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Italian Orange Cardamom Olive Oil Cake Drizzled with Orange Glaze

This Southern Italian olive oil cake recipe is enhanced with fresh oranges, Grand Marnier, and cardamom spice. Easy to make in one bowl with a whisk, this cake is not-too-sweet, and very aromatic. It is enjoyed by Italians for breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack, or as a dessert. I especially love it during Easter week as …

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Holiday Care Packages: 7 Homemade Treats to Send

Have a kid in college or a loved one living abroad? This holiday season, let them know you’re thinking of them by sending a themed holiday care package filled with homemade treats and other goodies. Below, you’ll find 7 festive recipes that ship well. Jump to: Chocolate Cherry Bark | Pumpkin Seed Brittle | Zucchini …

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New England Apple Cheddar Cheese Rustic Tart (Galette)

This buttery galette dough makes a free-form tart that is not only easy but is crisp and flaky and can be made ahead by several days without drying out. The filling is the popular New England combination of apples and cheddar cheese, along with aromatic Fall spices. A beautiful addition to your Thanksgiving table! Jump …

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Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies: Low Sugar

Raspberries and chocolate is a classic pairing in desserts, and for good reason….the combination is superior in flavor, texture and visual appeal. These raspberry chocolate chip cookies are made with dark chocolate (78%) and minimal sugar so the sweet-tart raspberries and the rich but somewhat bitter chocolate is allowed to shine. Jump to: RECIPE | …

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Raspberry Black Tea Scones with Vanilla Icing Recipe

Scones are often thought of as dried out biscuits, sometimes with a glob of sweet icing to mask the crumbly dry dough. Not these raspberry black tea scones however!! This recipe makes a slightly sweet pastry filled to the brim with fresh raspberries and only a drizzle of lemon-vanilla icing on top. Don’t let the …

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10 Ways to Use Chai in Food and Drink: + Chai Latte Recipe

Did you know you can do much more with chai tea than just make a basic chai latte? This comforting Indian blend of black tea and spices works wonderfully in a range of other drinks and even baked goods or desserts. Try using the delicious blend of warming chai spices in one of these 10 …

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Chocoflan (Impossible Cake) Recipe (+ Tips for Avoiding Failure

I wanted to make this remarkable cake for a fiesta party, but the first two attempts were total failures. The third time around was perfection and raves from the friends and family on the both the taste and the presentation. Learn from my mistakes below and get your layered, sweet Impossible Chocoflan to turn out …

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Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake: No Butter or Buttermilk

Old fashioned recipes for strawberry shortcake typically include a biscuit rather than a sponge cake. The homemade biscuit in this recipe is basically a drop biscuit (no rolling pin required), and is made without butter or buttermilk. It has a slight crunch that pairs well with the juicy, fresh strawberries, and it is very simple …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Cornmeal Sheet Cake: Oil-Based

Strawberries and rhubarb (a classic combination) pair with a sweet cornmeal sheet cake for the easiest, tastiest, dessert or snacking cake you can make for Summer gatherings. This sheet cake has a great texture from the cornmeal, and is made with olive oil rather than butter to keep it from drying out, giving it the …

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Dutch Poffertjes (Pancakes) With Blueberry Compôte

Hey! I’m Marijke, resident content writer at Farm to Jar. Today, we’re preparing a traditional dish from my home country of The Netherlands called poffertjes. Poffertjes is a typical Dutch fair food, similar to pancakes but smaller and fluffier. They are a huge crowd-pleaser and every Dutch person’s childhood favorite. We’ll serve them in this …

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Blueberry Ginger Muffins with Fresh or Frozen Blueberries

Blueberry muffins are an easy and popular breakfast muffin. This recipe gives you options of topping them off with a streusel or sour cream topping. I’ve added lime and ginger to the batter, as it is the most popular combination of flavors I’ve seen in our drink syrups, so I thought it would be a …

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Easy Poke Cake with Cake Mix & Fresh Blueberry Sauce

This easy poke cake is made with a boxed cake mix, fresh blueberries and blackberries simmered into a compote, and topped with vanilla or lemon flavored whipped cream. No jello filling like the old fashioned poke cakes, but also no need to make the cake part from scratch. Easy, light and features the fresh berries …

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Blueberry Crumble (or Crisp): Low Carb Version

While blueberries are great on their own (or in smoothies), adding some sort of crunchy “crust” enhances the flavor by 10x. Check out these tips for making an easy crust that adds crunch and flavor to your berry crisp (recipe includes low carb version). And it’s easy to freeze in large batches! Jump to: RECIPE …

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Rhubarb Custard with Nut Streusel Topping: No Water Bath

Rhubarb season is brief and there are so many delicious sweet and savory rhubarb dishes to make. This tangy-sweet dish can be enjoyed as a sweet-tart custard or as a sweeter rhubarb crisp. I’ve also added whipped cream to the leftovers and made it into an adapted “Eton Mess”. Try it in all three versions! …

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