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Pumpkin Spice Recipes for Fall!

September 7th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Pumpkin spice is the fall obsession of plenty a baker – its aroma evokes images of rustling leaves, early sunsets, and comfy oversized sweaters. When the cooler weather rolls in, there’s nothing like cozying up with a perfectly spiced treat and a cup of cider to keep you warm. Check out our pumpkin spice dessert recipes that will impress at holiday and game day parties this season!
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Game Day Snacks!

September 5th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Fall is sneaking up around the corner and we’re ready for everything that comes with it – falling leaves, cozy sweaters, and most of all, football! Show your school spirit with these yummy game day snacks that will have everyone coming over to your place on game day!
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Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts

August 31st, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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If you’ve started to notice the small hint of autumn in the air – pumpkins at roadside stands, breaking out your coziest sweaters from summer storage, leaves starting to turn a slight shade of yellow – you’re not the only one. Fall is one our favorite times of the year, so we’re getting ready with some of our favorite recipes. There’s just something special about freshly baked apple cider doughnuts, and this recipe for baked doughnuts with whipped maple topping is one we really enjoy because it’s simple, quick and fun. So if you have a tailgate or hay ride with the family coming up, don’t forget the apple cider and, more importantly, the doughnuts!

Check out the recipe below for the best baked apple cider doughnuts recipe ever, just in time for the start of fall! Read the rest of this post »

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Our Favorite Back to School Desserts from Around the Web

August 29th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Get ready for the first day of school with these super cute projects made by some of our favorite bakers and bloggers. From unicorn treat bars to smiley face sandwiches, we’re here to ensure your kid’s lunch will be the coolest!
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Smash Cake Fun for First Birthdays!

August 24th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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It’s your baby’s first birthday! It hardly seems possible that an entire year has gone by, and now it’s time to celebrate with an adorable smash cake. Your little one will love getting their hands all over this tiny little cake that’s just their size while everyone watches. Take a look at how to make their first birthday a memorable one with a smash cake they can dive into – and don’t forget to take pictures of the fun!

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Left-Handed Cake Decorating Tutorial

August 21st, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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Calling all lefties! If you’re one of the exceptionally rare 10% of the population that predominantly uses their left hand, we’ve got a treat for you. Our left-handed piping tutorial shows you how to decorate cakes elegantly and easily using products designed specifically for you. Check out how to pipe with your left hand and create decorations as swiftly as your right-handed friends!

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Bake Sale Recipes to Make Your Fundraiser a Success

August 16th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Bake sale season is on the horizon. Are you ready? Avoid frantic last minute trips to the grocery store with these quick, easy, crowd pleasing bake sale ideas. Whether it’s for school, scouts or church, these sweet treats will make you the star of the sale!
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How To Make Edible Cookie Bowls!

August 14th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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There’s nothing quite like a delightful dessert on a summer’s day (or night)! Everything seems to taste that much sweeter when enjoyed in the glow of the summer sun, or after a long day lounging in its rays. Make your summertime desserts even more enjoyable with these fun and easy cookie bowls, perfect for sundaes, fruit and more. Check out how to make these edible bowls using the ice cream cookie bowl pan, and enjoy them at BBQs, birthday parties or showers!
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The Amazing 1M Decorating Tip

August 10th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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For you cake decorating lovers out there, have we got a tool for you! Wilton’s 1M tip is a versatile superstar when it comes to creating patterns and designs on your sweet treats. Check out the variety of lines, flowers, swirls, and stars.

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6 Delicious After School Snacks

August 8th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Little signs of back-to-school season are starting to pop up all over — clothing sales at your local shopping center, welcome banners hanging from the neighborhood junior high, a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils left on the kitchen counter. With back-to-school season ramping up, it’s never too early to consider your line-up of after school snacks. Scroll on for some A+ ideas.
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