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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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Unfried Ice Cream – A Healthy Version of Fried Ice Cream

Make the finale of your next Mexican fiesta extra sweet with these (Un)Fried Ice Cream balls. They’re simple to make and the perfect way to end your meal. I have been under the wrong impression for quite some time.  I had been led to believe that fried ice cream was a Mexican treat.  However, when …

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The Best Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes Recipe

This Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes recipe combines chocolate and coffee to make the best chocolate cupcakes topped with buttercream. 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 …

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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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Croissant Bread Pudding From The Chew

This Croissant Bread Pudding From the Chew was created by Daphne Oz. It’s made with tender croissants, bananas, and drizzled with creamy hazelnut spread. Bread Pudding.  Made with croissants.  It doesn’t get much better than this.   I recently was sent a copy of The Chew:  An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining and it …

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