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Espresso, Pecan, and Dark Chocolate Coffee Cake

Baker Bettie Cakes, Sweets 9 Comments

One of the worst pains I have known in my life is the pain of seeing the person you love more than anything mourning. Knowing ┬áthat they are in an incredible amount of pain and despair and feeling as though there is nothing I can do to put their heart at ease. Wishing I could fast forward time for them …

Baker BettieEspresso, Pecan, and Dark Chocolate Coffee Cake
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Fluffy Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Baker Bettie Cakes, Sweets 21 Comments

I made a cake this weekend. That sounds like a small statement. But listen to me when I say: this is a big statement! Cake is my baking arch enemy. I have just had so many failures with cakes. If you saw my last post, you know that this was the cake I had planned to make for my birthday. …

Baker BettieFluffy Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
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Raspberry Swirled Lemon Cheesecake

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Cheesecake is my husbands all time favorite meal. Chocolate chip cheesecake to be exact. And yes, I said favorite meal. That is always his answer when asked what his favorite meal is. One of the many reasons why I love him so much. We have gone to New York together twice and both times cheesecake is high on the must …

Baker BettieRaspberry Swirled Lemon Cheesecake
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White Chocolate Covered Strawberry and Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake

Baker Bettie Cakes, Dessert, Holiday, Sweets 4 Comments

Do you remember the first time you ever got kissed? I sure do. It was in 6th grade. I had a cool boyfriend that went to a different school. We met at the skating rink. He asked me to come skate with him during the couples skate. He had a broken arm at the time and I remember thinking how …

Baker BettieWhite Chocolate Covered Strawberry and Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake
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30 Life Lessons I Learned From My Sister and Strawberry Birthday Cake

Baker Bettie Cakes, Dessert, Sweets, Vegan 16 Comments

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From My Sister… #30: How to put on makeup. And most importantly, how to put on mascara without getting clumps. #29: How to flirt with boys. #28: Share. (that was a hard lesson for me) #27: Confidence is very important. Even if you have to fake it. #26: Don’t set your cell phone down in …

Baker Bettie30 Life Lessons I Learned From My Sister and Strawberry Birthday Cake