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Kingfish Coconut Cake APP

Kingfish Coconut Cake

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Coconut is a happy ingredient… it makes me think about summer and piña coladas, …. Read More

Cafe Ladro Espresso Chip Pound Cake

Cafe Ladro’s Espresso Chip Pound Cake

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This month I’m diving into this really fun book, Signature Tastes of Seattle by Steven …. Read More

Turkish Brownies

Turkish Coffee Brownies

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When I saw the recipe for Turkish Coffee Brownies in Balaboosta, Bold Mediterranean Recipes …. Read More

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Emily’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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My niece, Emily, posted these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins on Facebook last week. The …. Read More

Gluten-Free Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Gluten Free Quinoa Chocolate Cake

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My friend, Debbie, recently discovered that eating a gluten-free diet makes her feel so …. Read More

Washington Apple Cocktail

NW Summer Cocktail Party featuring simple & crisp

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Look at those beauties! We received these gorgeous Simple & Crisp dried fruit slices …. Read More

Martha Stewart Cookie Icebox Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

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What in the world possessed me to make this completely over-the-top, so rich and …. Read More

No Bake Cheesecake Tart with Berries

No Bake Cheesecake Tart with Fresh Berries

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If your kitchen feels too hot for baking today, but you want to make …. Read More

Amazing Chocolate Bundt Cake

Darn Good Chocolate Cake

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Okay chocolate cake lovers (yes, DAD, I’m talking to you!) here it is. The …. Read More

Strawberry Pistachio Semifreddo

Strawberry Pistachio Semifreddo

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One of my favorite summer-time treats is homemade ice cream. I remember watching my …. Read More

Scotcheroos

Scotcheroos

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May is Guest Chef month at A Passionate Plate! Today’s post comes from our …. Read More

Mom's Banana Chiffon Cake

Banana Chiffon Cake & Mom’s 70th Birthday

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Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Mom, happy birthday …. Read More

Berries with Limoncello2

Berries with Limoncello

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Here’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately – “the cycles of life”. …. Read More

Carrot Cookies

Carrot Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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The Easter Bunny is going to LOVE these! One of my favorite dessert bloggers, …. Read More

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Strawberry Sour Cream Bread

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Yummy! This strawberry sour cream bread is so simple to make and it tastes …. Read More

Chocolate Cream Pie

3.14 Day (It’s Pie Day tomorrow!)

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I’m such a N-E-R-D when it comes to numbers. If I look at the …. Read More

Girls Weekend Apple Cake

Ski Weekend Apple Cake

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While Joy has been enjoying the warm sunshine on Maui, I have been enjoying …. Read More

Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars

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Our girls’ ski weekend would not be complete without a big pan of chocolatey …. Read More

Mayan Chocolate Pudding1

Mayan Chocolate Pudding

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The winter solstice starts today and marks the end of the 13th baktun, or …. Read More

Tallahassee Lassies

Tallahassee Lassies

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A couple of years ago, I was trying out cookie recipes in advance of …. Read More

Peppermint Brownie Bites

Peppermint Brownie Bites

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It’s December 17th… time to bring on the holiday sweets! Yesterday I got started …. Read More

Palmiers

Palmiers

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Today, I’d like to share with you a lovely blog post by our friend, …. Read More

Making Betty Crocker's Candy Cane Cookies

Betty Crocker’s Candy Cane Cookies

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I loved reading Joy’s Frozen Frangos post on Saturday! It made me think about …. Read More

Frozen Frangos

Frozen Frangos

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! So much about this holiday is …. Read More

Pumpkin Maple Cheesecake

Pumpkin Maple Cheesecake

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Have you been searching for a special dessert for Thanksgiving dinner? Something a little …. Read More

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

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My family has been making this classic pumpkin pie recipe for as long as …. Read More

Halloween Pumpkin Cake

Halloween Pumpkin Cake – so easy it’s scary!

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A recipe from our guest contributor and baker extraordinaire, Mary Jordan. This recipe was …. Read More

Kraft

Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

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Cream cheese frosting is versatile and easy to make. Use this recipe to frost …. Read More

Emmer Coffee Cake

Emmer Applesauce Coffee Cake

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If you enjoy baking with whole wheat flour, I encourage you to give emmer …. Read More

Unsweetened cocoa and toasted hazelnuts make these like adult brownie cookies for Chocoholics!

And the winner is…

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 Thank you to everyone who entered our October best bake sale COOKBOOK Giveaway! Once …. Read More

dough ready to roll out

Mom’s Never Fail Pie Crust + Video

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For those of you who have been reading A Passionate Plate for a while, …. Read More

Mom's Apple Pie

Mom’s Apple Pie

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Apple pie is an American classic. If you are looking for a simple, yet …. Read More

Mrs. Huckabee's Apple

Mrs. Huckabee’s Apple Dumplings

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On our apple tour last week, Joy and I learned that Stemilt’s Director of …. Read More

Mary’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A recipe and post from our good friend and baker extraordinaire,  Mary Jordan. I …. Read More

Peanut Butter Honey Cookies

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Peanut butter cookies! This classic cookie is one of my all time favorites. If …. Read More

CMT Awareness Month and Magic Chocolate Cake

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Sometimes, life gives you opportunities to try to make a difference. In this case, …. Read More

Figs Preserved with Lemon & Grand Marnier + Video

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Some posts take longer to write than others. I really meant to share this …. Read More

Best Ever Chocolate Cupcakes

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This recipe comes from our good friend and baker extraordinaire, Mary Jordan. After a …. Read More

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

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This frosting tastes amazing on our Best Ever Chocolate Cupcakes! Peanut Butter Cream Cheese …. Read More

