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Banana Carrot Cake with Cream of Coconut – Cream Cheese Frosting

Warning – I’m all over the place today, so bear with me, and this amazing banana carrot cake with cream of coconut – cream cheese frosting! I preface a lot of my blog entries, don’t I? Well, here’s another one … Continue reading

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Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I should challenge everyone with.  I was throwing out ideas, and like many first pitches in baseball, they were all over the place. Baklava was … Continue reading

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Key Lime White Chocolate Nanaimo Bars with a Coconut Macadamia Graham Crust

O Canada – Again? This  the second Nanaimo Bar entry on this blog.  I don’t have many recipes since I don’t blog as often as I’d like, but yet I have TWO Nanaimo Bar entries, yep, TWO.  I’m not Canadian, … Continue reading

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Lime is KEY here

The first time I ever had Key Lime Pie was when I was about 12, on winter break vacation in Lake Worth, Fla, with my family and one of my friends. I remember thinking “Wow, this is even better than … Continue reading

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