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The Smart Baker is a website that offers great products for the everyday baker.

Snickerdoodle Blondies

Pillsbury is accepting entries for their March 2012 Bake-off NOW!  Are you entering your favorite recipe?  The prizes are incredible, so you probably should!  How does 1st place – $1 million + $10,000 in GE Kitchen appliances sound?  And several … Continue reading

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My Wedding Cupcake Tower!

I wanted to share photos of my wedding “cake” with you all! ¬†If you are reading this blog, you’re likely as obsessed with desserts as I am, so I know you’ll appreciate these. ūüôā ¬†And no, I did not wind … Continue reading

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Ginger Custard Pumpkin Pie

This weekend it began to feel like Fall in Florida. ¬†Up until now, it was still a consistent high 80’s – 90’s. ¬†But Friday morning started off chilly and it has been long-sleeves weather ever since. ¬†It is definitely a … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Brownies

For our engagement party, we received a Cricut Cake!!! ¬†If you are familiar with the Cricut machines for paper, it basically is a little plotter that allows you to cut out any shape you want. ¬†The Cake version can cut … Continue reading

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Roasted Cashew Brittle

This week, it’s my turn to host Sweet Melissa Sundays! ¬†Last time I hosted it was August 2, 2009 so I was so excited to finally host again. ¬†We have been baking along to the Sweet Melissa Baking Book since … Continue reading

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Cookies on Demand

There are two reasons I’m calling these chocolate chip cookies “Cookies on Demand”. 1- The recipe doesn’t require softened butter. ¬†So no waiting for butter to come to room temperature, you can use it straight out of the fridge. 2- … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pound Cake

Desserts don’t always have to be elaborate or complicated. ¬†Sometimes classics like a good vanilla pound cake are enough to make everyone happy. ¬†Who doesn’t like pound cake? ¬†This pound cake is just right – not too dry, not too … Continue reading

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