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Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet potatoes are a staple in my diet so it’s only natural that I add them to a few of my baking adventures. Last year I made my famous sweet potato cheesecake and people fell in love with it.  This year, I wanted to do another sweet potato dessert because I’m more of sweet potato girl, versus pumpkin. Growing up in the south,  my family really ate lots of poundcake and sweet potato pies during special occasions and holidays. I…

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Pumpkin Pound Cake

Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away?!? Where did November go? I figured I better get going on finally baking with pumpkin before the season of pumpkin was history. I had grand plans for what I wanted to make. Would it be pumpkin doughnuts, pumpkin coffee cake or pumpkin muffins? Then I came across this really great recipe from Whipperberry for Pumpkin Pound Cake. I thought this would be the perfect cake to make for Thanksgiving for…

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Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

All week I have been contemplating making homemade doughnuts. I found inspiration everywhere, Pinterest, an old Martha Stewart Magazine and one of my favorite blogs, Spiced. Then came my weekly in-box from my baking crush, Joy the Baker. She had a recipe for cinnamon popovers that I knew I had to try. I’ve wanted to make popovers for a while, but didn’t have a popover pan. Thankfully you won’t need one. Nope. All you need is a 12 cup muffin…

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Raspberry Jam

It’s that time of year where I’m craving making desserts and other meals with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Berries are my favorite fruits so I love when they are in season. I decided to make a raspberry skillet jam because I was so over the winter weather. Yes, I’m talking about winter again because it’s still cold in Georgia so bear with me. 🙂  So, in order to combat the winter blues I made this easy raspberry skillet jam. One of…

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Rare Jem TV~ Revolution Doughnuts

I had the extreme pleasure of interviewing the owner of Revolution Doughnuts, Maria Moore Riggs for the latest Rare Jems TV series.  Revolution Doughnuts, established in 2012,  is located in Decatur, GA and is a rising star amongst specialty bakeries here in GA.  Join me on my latest adventure to Discover Something Sweet with Rare Jem, Revolution Doughnuts!  …

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