanks to google, I figured it all out. Ingredients Cake: 1 box White Cake Mix 2 egg whites 1 egg 1/3 cup oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 cup strong coffee Filling: 8 oz mascarpone 1 tablespoon strong coffee 1/2 cup powdered sugar Whipped Topping: 8 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pint heavy whipping cream Directions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Notes *For my strong coffee, I mixed about 1/3 cup boiling water with 4-5 teaspoons instant coffee. Copyright © YourCupofCake

Mark and Graham: Page not available in your region Using a sharp paring knife, cut two 2- to 3-inch strips of zest from the orange. Using the fine rasps of a handheld grater or a microplane, remove 1 tsp. finely grated zest from another section of the orange. Reserve the orange for another use. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the wine, the 1/2 cup sugar and the orange zest strips and cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Put the berries in a bowl. In a food processor, combine the ricotta, Grand Marnier, vanilla, grated orange zest and the 2 Tbs. sugar and process until smooth. Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Healthy in a Hurry, by Karen Ansel, MS, RD and Charity Ferreira (Weldon Owen, 2011).

101 Cookbooks - Healthy Recipe Journal Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Cake I have a new love in my life. It comes in the form of cheesecake cakes. Seriously. I first fell in love when I made THIS pumpkin cheesecake cake. You can make it this weekend to get yourself in the spirit. Now, I have all the fun holiday treats planned out…what to get for gifts for family is a whole ‘nother story! I was invited to be part of a recipe contest, and I made it to the final round! If you like this Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Cake, you may also enjoy these recipes…. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cake– chocolate cake with chocolate chip cheesecake, chocolate frosting and chocolate ganache! Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownie Pie– pie crust topped with brownie, topped with pumpkin cheesecake. Chocolate Cheesecake Cake– chocolate cake with a cheesecake layer topped with cream cheese frosting! Follow my Pinterest Board: Cheesecake Heaven Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Cake A delicious and impressive cake with two layers of chocolate cake around one layer of peppermint cheesecake.

Baba’s Lady Baltimore Cake… This is a very special, nostalgic cake for my family. It was my great-grandmother, Baba’s favorite go-to cake recipe. The Lady Baltimore Cake. It’s dainty, delicate, feminine and beautiful to look at. It starts with a light, tender white cake, filled with a delicate orange marmalade filling, spread with a fluffy marshmallowy frosting and sprinkled all over with sweetened coconut. Food is so powerful. (That’s Baba’s china my mom let me use in the pictures- we thought it only fitting! The cake portion of this recipe is very similar to Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake (my favorite white cake recipe), which is why it’s so light and fluffy. Lady Baltimore Cake 3/4 cup butter, at room temperature 2 cups sugar grated zest of one lemon 3 cups cake flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 6 egg whites Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 3 9-inch cake pans with parchment paper and grease generously. Share:

Is America’s Pizza Capital Buffalo, New York? I’ve eaten pizza at many of the most well-respected pizzerias in America. For starters, Di Fara in Brooklyn, Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Frank Pepe in New Haven, Pizzeria Beddia in Philadelphia, and Great Lake in Chicago before it closed. They and so many other great places have their merits. But I’m going out on the line and putting a decade of pizza cred built by writing about and visiting hundreds of pizzerias in New York City and across America to say that Buffalo-style pizza is America’s most underappreciated regional style. There, I said it. Let’s be clear: you can, to a lesser degree, get New York-style pizza in Buffalo. You can’t really find Buffalo-style pizza in other cities. Buffalo-style pizza has been described as a hybrid of Chicago deep-dish and New York, or somewhere between Detroit’s airy, high-lipped cheesy crust and New York City’s traditionally thin-crust pies. I’d flip the description. And no, they’re not national chains. Thank You! Pepperoni as a baseline?

Chez Requia, cuisine et confidences ... Mini Coconut Cheesecakes Mini Coconut Cheesecakes By Alicia of The Baker Upstairs for I Heart Nap Time. Hello again, I Heart Nap Time readers! Can you believe it’s May already? If you don’t have a mini cheesecake pan, no problem! Ingredients: For the crust: 9 ounces vanilla or coconut-flavored cookies, crushed (I used macaroon cookies, but vanilla wafers would work well too)1 tablespoon sugar6 tablespoons butter, meltedFor the cheesecake:6 tablespoons sugar1 1/2 tablespoons flour12 ounces cream cheese, softened2 large eggs1/2 cup coconut milk1/4 cup sour cream1 teaspoon coconut extract1/2 teaspoon vanilla For the topping: 3/4 cup heavy cream2 tablespoons powdered sugar2 tablespoons coconut milk1 teaspoon coconut extract1/2 cup shredded coconut Directions: Preheat the oven to 325. If you’re looking for more yummy desserts, you’ll love these: Lemon Brownies Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Chocolate Fudge Caramel Brownies more by Alicia » Alicia Hi! Join in!

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