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The Best Chocolate Cupcakes

Get ready, because I’m about to share with you my recipe for the best chocolate cupcakes ever! These cupcakes are moist, chewy, gooey, and full of rich chocolate flavor and creamy chocolate ganache. It doesn’t get any better than that! Oh wait, yes it does: there’s coffee inside too, so you’ll get a little extra…

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The Best Chocolate Filling

Lately I’ve been making a lot of cakes for my friends. Many of them were born in July, which means it’s “birthday season” for us. And what’s a birthday without a special cake? 🙂 Thankfully, my friends trust my artistic judgment completely. They all love my cakes and designs, so they always give me total…

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Glazed Baked Donuts

Who doesn’t love glazed donuts, right? They’re adorable and they taste amazing! What’s not to love? Okay, if I’m being honest, I prefer fried donuts, but we can’t all afford to eat fried foods every day. That’s why today I decided to try a healthier option: baked donuts. And I will say this much: I…

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Crown Cake

This cake is really special because it’s for the smartest, politest, most amazing birthday boy ever! 🙂 Well, “boy” on the outside: he may be turning 12, but he thinks and acts like a 20-year-old. He’s even more mature than some adults I know! 😀 Because this little guy is so special to me, I…

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Strawberry Galette

I have a confession to make: strawberry galette dessert is my all-time favorite recipe EVER! Seriously, I once baked this every single day for almost two weeks!  It has all the elements of a perfect dessert: a light crust, a creamy filling, and refreshing fruit. Words cannot describe how delicious this dessert is, so you’ll just…

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Fruit Tarts

I can’t wait to incorporate these gorgeous fruit tarts into my future sweet tables! 😀 They already look great, but I promise they taste even better! Now I know what you’re thinking: there are tons of tart recipes online, so what makes this one different from all the others? Well, I honestly think you’ll love…

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Bas-Relief Cake

Funny story: I stumbled upon this cake recipe by accident. I’m scrolling down after watching a tutorial on YouTube about cake textures, and what should catch my eye but the most beautiful cake I’ve ever seen! Naturally, my first thought was that it would be too complicated to make myself, but the complete opposite turned…

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Rustic cake

I had some cake leftovers, some flowers and macaroons from the previous order so instead of throwing everything away i decided to make a new cake and give it away to my dearest friend. I always wanted to try this technique with buttercream that gives the cake some kind of a rustick look, so i…

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Wedding sweets table

I was looking forward to make the desserts for this particular wedding. The reasons were 1. I loved the color scheme; 2. The venue was amazing, one of the best in Daytona Beach; and 3. The bride and the groom, along with their 3 kids, were the nicest people, and I really wanted to make…

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My baby’s first birthday

When I gave birth to Elena, I immediately started thinking about her first birthday. I thought how every‐ thing was going to be much easier. I pictured myself with 20 pounds less, enjoying life, finally sleeping the whole night, with my family around helping me with everything. Nothing turned out like I planned, let me tell…

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