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Festive Fall Cakepops!

27 Nov

Fall has to be my favorite season for baking.  With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas all near each other, the amounts of baking that occurs in my house is endless!  Although I have to admit, I took it easy this year as far as Halloween goes, since we opted to go to Disney instead of really having a party.

Every year at work we have a Thanksgiving luncheon, as well as a charity bake sale.  Cakepops have been such a hit with my friends and coworkers so I usually make those for both our luncheon and the bake sale.  I usually make pumpkin flavored pumpkin cakepops, which I of course did this year, but I also added on some cute turkey cakepops!

The main integral structure of the cakepops remains identical (unless you decide to do something that isn’t spherical), and only differs when it comes to decoration, so once you know the basics, the possibilities are endless : )!

Ok, let’s begin!

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Chocolate Macarons filled with Nutella

22 Oct

I was in a Nutella kind of mood one night, so obviously I felt the need to make some chocolate macarons filled with Nutella!

To make these, follow the recipe for my basic macarons ( and add 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, and remove about 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar to even out the dry ingredients. Then, simply fill with Nutella!

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