Spiced Rum Apple Cake with Apple Cider Caramel Glaze + Giveaway!

Rum Cake Lable

Today I am over at Southern Fairytale sharing some pretty sweet Mini Apple Spiced Rum Cakes with Apple Cider Caramel Glaze for Bake, Craft & Sew-along. Who’s not going to love you after getting one of these babies?  Pass these around to your neighbors, friends, family or co-workers and you will be the most popular… 

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Persimmon and Pear Big Crumb Ginger Crumble

Persimmon and Pear Crumble

Full disclosure, I had never eaten a persimmon before today, at least not that I can remember.  Year after year I have seen them at the grocery store with their beautiful bright orange color, but I never felt compelled to take some home.   This year was different, as soon persimmons came into season I… 

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Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Filling

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We went to see a man about a house yesterday. We liked the house, so we submitted an application.  Haven’t heard back yet. The silence is making a little nervous.  When I get nervous I crave sweets, so I made cookies. Not just any cookies, I made peanut butter cookies with peanut butter chips and… 

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Barriguitas de Vieja ( Pumpkin Fritters )

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Pumpkin is everywhere!  Literally!  Go to the stores and you will see the aisles filled with pumpkin butter, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soda, pumpkin pasta sauce and of course the always anticipated pumpkin spice latte.  I though I would do a little pumpkin-ing myself, but this isn’t your traditional pumpkin recipe.   Actually if we are… 

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Peach Ginger Ice Cream with Rum Caramel

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It’s summer, summer tiiiiiime. Are you singing yet? Summer is in full swing, and the month of July is ice cream month.   Also, stone fruit is popping up in all the grocery stores.  I have a love for all stone fruit, but my favorite is peaches.  There is nothing better than biting into a… 

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Almond Pillow Cookies

Almond Pillow Cookies

The crispy cookie has always been my kind of cookie.  OB likes soft chewy cookies. The only cookie that we can seem to agree upon are Oreo cookies. Who doesn’t love Oreo cookies?  Except for the new watermelon flavored Oreo cookies.  I haven’t tried them, but there seems to be something inherently wrong with the… 

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Chocolate Coconut Cream Layered Cake

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I’ve had cake on the brain.  Seriously my brain has been piecing this cake together for weeks now.  I knew I wanted multiple layers, then I wanted coconut…what goes with coconut? Chocolate!   That’s right I didn’t want a  simple vanilla cake or a darling little cupcake.  I wanted a swirly chocolate coconut cake, with coconut… 

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