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Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies

The December Daring Bakers’ Challenge had us all cheering – the lovely and talented Bourbonnatrix of Bourbonnatrix Bakes was our hostess and challenged us to make fun, delicious and creative whoopie pies! Delicious little cake-like cookies sandwiching luscious filling in any flavors we chose… What else is there to say but “Whoopie!” Though Susie has previously made whoopie pies (check
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Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Hidden Veggies

Hello all! It’s another Daring Bakers’ Challenge!   Ruth from Makey-Cakey was our March 2013 Daring Bakers’ challenge host. She encouraged us all to get experimental in the kitchen and sneak some hidden veggies into our baking, with surprising and delicious results!   For this challenge, I decided to use carrots, but to not go the traditional carrot cake route.
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Another Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Crackers and Crisp Flatbread!

Hello all! I’m back. I haven’t been able to bake anything for a while because I had finals (I know, terrible. In February, no less.) And then the Academy Awards. For those of you who don’t know, the Academy Awards are kind of a big deal in our family. As in, it’s Susie’s favorite holiday by a long shot. We all
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Gevulde Speculaas

Gevulde Speculaas. What a fun name! I should explain. This is our first Daring Baker’s challenge. So, once a month we’ll be making something a little different, provided by a Daring Baker. We’re excited!     Francijn of Koken in de Brouwerij was our January 2013 Daring Bakers’ Hostess and she challenged us to make the traditional Dutch pastry, Gevulde Speculaas from
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