Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes

Chocolate Wine Cupcakes @createdbydiane

Get ready to enjoy red wine in a whole new way. These Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes are filled with a Wine Cream Filling and topped with Cream Cheese Frosting.   Just think..... you can enjoy red wine any time of day you'd like with these beauties! The chocolate and wine combination in … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Popcorn Cake

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Popcorn Cake #howto @createdbydiane

I'm partnering with JOLLY TIME Pop Corn to help them celebrate their 100th Birthday in October... Typically cake is in order for any celebration...at least it is when my family is involved in the celebrations. Today is no different. It does deserve an Extra Special Cake... 100 … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Coconut Football Cookies

football cookies @createdbydiane #football #gameday

Get GAME DAY ready with these Chocolate Coconut Football Cookies, no matter how the game is going, these are a must. You may be hearing grunts and growns or WHOO HOO's from in front of the TV, these will help celebrate or they can help soothe the bad play, bad call or error. These will … [Read more...]

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Stuffed Apple Pie

THE BEST Apple Pie RECIPE @createdbydiane

I know that it's quite a big claim to say it's "the BEST" but it really is. I've been baking this pie for years. But  there were some years I didn't have it and I would just dream about it. … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding @createdbydiane

If you think chocolate covered strawberries are good, just wait until you get a load of this Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding, it's warm and delicious and reminds me of chocolate covered strawberries, but different all at the same time. It's  easy to make and great when you have … [Read more...]

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Easy S’more Cupcakes

So EASY...Smore-Cupcake @createdbydiane

When you are craving a S'more.....these will definitely satisfy!   These just may be the easiest S'more Cupcakes ever, I made many batches, to be sure there was enough graham cracker goodness in every bite. That there was plenty marshmallow and just like when roasted marshmallows … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Scones

Homemade blueberry scone with yummy blueberry curd from @createdbydiane

It's no secret I love blueberries, I've made blueberry scones many times, not sure why I never took photos and blogged them, so today is the day! I love using fresh blueberries, if they aren't available frozen blueberries are fine, I prefer to freeze them myself so I'm sure they have … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Curd

blueberry curd @createdbydiane

Have I mentioned lately how blueberries are my absolute favorite? They are, and I'm so glad that they are in abundance, years ago they were more difficult to find. Except where I grew up, we would go to a local place that had acres and acres of blueberries, We would buy 5 pound boxes of … [Read more...]

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Banana Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Easy-Banana-Bread-Pudding-with-Caramel-Sauce-@createdbydiane

This Banana Bread Pudding is just one more reason to stock up on bananas!   There seem to be many reasons to stock up on bananas, I recently read they are good for so many things.. that the new saying sould be a banana a day keeps the doctor away. So, I'm doing my due diligence … [Read more...]

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Homemade Caramel Sauce

Caramel-Sauce-from-@createdbydiane

There are endless possibilities with caramel sauce: You will want a jar on hand at all TIMES. It's a perfect topping on ice cream, cake, cookies, pie, apples, and well just about anything you can dunk into it. If  you love salted caramel (like me) just add salt and viola.... you have the … [Read more...]

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Avocado Cheesecake with Pistachio Crust

Avocado Cheesecake with Pistachio Crust @createdbydiane

I can't decide which part I like more the Avocado Cheesecake or the Pistachio Crust, I'm so glad I don't have to decide.   This combination is irresistible. I just love when two flavors come together and create a great flavor sensation.     It's deliciously creamy and nutty … [Read more...]

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Old Fashioned Egg Cream-Chocolate Soda

Old Fashioned Egg Cream Chocolate Soda @createdbydiane

  You don't need to head down to the SODA SHOP to enjoy an classic. You can make it right at home, not that going down to McCrorys or Woolwoths wouldn't be fun, I haven been to one in many years and don't know if there are any still around, but I do know what is missing... old … [Read more...]

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Lemon Italian Cookies with Lemon Icing

Lemon-Italian-Cookies-with-Lemon-Icing-from-@createdbydiane #cookies

  What is it about lemon cookies that makes them so irresistible? I don't know, but I keep baking up batches trying to find out. These Lemon Italian Cookies are not to overly sweet, but topped with a lemon glaze icing that dries silky smooth and of course I just had to top some with … [Read more...]

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Strawberry Lemonade Scones

Strawberry Lemonade Scones @createdbydiane

Afternoon tea is getting a fun summer update today.   You know I'm typically all about tea but today calls for strawberry lemonade,   a perfect match to these scones fit for royalty. Join me for a tea party!   No matter how hot it is outside, this updated afternoon tea will be … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

blueberry breakfast cookies @createdbydiane using @delmonte fruit burst

Oh my, it's almost Back to School time... that means early mornings and packing up lunches and snacks for the kids. I won't lie, the first week is usually fine, it's the second week that seems to get them all. The thrill of seeing their friends and all the "new" excitement has worn off. The … [Read more...]

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