Vanilla Cupcakes filled with Pastry Cream and Vanilla Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes iwth Custard Filling and Italian Buttercream Frosting @createdbydiane

Simply delicious!     These is exactly what these cupcakes are. Each component is delicious on it's own and combined together makes a triple delicious vanilla explosion! The cake portion has a moist crumb and the custard cream filling is smooth and delectable. The cupcakes are … [Read more...]

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Moscato Margarita

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gallo Family Vineyards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. If you are looking forward to summer, parties and having fun, this Moscato Margarita is going to fit into those plans perfectly! A little known fact is that I LOVE … [Read more...]

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Lemon Cookie Dip

Lemon Cookie Dip @createdbydiane

I like taking a moment now and then to sit, relax, and enjoy!       My days seem to be filled with lots of running around and juggling the time I have to fit everything in. Work, errands, kids, activities, working out, cleaning, laundry, dishes, and the list goes on! Some days … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Crumb Cake Cookies

Chocolate Crumb Cake Cookies @createdbydiane

If you are looking for a fun new cookie, this one if for you...     These cookies have all my favorite components, Vanilla cookies, but thick and kinda like cake.... then the chocolate crumb topping and to top them off.....they are dunked in melted chocolate. Oh yes, don't forget … [Read more...]

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Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding

Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding @createdbydiane

Grab some lemons and blueberries and lets get baking...   This has such a delicious and fresh flavor! I made this bread pudding with croissants. This is one of my favorite uses for croissants and the store near me sells a dozen for under 3 dollars. SCORE! So be sure to check out your local … [Read more...]

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Coconut Fudge

Coconut Fudge with toasted coconut on top from @createdbydiane

These cute little tubs of coconut deliciousness will be a huge hit with the coconut lovers in your life!   I just LOVE coconut, and I'm not alone... everyone in my house loves it too. For a quick and delicious treat, I whipped up a batch of coconut fudge and topped them with some … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate penaut butter chocolate chip cookies @createdbydiane

If you love chocolate and peanut butter then you are going to LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these cookies!     I will say these have become my favorite cookies lately, they are chewy and delicious and full of chocolate and peanut butter flavor. I love how big they are. When it come to … [Read more...]

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Caramel DeLites-Samoa Inspired TOFFEE

Caramel DeLites Samoa Girl Scout Cookie inspired TOFFEE @createdbydiane

It seems everyone has memories of Girl Scout Cookies and each and every year people go crazy over them. Stocking up on dozens of  boxes even. Well, I you are quickly missing the great taste of toasted coconut and chocolate this fun toffee will help tide you over until they start selling them … [Read more...]

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S’more Peanut Butter Bars

smore peanut butter bars from @createdbydiane-2

Just one bite into these super delicious S'more Peanut Butter Bars   will have you wanting MORE!     After all that is what S'more are known for. These are like super-hero S'mores, they have all the traditional components are the classic, but get kicked up with the … [Read more...]

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How to toast coconut in the oven

how to make toasted coconut in the OVEN @createdbydiane

Toasted Coconut is one of my favorites, I love it on a dish of ice cream and even on my dish of yogurt for breakfast, this post will show you how easy it is to toast a whole tray of coconut in minutes to a delicious crispness.     It's no secret I love coconut, I've shared lots of … [Read more...]

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Red Velvet Fudge

Delicious Red Velvet Fudge @createdbydianeedited

Oh if red velvet is your thing, you will LOVE this Red Velvet Fudge Recipe.   I am all out fudge... I just love chocolaty fudge and this red velvet fudge is just chocolaty enough, and has a hint of buttermilk that gives red velvet it's classic flavor. A little tangy sweetness that … [Read more...]

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Malted Milk Cake with Chocolate Malt Frosting

Malted Milk Cake from @createdbydiane with Chocolate Malt Frosting. It's like a WHOPPERS lovers paradise in a cake!

You will certainly want a BIG glass of MILK to go with this yummy cake. It's kind of funny how when I think of chocolate I think of milk, and when I think of milk, well you know there is just going to be something delicious going on... I'm bringing you this post in collaboration with … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Malt Frosting

Malted Milk Frosting @createdbydiane

If you think a chocolate malt tastes good, just wait until you try this!     I don't know what it is about malt, but I love it. I always have, I loved Whoppers Candy as a kid and still do, they have this great chocolate coating, a huge crunch and that delicious malt … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Sprinkle Cookies

Cute Chocolate Sprinkle Cookies from @createdbydiane

It was all about multi colored lights over here this Christmas, so it only seemed fitting that I made some cookies with multi colored nonpareils.       I am all about white lights on the tree, but outside it was all about the COLOR this year. All the lights … [Read more...]

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Cinnamon Apple Hard Cider Cocktail

Cinnamon Apple Hard Cider Cocktail @createdbydiane

Cinnamon Apple Cocktail, oh yes this is one TASTY drink!     I am always up for trying a new drink, but I really don't prefer REALLY Sweet drinks. I usually like Margaritas, Long Island Iced Teas, Vodka and Cranberry and well, now I'm adding this one to the list for … [Read more...]

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