Tag Archives: coconut

Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake, Easy Baking from Scratch

I love coconut cake, all kinds of coconut cake, of which they are many to choose. I won a contest making these coconut cupcakes and my readers can’t get enough of this divine Southern old fashioned coconut cake. But both … Continue reading

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Pineapple Cupcakes with Toasted Coconut in a Jar or No Jar

My love for carrara marble led me to make these cupcakes, which, of course, has nothing to do with marble, but everything to do with my seeking out a solution to get that marble look. I used to live in … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Coconut Cake with Buttercream Frosting

A birthday dinner of southern fried chicken, mashed potatoes, home style southern green beans, with sparkling Rosé should be followed up with a good old fashioned coconut layer cake. It’s the mother of elegant comfort food desserts, as it’s rich … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting Helps Win Second Place at Cupcake Palooza

Books and Cupcakes. Two happy words in a child’s life. This past Saturday, a few of us Nashville Food Bloggers decided to pool our talents and bake several hundred cupcakes for Cupcake Palooza, a fund raiser for Books from Birth … Continue reading

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How to Color Coconut for the Prettiest Coconut Cupcakes

I just finished making 180 mini cupcakes for Cupcake Palooza. My blog is not a baking blog or a cupcake blog, but I do my share of baking from scratch, and I thought it would be fun to join the … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Tart

I am such a temptress. I plead with Mr. Spinach TIger not to eat sugar and to watch his weight. He is not a fat guy, but he has a goal to break a certain weight, and he’s even been … Continue reading

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Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd Filling, Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

What is your favorite cake? You know the cake you chose or will choose for your wedding. The cake you go back to again and again. For me, it’s coconut cake. I have made these stunning coconut cupcakes over and  … Continue reading

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Wedding Memoirs, Moments of Truth, and Coconut Cupcakes

I didn’t time it this way, but today is my 11th wedding anniversary, as well as my 200th post. Happy Anniversary, Mr. Spinach TIger. We will be celebrating coincidentally at a friend’s birthday party at Arrington Vineyards. We loved our … Continue reading

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How Would You Top Your Pop?

The same week I was throwing a birthday party for my husband, I saw these cute pops at Kim Vallee at Home. I never miss Kim’s blog, because she drums up style and highlights the best of other blogs. These … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake with Caramel Irish Cream

This is probably as Irish as I get, but I didn’t want to forget St. Patrick’s Day, and I think a cake flavored with Bailey’s Caramel Irish Cream counts. I may not be anywhere close to Irish, but St. Patrick … Continue reading

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