Tuxedo Cupcakes

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Tuxedo cupcakes: perfect for a special occasion!  You’ll love the dark chocolate and whipped cream combo, and the chocolate covered strawberries are so cute! Good morning my friend!  Can you believe it’s February?  I’m so glad January is over, lol!  Now we have Valentine’s Day to look forward to, and I think these Tuxedo cupcakes… 

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Grapefruit Champagne Mimosa Cupcakes

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This is a sponsored post, written by me and created in partnership with White Lily Flour.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. These pretty pink cupcakes are perfect for a champagne toast! Light and fluffy, with bright, citrus-y grapefruit and sparkling wine.  Hello my friend!  How was your holiday?  Did you enjoy?… 

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Happy Holidays

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Wishing you a very happy holiday season, with love from Baking a Moment

Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake

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Make this chocolate peppermint bundt cake this holiday season!  It’s rich and moist, and full of deep chocolate and cool mint flavor.  Plus, an amazing giveaway from KitchenAid!  It’s a brand-new week!  I hope you’re feeling rested, refreshed, and ready to take it on! We are in high Christmas gear over here at my house…. 

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Gluten-Free Baked Cinnamon Eggnog Donut Holes

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This is a sponsored post, written by me and created in partnership with Among Friends.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. Baked Cinnamon Eggnog Donut Holes: such a fun holiday treat!  You’ll love the rich eggnog and warm cinnamon.  Plus they’re whole grain and gluten-free! Hey good morning! Can you believe how… 

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Chile Mocha Shortbread Cookies

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These chile mocha shortbread cookies really pack a flavor punch!  Just like the Starbucks drink, there’s plenty of chocolate, coffee, and warm spice. How’s your holiday baking coming along?  Are you surrounded with piles and piles of cookies and candy? I know I sure am, but today I’ve got one more fabulous cookie recipe to… 

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Thin and Crisp Pizzelles

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The thinnest, lightest, most crisp pizzelles ever!  They’re just as light as air, and this recipe is truly authentic, with plenty of sweet anise flavor. Pizzelles.  Pizzelles, man. I never thought I’d do this.  This recipe is so incredibly close to my heart.  I have so many memories attached to these simple Italian cookies. Remember… 

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Pear Gingerbread Upside Down Cake

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This is a sponsored post, written by me and created in partnership with Delta Faucets and Time, Inc.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. This pear gingerbread upside down cake is such a seasonal and flavorful treat! Sweet pears balance out the spicy gingerbread in the most delicious way.  Plus, read all… 

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Cookies and Cream Peppermint Patties

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Homemade Cookies and Cream Peppermint Patties make such a fun and delicious holiday gift! You’ll love the addition of crunchy Oreo cookies.  And be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of the post, for an awesome giveaway from Ghirardelli Chocolate!  It’s Friday!  Yay!  What do you have planned for the weekend? We… 

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Chocolate Orange Panettone

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Take your holiday tradition to the next level with this chocolate orange panettone!  Sweet, moist Italian yeast bread, studded with citrus and chocolate.  My grandfather was first generation Sicilian-American, but sadly, not much from his culture was passed down.  He was probably more interested in assimilating, like many other immigrants at that time. So no, I… 

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Funfetti Cookie Balls

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This is a sponsored post, written by me, and created in partnership with Diamond of California.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. Nutty, buttery, and so much fun!  These funfetti cookie balls are such a delicious way to enjoy the holiday season.  Perfect with a cup of hot cocoa! It’s a brand… 

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Cranberry Orange Sorbet

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Cranberry orange sorbet: a light and refreshing dessert for fall and winter.  Make this seasonal frozen treat this holiday!   Back in my pastry chef days, the caterer I worked for used to serve a scoop of sorbet to guests before the main course came out.  It was meant to cleanse the palate, and they… 

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Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Double chocolate pecan pie: take your pecan pie to the next level, with a chocolate crust and sweet chocolate pecan filling. Made with no corn syrup.  If you asked my husband what his all-time favorite dessert ever is, this is what he would say.  Chocolate pecan pie. The two of us have a kind of an… 

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