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Almond Cake

Posted on Jan 9th, 2012

Have you ever had the experience of remembering the flavor of something, but having no recollection of when or where you ate it? I have had the…

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Almond Cake with Fig, Vanilla and White Chocolate

Posted on Oct 18th, 2013

 Oh cake. There's just nothing like it. Okay, cupcakes are kind of like cake, but I still prefer a proper cake. Now, don't get me wrong. There are a…

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Banana Cake with Chocolate-Bourbon Frosting

Posted on Aug 8th, 2014

I found myself with a cache of very ripe bananas the other day and wanted to do something with them other than banana bread, which is my usual go-to…

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Chocolate Beet Cake

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

Seeing as the quinoa muffins were a hit last week, I decided to try my hand at modifying some more traditional recipes to make them healthier. I'm…

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Chocolate Coffee Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Jun 7th, 2011

My friend, Liz, gave me a fabulous cookbook for Christmas this year: Baked Explorations by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Everything I've made from…

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Chai Frosting

Posted on May 7th, 2013

As you may have gathered from the last few recipes I've posted, I've been trying to incorporate some healthier foods and recipes into the Peaches,…

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Chocolate Kahlua Pudding Cake

Posted on May 30th, 2014

 I went down to Savannah and St. Simon's last weekend for my friends' wedding. While there on St. Simon's, I went to dinner with some friends at a…

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Chocolate Stout Mummy Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Posted on Oct 28th, 2014

Yep. It's a Halloween mummy cake, a pun and a Doctor Who joke all in one. You have no idea how happy that makes me.  It's also a damn tasty piece of…

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Cinnamon Layer Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Swiss Meringue Frosting

Posted on May 13th, 2014

I really love this cake. I'm a big fan of cinnamon, so adding two tablespoons of cinnamon to a cake recipe just made me happy. Then I flavored a…

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Cornbread with Peaches and Sweetened Buttermilk

Posted on Jun 10th, 2014

 A few weeks ago I drove down to Miami for the 2014 BlogHer Food Conference. In case you were wondering, it's a bit of a haul from Atlanta to Miami.…

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Grapefruit Ginger Pound Cake

Posted on May 21st, 2014

I found out about it pretty late; a mere 4 days before it was to happen. Make 2 dozen, the email read. So do I act as a rational person would and…

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Homemade Ding Dongs

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

Ah Valentine's Day. The day when couples come under pressure to prove their romantic love to each other, new couples awkwardly dance around it and…

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Honey Polenta Cake

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2014

It's dogwood season in Georgia. The tree out in my front yard is full of blooms, as are the rest of the numerous dogwood trees in Atlanta, and man…

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Lemon Cake

Posted on Mar 19th, 2013

I'm a big believer in pretty straight up cakes. Seriously, I really like white cake with white frosting. A lot. After that I probably like chocolate…

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Lemon Strawberry Cake

Posted on Jul 8th, 2011

Okay, so clearly I'm rubbish at cutting cake layers evenly, but let's ignore that for the time being. I made this cake for my step-mother's birthday.…

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Peach Bundt Cake

Posted on Jun 26th, 2013

  Peaches!!! See? I told you there would be peach recipes forthcoming! I picked up a basket of peaches last week and all of a sudden found…

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Peaches & Cream Cupcakes

Posted on Jun 16th, 2011

It's the first peach recipe. Yay!!! This recipe is from The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook. The Hummingbird Bakery is located in London and is really…

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Pumpkin “Coffee Cake” Cake – A Guest Post on Adventures of a London Kiwi!

Posted on Sep 18th, 2013

Hey folks, I'm a guest blogger today over at Adventures of a London Kiwi with my Pumpkin "Coffee Cake" Cake. I'm sure Emma would love it if you…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Posted on Oct 30th, 2012

Pinterest is an interesting  and addictive thing. I love skimming through the food/beverage list to see what other folks are making and to get…

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Pumpkin Gingerbread Squares

Posted on Sep 24th, 2013

My friend, Jen, had a "Welcome Fall" party the other week. I'm always thrilled by the opportunity to feed people, so I offered to bring something…

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Pumpkin Roll

Posted on Nov 8th, 2012

It's Thanksgiving Thursday, which means that I've got another Thanksgiving classic for you today: the pumpkin roll. Okay, this might not be a classic…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

Me: Hey Dad, I'm starting to plan for Christmas lunch. Anything you particularly want?' Dad: The less traditional, the better. Me: . . . so you…

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Strawberry & Vanilla Cream Cake

Posted on Feb 15th, 2012

So I'm always looking for new cake recipes or trying to think of new deliciousness to make and so I get pretty excited about birthdays and other…

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Walnut Zucchini Olive Oil Cake with Crunchy Lemon Glaze

Posted on Dec 30th, 2011

So apparently I have a mild obsession with zucchini bread. I received a few cookbooks for Christmas (what? people gave me cookbooks?) and the first…

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Yellow Cake with Peanut Butter Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Jan 7th, 2014

In the midst of all the New Year's resolutions to be healthy, to get fit and to generally be a better person, I made a cake. And not just any cake, a…

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