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Clementine Bundt Cake

Oh citrus season, I’ll eat you up I adore you so! I enjoy to head to the grocery store and find an abundance of tangerines, clementines and blood oranges. I could go on with the varieties: cara cara, mandarin, grapefruit… sweet, semi-sweet or more tart all the flavors are welcome, as are the colors orange, […]

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Flag Cake

Happy 4th of July! Today I made this patriotic cake to celebrate the Independence Day. This is an oldie recipe of this Tres Leches Cake, with an updated decoration. The combination of the deliciously moist cake with the cream and berries on top is sublime. I almost didn’t add any sugar to the cream, since […]

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Top Ten Recipes

And the winner is… sweet or savory? Scroll down through the top ten recipes and find out which one is number 1! 10. Tomato Rice 9.  Pão de Deus – Sweet Bread 8. Eggless Carrot Cake with Apricot Cream Cheese Frosting 7. Mango Ice-cream Pie 6. Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake 5. Leite Creme (Portuguese Milk […]

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Pink Delicious Birthday Cake

A Birthday implies celebration, gifts, cake, candles, balloons, happy birthday song and, if involving adults, champagne. Oh yes, nothing less. Or maybe, there is something else. We’re not talking about the history of the cake and the tradition of candles or we’ll be going through the ancient Greece and Goddess Artemis, or the middle age […]

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Eggless Carrot Cake with Apricot Cream Cheese Frosting

Today I received a happy e-mail from my cousin in Portugal. My grandmother is turning 100 years by the end of December and that’s certainly the perfect reason to celebrate a life. One hundred! I’m delighted with the news. She is my only grandparent alive and the only great-grandmother to my daughter and to my […]

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Strawberry Cake with White Chocolate Chantilly

I hardly believe the weekend is already knocking on the door again. I’ve never seen a week fly away so fast as this one. The previous was a long weekend like I said in my last post. And I can’t wait for some relaxing moments of dolce fare niente. At least I’m hoping for it. […]

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Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake

This cake was envisioned while I was half asleep-half awake in bed. It happens to me many times, is it normal? Not only with food, I think I always have the best ideas when I use my early morning boosted brain power, lying in bed. It was like that before some major exams at the […]

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Tres Leches Cake

I first tried this cake about three years ago, when I was enjoying some vacation time mixed with work I came to do in the United States. By then I was still working in a full-time job in Lisbon which required me to travel many times. It was on one of those times when I […]

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Almond Cake

I have a huge bag of almonds. I know it’s not Easter yet, so I guess I have no excuse to make chocolate covered almonds. Humm, don’t give me ideas, ok? Instead, I found an incredible recipe for almond cake, just like the kind of the almond filling little tarts easy to find in any […]

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Chocolate Cake w/White Chocolate Mousse

I’m sure you heard that before about many other cakes. Everybody has one favorite best chocolate cake ever. This one is my best and my husband agrees. You may say: “yeah, right, of course your hubs agree, he has no choice!” Well, he can be very picky sometimes, so I take his ratings and level […]

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