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This is step-by-step recipe for meringue mushrooms made from scratch that you need to take your classic buche de Noel yule log cake to the next level this holiday season. These delicate and light mushrooms are the perfect cake decoration along with berries and pine needles to complete your winter cake log. Merry holidays to […]

How To Make Meringue Mushrooms

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Are your ready to wow your guests with a Christmas dessert showstopper? You’ll love my easy instructions for how to bake the best buche de Noel cake from scratch. Also called a yule log cake this is a chocolate spongecake filled with mouse decorated to look like a log laying on the winter forest floor. […]

Classic Buche de Noel Recipe (Yule Log Cake)

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If you’re looking for just the right container for your cookie swap treats and where to shop it online, look no further, because I’ve curated a collection of the perfect holiday cookie tins, trays, plates, jars and containers. These festive containers might get more attention than your fresh-baked cookies, plus you’ll need a plate for […]

Minette Loves: Holiday Cookie Tins, Trays & Plates

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OK, I’m back with my annual cookie swap! Can you feel the excitement today? I’m sharing my favorite Southern delicacy that is the only savory cookie I’m doing in this year’s cookie swap. Southern Cheese Straws make the perfect snack with holiday drinks, holiday gifts for friends or a salty snack for a night in. […]

Cookie Swap: Southern Cheese Straws Recipe

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It’s the holidays and I’m hosting my annual cookie swap. (Some of you might call it a cookie exchange!) I’ve been sharing my best cookie recipes and I know you’re hard at work baking, so before we go any further, I need to take a short break and share some of my best cookie baking […]

Cookie Swap: Cookie Baking Secrets

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This recipe is simple and delicious. Pumpkin may be the holiday standard but my family demands this tart cherry pie on our table. Pull some pie crust from the freezer and whip up the filling. Easy peasy and so yummy. Make our Homemade Butter Pie Crust found here. Drain the cherries reserving one can of […]

Tart Cherry Pie Filling Recipe

A Fall favorite, this Pumpkin Cake is always a crowd pleaser.  Frosted and filled with cream cheese frosting or dusted with a light sprinkling of powdered sugar, it really doesn’t need anything else.  Watch the Video!

Favorite Fall Pumpkin Cake Recipe

I love biscuits and come from a long line of exceptionally talented biscuit makers. Unfortunately, I did not inherent the biscuit making gene. For years, I struggled to make a really good biscuit, one that is light and melts on your tastebuds and goes great with butter, honey or jam. Years and years of trial […]

Easy Buttery Biscuits Recipe + How To Video

Honey Butter Biscuit

Mama managed a household of four girls, one work-acholic husband, and volunteered outside of the home three days a week.  Busy as she was, Mama always managed to serve a delicious home-cooked meal complete with dessert, every night.  Looking back now, I marvel at her ability to get things done and to do it with […]

Simple Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Recipe

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