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Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The kidlets finished school on Friday and to celebrate I surprised them with Red Velvet Cupcakes (any excuse for cake, right?).  I might even make them again using the Olympic Opening Ceremony this Friday as an excuse (Go Team GB!).  Either way, they were yummo!  From scouring many recipes online I've gathered that they just aren't… Continue reading Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

strawberry and whisky cheesecake
Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

A Match Made in My Happy Place : Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake

Dude, it has dairy, fruit and booze...that's like a nutrition overload. ...okay so maybe it's just ridiculously tasty and there's no justifying going back for seconds, thirds and morning left-overs (hypothetically speaking of course) but this Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake is totally worth the morning after guilt. For those following along at home I made… Continue reading A Match Made in My Happy Place : Strawberry and Whiskey Cheesecake

raspberry and chocolate cheesecake
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The Sweet and the Tarty : Raspberry and Chocolate Cheesecake

Because tarty's just a whole lot better with a bit of sweet thrown in... As I mentioned around this time last year, Mitch is more of a cheesecake lover than a cake lover.  I for one would happily gorge myself on either or, but apparently not everyone goes ga-ga at all things dessert!  I made… Continue reading The Sweet and the Tarty : Raspberry and Chocolate Cheesecake