Category Archives: fruit

Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Pineapple is my favorite fruit of all time. I never get sick of it and it always instantly reminds me of our family vacations to Hawaii. The Dole plantation on Oahu is pretty fantastic – all the pineapple and pineapple-themed stuff you could ever dream of. I saw these adorable mini pineapple upside down cakes […]

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Watermelon Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes just for fun. :) Here are the simple instructions: 1. Buy a box of white cake mix – and make according to instructions. Before baking, tint the batter pink using food coloring. Add mini-chocolate chips and stir. Bake according to box instructions. 2. Frost with green-tinted buttercream. See recipe below. The […]

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Key Lime Pie

Key lime pie is my favorite dessert ever. Ever. Ever. I would choose key lime pie over any other treat (which is shocking, considering it doesn’t involve cheese and/or chocolate!). This recipe is simple, delicious, and the crust is to-die-for. Though I should note, I didn’t actually use key limes. They don’t sell them at […]

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Margarita Cupcakes

Let’s be honest. Everything is more fun if alcohol is involved. Baking is no different. Margaritas are my favorite summer drink (…and fall, winter, and spring drink) and these cupcakes are fantastic. And easy! Margarita Cupcakes Recipe source: recipegirl.com Cake: 9 ounces liquid Margarita mix (a little over a cup) 3 ounces tequila (a little […]

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Blackberry Cobbler

One of the two million reasons I love summer is the abundance of fresh fruit. Everything is in season. Blackberries are one of my favorite fruits. Here’s a relatively simple recipe for a blackberry cobbler. If you can tolerate lactose (unlike me), I’d suggest serving it with ice cream. Blackberry Cobbler Recipe source: Cooking Light […]

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