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Daring Baker’s Challenge: Chocolate Valentino (flourless chocolate cake) & homemade ice cream.

This months’ Daring Baker’s challenge wasn’t really all that much of a challenge for me because I’ve already made flourless chocolate cake, so I was familiar with it. Of course, this one is very different from the one I made. This one, popularized by Chef Wan, is dense and fudgy and brownie-like, mine was more […]

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Queen of Hearts cupcakes with candy hearts.

So Lyns, the proprietor of Sweet Cuppin’ Cakes Bakery, asked me to make some fabulous egg-free vegan cupcakes, and requested a very interesting theme: Queen of Hearts. I loved the idea, and although I’m not vegan and really haven’t done much vegan baking, I jumped right into it. What is “vegan“, exactly? Veganism is a […]

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