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Apple Cinnamon Bread | Bakers Royale

Apple Cinnamon Bread

As a kid I didn’t love Fall. I didn’t love apples. How can you as a kid? Fall marked the end of summer which meant the sun clipped all the neighborhood games and playing by an hour. And worst, stone fruits gave away to apples.

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Hand Pies | Bakers Royale

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Hand Pie

It’s game time. Get your crafty fingers flexed and your baking wrists loosened, we are gearing up for the holiday season. Whoo-hoo! If it were up to me it would start Sept 1.   But I gave in to the peer pressure of Facebook and held off when I read all the posts from various…

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Dreamsicle Trifle | Bakers Royale

Dreamsicle Punch Bowl Cake

Every once in a while you meet someone for the first time and they are so warm and down-to-earth you bypass all the initial intervals of awkward silence, filler conversation, fidgety efforts to be at ease. That’s Jocelyn, author of the newly released Grandbaby Cakes dessert book and creator and author of GrandbabyCakes.com. I met her…

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Chocolate Raspberry Whoopie Pies | Bakers Royale

Chocolate Raspberry Ripple Whoopie Pie

If you haven’t noticed, I have a thing for chocolate and chocolate sandwich cookies. I know some of you may argue whoopie pies aren’t cookies—okay.   But however you care to characterize these, keep in mind the soft cookie portion resembles all that is expected in cake—soft, tender and moist. As for the filling, it’s…

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Candy Apples | Bakers Royale

Candy Apples Recipe

Fall is near which means apple season is upon us—yay! But you know what gets me even more excited than big puffy sweaters, boots and scarves? Halloween. Next to Christmas, it’s my favorite time of year. And it’s also the time of year that I get giddy with anticipation.   So to get everyone in…

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Carnival Cupcakes | Bakers Royale

Carnival Cupcakes

You know how I go through fits and runs on things—well I’m currently back on a cupcake run. Last week it was these and today, it I’m sharing these over-the-top Carnival Cupcakes. Sometimes you just have to go big with a chocolate stout cupcake base, that’s topped with creamy chocolate buttercream and drizzled with chocolate ganache…

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