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Pumpkin Caramel Bars with Marshmallow Meringue

Pumpkin Bars with Salted Caramel and Toasted Marshmallow Meringue


Where to start on the deliciousness of Pumpkin Bars with Salted Caramel and Toasted Marshmallow Meringue?! This pumpkin base is pulled from the pages of The Cookie Book. I had forgotten how delicious it was/is…and it is beyond words. Soft, airy, beautiful crumb. Everything you’re looking for in a bar cookie that’s really a cake…if we’re being honest here. Next…

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Espresso Banana Cake

Banana Espresso Cake With Espresso Bean Buttercream


I hope this banana espresso cake finds you rested and well, ready to tackle the weekend. I have been dreaming about this cake for some time…a super moist cake, loaded with heaps of banana, dotted with bits of dark chocolate and teeming with the taste of espresso throughout. We bake this cake low and slow. I’m talking, at 275 F…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Sweet + Savory Fall Favorites


I’ve been digging into the blog archives and baking + cooking a lot of my sweet + savory fall favorites! I wanted to share a quick collection with you here. There are soooo many more (more pumpkin stuff, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin gnocchi, scones, etc etc etc)…but I narrowed it down to a reasonable list for you. Will this become a…

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Rustic Peach Cake | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

California Peach Cornmeal Cake


These are my favorite adjectives for this California Peach Cornmeal Cake: delicious, cozy, easy, classic, comforting, quick…need I say more? For this month’s partnership with CA Grown we focus on California Cling Peaches — so flipping good!! I started with a super simple cake base that’s loaded with sour cream to keep things nice and moist. Then I used yellow…

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Everyday Banana Bread | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Everyday Banana Bread


Hi friends — I greet you this weekend with some comforting and easy-to-bake Everyday Banana Bread! I have had the strong desire this year to make recipes that are ‘everyday’ or ‘classics’. To me, this includes recipes that I hope will become your favorite go-to’s to make mid-week after work, during cozy weekend mornings and using everyday ingredients and techniques. I…

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Granny Pete's Chocolate Espresso Cake With Marshmallow Frosting | Recipe via DisplacedHoueswife Rebecca Firth

Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting


I am soo happy to finally share Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting!!! First, it’s an easy, fabulous, delicious, celebration cake that reminds me a bit of a classier Ding Dong (which I was mildly addicted to as a kid). But most importantly, because I created this cake in honor of my sweet grandmother, aka Granny Pete, who passed…

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Lemon Cake | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Fresh Lemon Cake


Consider this Fresh Lemon Cake a dazzling celebration of the humble lemon, that most-frequently used citrus that adorns our kitchen counters. I don’t know this for fact but I do on instinct. I put lemon in everything from warm water, to savory dishes that need brightening up to baked goods that need some sunshine. Yes, the humble lemon is a…

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Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake

Chocolate Coconut Cake


Bust out your bundt pans people, we’re making our very best Chocolate Coconut Cake!! And before we get too far down the path in making this gem, let me diffuse any divisiveness between Almond Joy and Mounds lovers. First, I’m coming out as a Mounds lover. It was always my preferred Halloween candy growing up. But I’m also having an…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream


Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream. Did you get that? There’s a heavy hand of bourbon in this cake and it’s a lovely thing. And I have a strong affection for alliteration. So there’s that. Let’s just get this out of the way first: Yes, yes indeed you can make this cake without alcohol. I’ll tell you how…

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Caramel Mocha Dirty Chai Cupcakes + a Giveaway!


***Giveaway closed!***I’m giving away a copy of Amanda Faber’s new cake cookbook, Cake Portfolio + my favorite scale!! To enter, leave a comment below and tell me your favorite cake to bake! That’s it. You can also submit additional entries over on my Instagram starting Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 8am PST. Giveaway open to US addresses only and ends Friday, October 25,…

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Salty Malty Cupcakes


Are we all full-swing into summering? The heat has hit the threshold of being just shy of uncomfortable in our non-air conditioned home. But we’re not there yet and I welcome the dewy glow it’s giving my skin. Stella and Gavin have been out of school for a week-ish and it’s been nothing shy of delightful. I boycotted alarm clocks…

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Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream

Gluten-Free Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream


The first thing I thought about when baking with Organic Agave In The Raw Nectar was making these Lime Agave Cupcakes With Fresh Strawberry Basil Buttercream. And I knew, from the start, I wanted them to be gluten free. Not for the sake of being gluten free (although that’s a perk for many) but because the idea of a  moist,…

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Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake


Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake (aka The Little Black Dress of Cakes) + Simple Cake by Odette Williams Cookbook Giveaway Nothing speaks to me more than chocolate cake. And cookies. But today, we’re talking Chocolatey Chocolate Espresso Cake from my latest favorite obsession, freshly released Simple Cake by Odette Williams. Simple Cake simplifies the cake world to the only ten cake recipes you’ll need, 15…

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting


Nothing gives me greater joy than sharing this recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting from my dear friends, Adam and Ryan’s cookbook Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen.    From the minute I saw these pumpkin cupcakes, I knew that this was the recipe I wanted to share. Not only…

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Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting


You haven’t lived until you’ve baked and eaten Jessie’s Chocolate Birthday Cake With Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting. End of story. The creator behind this easy and gorgeous recipe is Jessie Sheehan, the genius behind Jessie Sheehan Bakes and the author of The Vintage Baker + co-author of Icebox Cakes. This lady knows her sweets. And I respect her tremendously for that.  …

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