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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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Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth | heaps of tips + details

Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons


I’ve been dreaming about these Mexican Hot Chocolate Macaron wonders for over a year now!! When I was writing The Cookie Book I became obsessed with learning all of the ins and outs of macarons — I wanted to make my version of the perfect macaron and share all of my favorite tips with you. The peppermint candy macarons are…

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Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins


This past November I had the good fortune of joining the California Secretary of Agriculture, Karen Ross, some California Grown team members and a group of bloggers, writers, photographers and cookbook authors on a 2-day Agri-Tour around California’s Central Coast (also known as my neck of the woods). I created these really delicious Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins (with mostly ingredients…

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Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

GIVEAWAY + Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie!


GIVEAWAY CLOSED!!! In case you didn’t get the memo, I love a big skillet cookie. Even better, a giant Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie! I teamed up with California Olive Ranch to give away FIVE copies of The Cookie Book each with a bottle of their Mild & Buttery Olive Oil (which is ideal for baking!). To enter, simply…

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Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Breakfast Buns


These Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Breakfast Buns are not only my second FOMO Baking with Erin Clarkson + Brian Hart Hoffman, but they are also the perfect holiday breakfast-brunch treat. The original recipe appears in the latest Holiday 2019 issue of Bake From Scratch magazine. Erin and I did some tweaks to the original recipe and Brian made them as they…

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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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White Trash S’mores Buns


Behold White Trash S’mores Buns! These beauties were 100% inspired by my recent trip to Alaska with Bake From Scratch magazine. We kayaked, we foraged, we baked, we were one with nature. And we also happened to stop by Two Sister’s Bakery in Homer and stuff our faces with delicious White Trash Buns filled with chocolate. We were obsessed. Brian (the…

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Pesto Pine Nut Pizza


Before I get into this Pesto Pine Nut Pizza (and how much I love alliteration), let’s just talk about pesto, shall we?   There is a lot of hub bub about grinding your homemade pesto in a mortar and pestle instead of using a food processor to sort the situation out quickly. I’m here to tell you it’s fine either…

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Caramelized White Chocolate Brownie Cookies


Caramelized White Chocolate Brownie Cookies with Salted Chocolate German Buttercream Caramelized White Chocolate Brownie Cookies With Salted Chocolate German Buttercream. There is just soooo much to unpack with this title! This cookie!  First, if you haven’t been introduced to caramelized white chocolate, let me formally introduce you two now. We take any old white chocolate. You want to get something…

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Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe | recipe via DisplacedHousewife | rebecca firth

Cherry Streusel Coffee Cake


GIVEAWAY CLOSED!!! First order of business, there’s a giveaway!!! I am so excited to partner with Oregon Fruit Products to give away a Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee Maker + Espresso Machine + 12 beautiful fruity cans of Oregon Fruit Products, so you can make this gem year round!!! All you have to do is comment below on your favorite holiday breakfast,…

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Chocolate Pomegranate Holiday Parfaits Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Chocolate Pomegranate Holiday Parfaits


Hey friends! We’re in full holiday mode right now…are you feeling it? I try to simplify everything this time of year because I’ve found I have a tendency to overdo and say yes to everything. Are you like that too? Nothing sucks the fun out of the holidays faster than being too busy to enjoy them. I’ve partnered with FAGE…

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Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip


This Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip post was done in collaboration with Diamond of California. A big thank you to them + you for supporting the brands I work with! xo Nut milk…nut creams…ladies and gentlemen, the time has come for nut dip. Yep. It’s happening.  I was really hard-pressed to not just feature roasted in-shell nuts. They remind me…

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Radicchio With Crispy Bacon, Creamy Avocado, Tillamook White Cheddar Dijon Dressing & Jammy Six-Minute Eggs


Have you been to Oregon? More specifically, the Tillamook Creamery? More importantly, have you mingled with Tillamook cows? I mean, I don’t want to start off bragging…but I experienced all of these things several weeks back. I’ve been working with Tillamook throughout the past year and when they flew me out to hang with them for just shy of a week,…

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