Boozy Peaches A Passionate Plate

Boozy Peaches

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Last weekend on our way home from Winthrop, we just had to stop at …. Read More

Rainbow Birthday Cake

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I need to take a break from our Harvest theme to tell you about …. Read More

Blackberry Buckle

Blackberry Buckle

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After picking blackberries on the beach yesterday, I came home and made an easy …. Read More

Cherry Dark Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

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Joy and I have been on an ice cream dessert kick this week. July …. Read More

Strawberry Ice Cream Shortcake Tower

Strawberry Ice Cream Shortcake

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Here’s another fun (and super-easy) way to enjoy the best of the summer strawberries. …. Read More

“Hawaiian Vacation” Coconut Macadamia Nut Bars

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This summer we took our vacation in Hawaii. Our wonderful friends, Herb and Heidi, …. Read More

Rosemary Whole-Wheat Lemon Bars

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I know a bunch of you are struggling with triple digit temperatures right now …. Read More

Pink Lemonade Sugar Cookie Bars

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Pink lemonade Sugar Cookie Bars are a fun twist on a traditional lemon bar. …. Read More

Chocolate Raspberry Mini Brownies

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Adding fresh raspberries to brownies made from a mix can transform something ordinary into …. Read More

S'mores Bars

S’mores Bars

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Happy 4th of July! We’re staying home for the holiday and it looks like …. Read More

N.W. Raspberries – Summer is here!

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I just finished eating a bowl of raspberry sorbet topped with big, fat, juicy …. Read More

Joy’s Birthday Cake (Happy Birthday, Joy!)

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  Today is Joy’s birthday. Happy Birthday, JOY! Joy and I have been friends …. Read More

Mini Apple Pies with Crumb Topping

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The 4th of July is just a few weeks away. It’s one of my …. Read More

Whiskey Rainier Cherries

Whiskey Rainier Cherries

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Look what else is in-season right now!  Rainier Cherries.  Beautiful, creamy-yellow and blush-red cherries. …. Read More

Grandma Dorothy’s Icebox Strawberry Pie

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I aspire to be able to bake as well as my Grandma Dorothy did! …. Read More

Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

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(11/17/12 – NOTE: When I made these cupcakes five months ago, I had no …. Read More

Lemon Lavender Scones

Lemon Lavender Scones

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Lemon Lavender Scones. I’ve made these for many years, but never with lemon yogurt… until …. Read More

Helen’s Pumpkin Bran Bars

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Leave it to my mom to make a dessert from Fiber One cereal. Seriously. My mom …. Read More

Strawberry_Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

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It’s rhubarb season! Yea! Time to make a Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp. I love making …. Read More

Coconut Lime Cupcakes with Lime Curd

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(Contributed by our guest contributor and expert baker – Mary Jordan!)  As I was …. Read More

Cream Cheese Frosting with Lime

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This frosting recipe makes a big batch – perfect for generously frosting 24 Coconut …. Read More

Lime Curd

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Homemade fruit curd is a real treat and actually very simple to make. One …. Read More

Caramel Corn Chocolate Chip Cookies

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“Sometimes me think ‘what is a friend?’ and then me think… friend is what …. Read More

Limoncello Ice Cream Sundae

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I have a confession to make. I just ate this for lunch. OMG. I’m …. Read More

Lemon Lavender Sugar Cookies

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The first time I baked with lavender was back in the early 1990’s. At …. Read More

Collin Loves his Easy Bunny Cake

Easy Easter Bunny Cake

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I had so much fun yesterday making this Easter Bunny cake with Collin! I …. Read More

Strawberry Cake

Simple Strawberry Cake

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Yesterday we woke up to snow! That’s unusual for our neighborhood this time of …. Read More

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cake

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This month we’ve been posting recipes that mean LOVE to us in one way …. Read More

Chocolate Cream Pie

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I was on a MISSION!  Rob’s birthday was coming up, but we wanted to …. Read More

White Chocolate Soup with Frozen Berries

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  “I could easily drink a gallon of this!” and “Do you have any …. Read More

Individual Apple Fritter Bread Puddings

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Okay, here is the first recipe in our month of cooking LOVE! This recipe …. Read More

Sweet Potato Espresso Brownies

Sweet Potato Espresso Brownies

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You’ll have to trust me on this one… these brownies are amazing. Really. And the …. Read More

Peppermint Ice Cream Candy Cane Lane Cake

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  My husband, Toby, suggested we take our turn hosting his family for Christmas …. Read More

Chocolate Strawberry Rugelach

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I love this time of year when I can bake to my heart’s content …. Read More

little helpers make better cookies!

Betty Crocker’s Sugar Cookies

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Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book includes two recipes for sugar cookies. The one I am …. Read More

Royal Icing

Royal Icing

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Royal Icing is the key to beautifully decorated sugar cookies. Unlike buttercream frosting, royal icing …. Read More

Betty Crocker’s Scotch Shortbread

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Annika and I made Scotch Shortbread on Friday night – a project that earned …. Read More

Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Lemon Olive Oil Cake

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One of our favorite West Seattle restaurants, Shadowland, used to serve an olive oil cake …. Read More

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Pecan Chocolate Chip Pie

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I started adding chocolate chips to my pecan pies years ago when I catered a …. Read More

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

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Joy mailed me this recipe last week. The subject line: OMG! After tasting these …. Read More

Serve the cake

Zucchini Praline Cake

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Let me just start by saying that this recipe has a lot of sugar… …. Read More

Buttermilk Apple Cake

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  I had a request for another buttermilk recipe. This delicious cake has all …. Read More