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The Best Homemade Vanilla Buttercream Recipe

Several years ago I started buying Immaculate Baking’s refrigerated cookies at the grocery store. It was such an easy way to bake hot, fresh cookies. Plus, I like that they use unbleached flour and other natural ingredients.

They have partnered with the Non-GMO Project and are pursuing verification on every product they make.

I was so surprised a few weeks ago when I walked into Target and saw a box of Immaculate Baking Gluten-Free cookie mix sitting on a shelf. I whipped out my phone and took a picture and posted it to Instagram. (Don’t judge – I know there are others who get excited at the grocery store.) I didn’t buy the box at the time, but since then I have tried it, along with Immaculate Baking’s Chocolate Cake Scratch Baking Mix. If I am only allowed one word to describe them it would have to be #thesemixesareincrediblydelicious. (Does that count as one word?)

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Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes Recipe

Have a special occasion coming up and looking for the perfect chocolate cupcake recipe?  These Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes are a delicious way to celebrate every special occasion. I adapted the Food Network’s Basic Chocolate Cake recipe and added a little instant espresso.  Because chocolate and coffee go together like peanut butter and jelly.  True story.  The espresso …

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Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe

Homemade Banana Pudding is probably the most popular Southern dessert.  Making banana pudding from scratch is easier than you might think and the results are worth the extra effort. According to, banana pudding has been enjoyed by Americans in some form or another since the 1870s.  We can thank Laura Kerley for the idea of using …

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