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Strawberry and blueberry streusel cake

A day before I flew to Bacolod two weeks ago to join Alex, I baked a cake that Speedy and Sam could enjoy while Alex and I were away. We were fortunate to find frozen ... »

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Red velvet cheesecake

Baked at Sam's request. It took a day and a half to make this because the cheesecake layer had to be frozen overnight in order to assemble the layers. Other than the waiting ... »

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Double lime cupcakes

It's the basic butter cupcake -- with lime. Why "double"? Because there's lime in the cupcakes and lime in the glaze. But lime is a citrus -- won't all that lime make the ... »

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Orange-glazed blueberry muffins

The recipe that inspired these breakfast muffins was labeled as "baked donuts." Since I don't have donut baking pans, I improvised by using something quite-similar -- ... »

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Salted caramel cheese tart

Cheesecake is not something you can cut and serve straight out of the oven. A cheesecake has to cool slowly and thoroughly, and chilled for best results. It's the same with ... »

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Salted caramel cinnamon cake

One of life's simplest pleasures has got to be eating cake or bread still warm from the oven. In my dream world, I'm up before the crack of dawn everyday and, by the time the ... »

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Coconut custard pie

Imagine leche flan (steamed crème caramel) or crème brûlée without the hard topping. Imagine coconut flakes stirred into the custard. Now, imagine that delightful mixture ... »