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Classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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I feel like Mr. BB and I have officially become “city people.” A few months ago he took a new job in the city instead of commuting to the burbs every day. This means we both walk to and from work every day, almost 3 miles each way. I know. These Kansas kids that drove less than a mile to …

Baker BettieClassic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Devil’s Food Cake with Ganache

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I recently learned to word: tchotchke. I was talking to my mother-in-law and she said, “I hear you like tchotchkes!” I immediately assumed it must be some kind of dessert. Then she told me what they were and I guess I do, in a way, like tchotchkes, but only ones with meaning or purpose so I’m not sure you can really …

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Classic White Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

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Learn how to make perfect classic white cupcakes with the most silky smooth flour buttercream. Leave pure white or top with pretty sprinkles!  I made these cupcakes as some kind of peace offering. Both to myself and to cupcakes. It was an attempt to reconcile our differences and mend our relationship. Let me back up for a minute. If you’ve …

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Strawberry Lemon Cream Cake

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Get this recipe for lemony strawberry cream cake that includes light and airy layers of yellow cake topped with real whipped cream and marinated rip strawberries. It tastes like strawberry shortcake, but better! I can’t even begin to express how awesome life is for me and Mr. BB right now. We have now been living in Philadelphia for 1 year and …

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Fluffy Classic Yellow Cake

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Learn how to make this perfectly fluffy classic yellow cake. Follow this easy step by step tutorial to make the perfect yellow cake that is a master recipe for cupcakes and endless other cake flavor combinations. I haven’t kept it any secret here on Baker Bettie that cake is not my favorite thing in the world. But I’m dedicating this …

Baker BettieFluffy Classic Yellow Cake
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Espresso, Pecan, and Dark Chocolate Coffee Cake

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This recipe for dark chocolate pecan coffee cake that is really flavored with coffee! This is not your ordinary coffee cake.  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  that they are in an incredible amount of pain and despair and feeling as though …

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Fluffy Lemon-Rosemary Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

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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