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Pile of vanilla cookies with tea setup behind

Vanilla Cookies

My vanilla cookies are not your average sugar cookies. They are speckled with vanilla beans throughout and the flavor truly shines. They are pillowy and tender with a texture similar to snickerdoodles. In fact, …

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Churros cupcake with bite removed

Churro Cupcakes

These churro cupcakes are the closest you will get to eating a churro without actually eating one! They have loads of cinnamon in the batter, two cinnamon sugar layers, cinnamon buttercream frosting, and a …

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Stack of churros on a white plate

Air Fryer Churros

Here's one more reason to love your air fryer - air fryer churros! They are nearly as good as regular churros, way healthier, and you don't have the mess of fry oil. …

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Blue plate with a stack of churros and a churros being dipped into chocolate sauce in the background

Churros

Homemade churros are easier to make than you might think. The texture of these is spot-on - nice and crispy on the outside and soft and light on the inside. Plus, they're extra good …

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Dipping a churro into Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Mexican Chocolate Sauce

This decadent Mexican chocolate sauce is spiced with cinnamon and has a touch of heat from cayenne pepper. It's wonderful for dipping fruit in, drizzling over ice cream or cakes, serving with traditional churros …

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Slice of baumkuchen pulled out of the cake

Baumkuchen (German Tree Cake)

Baumkuchen is a stunning almond-flavored cake with many paper-thin layers (mine has 11). It is traditionally made on a spit, but my version for home bakers can be done in the oven. It's not …

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