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Perfect White Cupcakes From Scratch

AKA the *original* White Cake Recipe From Scratch - these perfect white cupcakes from scratch rise with a beautiful dome every time. This is a versatile, crowd-pleasing, easy vanilla cupcake recipe.  * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

AKA the *original* White Cake Recipe From Scratch – these perfect white cupcakes from scratch rise with a beautiful dome every time. This is a versatile, crowd-pleasing, easy vanilla cupcake recipe.  Darlings, this is my long-promised white vanilla cupcake recipe. If you’ve been around the blog a while, you’ll recognize this recipe as the original recipe posted for my white cake from scratch. In the years since posting, I did…

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Blackberry Gin and Tonic Pound Cake

Inspired by a summertime twist on a classic cocktail, this blackberry gin and tonic pound cake is a delightful anytime treat or gift to share with friends! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Inspired by a summertime twist on a classic cocktail, this blackberry gin and tonic pound cake is a delightful anytime treat or gift to share with friends! I love it when one food inspires another in a completely unrelated category. Sometimes the best ideas in the kitchen, and life in general, happen at the most arbitrary times. Take this bread for example. It’s just a variation on a classic quick…

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No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart

Need an easy yet elegant dessert? Make this No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart today! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Need an easy yet elegant dessert? Make this No Bake Matcha Lemon Ginger Tart today! Are you as in love with matcha as I am? The Godfather and I discovered matcha lattes way back in Georgia at a neighborhood coffee shop. We adored them! The earthy green tea hit the spot as far as warm drinks go. At the risk of sounding hipster, this was before matcha was trendy. 😉…

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Six Inch Chocolate Cake with Tahini Buttercream Frosting

A six inch chocolate cake is the perfect size for smaller groups! Make this delicious chocolate cake recipe and pair it with a light and nutty tahini buttercream frosting. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A six inch chocolate cake is the perfect size for smaller groups! Make this delicious chocolate cake recipe and pair it with a light and nutty tahini buttercream frosting. You know those days when you want a cake, but you don’t need a “whole cake”? Like, just enough cake for maybe 5-8 people. A standard 8 inch cake feeds about 16, way too big for a small celebration. So what…

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Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate, vanilla, and cheesecake! These Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars are a crowd pleasing dessert. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Chocolate, vanilla, and cheesecake! These Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars are a crowd pleasing dessert. Name your top 3 ice cream flavors from childhood. Chances are, cookies and cream was somewhere in there. Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate cookies, creamy filling, and EVEN MORE DESSERT? Cookies and cream anything is like getting milk, cookies, and a bonus extra something else. In this cake, bonus cheesecake. I can’t even…

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Bakery Style Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Soft, chewy, thick, and utterly decadent, these bakery style chocolate peanut butter chip cookies taste are milk's best friend. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Soft, chewy, thick, and utterly decadent, these bakery style chocolate peanut butter chip cookies taste are milk’s best friend.  Darlings, life is always better when we have cookies. Especially thick, chewy, soft, loaded with ALL THE CHOCOLATE AND PEANUT BUTTER cookies. Like these beauties. About the size of your palm, and about as thick, these cookies are the stuff of dreams, particularly when served warm. …

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Blooming Matcha Marshmallows

Celebrate Spring, your love of matcha, or just unique sweets with this beautiful blooming matcha marshmallows recipe and tutorial!  * GoodieGodmother.com

Celebrate Spring, your love of matcha, or just unique sweets with this beautiful blooming matcha marshmallows recipe and tutorial!  Let’s talk about blooming. These blooming matcha marshmallows are actually inspired by my friend Melissa who had one on a trip to NYC. She asked me if I thought I could reverse engineer it, and since I already planned to make matcha marshmallows, we take the recipe, get a little creative,…

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Peppermint Bark Cake

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  * GoodieGodmother.com

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  If you’ve been around a little while, you may have noticed the lack of cakes this year on the blog. Welcoming princess #2 left me with little time for full cakes until the Fall, when I missed baking them too much. So Merry Everything to everyone, because cakes are back! And it feels so good *karaoke…

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Gingerbread Eggnog Sandwich Cookies

Two iconic holiday flavors wrapped up into one "first cookie gone at the cookie swap" recipe. Make gingerbread eggnog sandwich cookies for someone on your Nice List.  * Visit GoodieGodmother.com for the recipe!

Two iconic holiday flavors wrapped up into one “first cookie gone at the cookie swap” recipe. Make gingerbread eggnog sandwich cookies for someone on your Nice List.  I have a confession to make. It’s not Christmas for me unless I have a taste of eggnog and gingerbread. Usually this comes separately, but a few years ago, I decided to combine the two and enjoy them together! This year, I finally…

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No Churn Peppermint Bark Ice Cream

No churn peppermint bark ice cream is a perfect warm weather Christmas dessert recipe! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

No churn peppermint bark ice cream is a perfect warm weather Christmas dessert recipe!  “Christmas ice cream? Are you crazy?” No. I am not even a little bit crazy for suggesting we make Christmas ice cream a thing. First of all, ice cream is without a season because it’s delicious. Second, this cold weather Christmas business idealized by Norman Rockwell paintings isn’t the norm for about half the world. First…

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Orange Cream Cheese Cookies

 Orange cream cheese cookies are a cake like cookie perfect for citrus lovers. Naturally flavored with the perfect amount of fresh orange and topped with an easy orange cookie glaze, they're so easy to eat and share! * GoodieGodmother.com

Orange cream cheese cookies are a cake like cookie perfect for citrus lovers. Naturally flavored with the perfect amount of fresh orange and topped with an easy orange cookie glaze, they’re so easy to eat and share! Every winter, I look forward to the change in citrus at the store. While it’s easy to find oranges year round, the best time to purchase citrus is as the temperature goes down…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Macarons

Pumpkin spice latte macarons are a fun take on a classic fall coffeehouse drink! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Pumpkin spice latte macarons are a fun take on a classic fall coffeehouse drink! Love them or hate them, the herald of all things fall is the arrival of the pumpkin spice latte. From September to November, it graces billboards and features in so many #basic instagram posts. Unless you’re me and don’t like pumpkin spice lattes. Seriously, I share one maybe once a year with the Godfather at his…

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