Posts filed under: dessert

  • Coconut Lime Paleo Donuts

Coconut Lime Paleo Donuts

These Coconut Lime Paleo Donuts are delicious, healthier donuts made without flour, dairy, or refined sugar. A coconut flour and coconut sugar doughnut gets topped with a creamy coconut-lime glaze. This post is made in collaboration with GoBeyond Foods and their paleo-optimized sugars. I was never really a ‘doughnut person’ until much later in life. Growing up, the......
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  • easy easter bunny cupcakes

Chocolate Coconut Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes {+ Video!}

These delicious, easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes are made with a decadent chocolate cake and creamy coconut buttercream. This post is sponsored by Pillsbury, but all opinions (as always) are all my own. #EasterWithPillsbury *Video Below!* I think bunnies are the cutest, sweetest, most darling creatures to grace this planet. (Well, next to my corgi Cocoa,......
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  • chinese five spice truffles

Chinese Five Spice Chocolate Truffles

These Chinese Five Spice Chocolate Truffles are a unique and incredibly simple dessert. Just four ingredients create a delicious and decadent truffle. I have been absolutely obsessed with the Netflix series Chef’s Table. The series is filmed and directed beautifully, and the stories are truly remarkable. The chef’s stories really outline passion, talent, resilience, and,......
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  • gluten-free blueberry crisp

Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp with Meyer Lemon and Ginger

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Van’s International Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. This wholesome Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp is sweetened with maple syrup and flavored with Meyer lemon and fresh ginger. For me, fruit crisps and winter go hand-in-hand. They’re easy, comforting, and anything hot straight from the......
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Italian Cannoli Cake with Rum and Chocolate Ganache

Italian Cannoli Cake is composed of layers of rum-soaked vanilla buttermilk cake, creamy ricotta and mascarpone cannoli filling, rich chocolate ganache, and a cinnamon and citrus kissed buttercream. As an Italian growing up in New Jersey, cannolis had a quintessential role in my life. They were a prominent part of any dessert table or special occasion, happily......
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  • hot cocoa cupcakes

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

These Hot Cocoa Cupcakes taste like a cozy cup of hot chocolate, in cake form. Moist chocolate cupcakes are topped with a winter-spiced chocolate ganache and fluffy marshmallow buttercream. Christmas is 3 days away. Three. That is unbelievable to me. I feel like it just came far too quickly. This is most likely because the......
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  • apple cranberry granola crisp

Apple Cranberry Granola Crisp

This Apple Cranberry Granola Crisp post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SimplySatisfying #CollectiveBias This weekend was spent being completely snowed-in. Yesterday, I was feeling pretty bummed about that. Our plans were cancelled. The streets were icy. And it was freezing! But today I decided to take......
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  • ugly sweater christmas cookies

Vanilla Spice Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

These Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies are actually adorable and a fun, unique addition to your holiday festivities! Made with a buttery vanilla and anise-infused spiced cookie dough. How fun are ugly Christmas sweaters? I love them all—from the feline-furnished ‘Meowy Christmas’ ones to the 3D and light-up varieties. I never thought of making them into......
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  • spiked eggnog cupcakes

Spiked Eggnog Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

These delicious, spiced Spiked Eggnog Cupcakes taste like Christmas in cake form. A healthy dose of rum gives them a grown-up touch. Christmas is almost here! (Tries to contain excitement.) (Fails at containing excitement.) It even snowed today. I haven’t seen snow in quite a while. We didn’t get much of it in Portland. I......
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  • maple bacon pumpkin cupcakes

Maple Bacon Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These Maple Bacon Pumpkin Cupcakes are a fun twist on a fall treat. Moist pumpkin cupcakes, made with bacon fat, get frosted with decadent maple cream cheese icing and topped with salty, crisp bacon. It’s still November, so it’s still safe to make as many pumpkin-flavored things as I desire. Brown Butter Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies.......
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