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3-Layer Cookies ‘n Cream Cake

Chocolate and vanilla bean cake layers slathered in cookies ‘n cream frosting Year after year there seems to be more pressure when it comes to birthday cakes.  I always want to outdo the previous year’s dessert but at the same time, I need to bake something true to what the birthday girl or boy loves.  […]

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Pregnancy Update: 40 Weeks+

Past my due date and ready to meet this baby boy! Well, I made it to and past my due date. As you can see, it’s been quite a transformation of my body over the last nine months. I now think it’s hilarious that I was feeling “fat” around the time that I got pregnant. […]

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Pumpkin Cake with Pecan Pie Glaze

This moist and flavorful pumpkin bundt cake is topped with a pecan pie glaze.  Have the best of both worlds in one dessert! I actually made this cake way back in August and the smells in the kitchen that day immediately brought me to Fall.  I realize that is something people say all the time, […]

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Easy Low Fat Pumpkin Sheet Cake from Keep It Sweet Desserts

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 10/11/14

No baby yet! Well, at least not as of Friday afternoon when I put this post together:-) Based on how I was feeling then, though, I’m really not counting on anything happening any time soon. Tuesday is the official due date but who knows when this baby boy will decide he is ready! In the […]

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Skillet Apple Crisp with Brown Butter Sauce {gluten-free}

Served warm, this skillet apple crisp is just what you need to fill you up at the end of a cool Fall day! This apple crisp is warm and hearty and perfect for the end of a chilly day (or in my case, mid-morning on a hot day in mid-August…).  You can make it in […]

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Pretzel Cookie Sandwiches

Chewy pretzel infused cookies sandwiched together with buttercream. I got the crazy idea that I needed to make a cookie that was flavored like a pretzel.  It happened sometime after these Oreo cookies disappeared.  However the crazy idea popped into my head, I’m so glad it did.  These chewy cookies were pretty addicting.  Frankly they […]

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Easy Low Fat Pumpkin Sheet Cake from Keep It Sweet Desserts

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 10/4/14

I’m officially starting to get antsy! You can see my full pregnancy update here, but generally for the last few days I just keep thinking, man, I am bored, but I am way too tired to do anything about it! Do you know that feeling? Like, after I do my morning workout and get some […]

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Pregnancy Update: 38 Weeks+

Counting down to baby! Less than two weeks until my due date!!   Not sure if I look any different from the 32 weeks picture (when I was coincidentally wearing the same outfit) even though I definitely FEEL heavier and bigger. So I’m officially at full term and less than two weeks are left until […]

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Espresso Salted Dark Chocolate Biscotti

These rich dark chocolate biscotti are extra crunchy, perfect for coffee dunking! I’m not usually one to choose biscotti as a dessert of choice.  Often times, they are dry, super hard and not all that flavorful.  These biscotti here, they are a different story.  The rich dark chocolate and espresso salt ensure that every bite […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/27/14

This was really a good week in my world! First of all, I woke up to the nicest treat on Monday morning… some of my best blogger friends threw me a surprise virtual baby shower! Since I didn’t have an actual shower this was even more special. The posts were so nice and the recipes […]

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