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Pecan Pie Brittle


This brittle is a whimsical twist on the traditional pecan pie and is a great addition to any holiday get-together.  It is homemade, easy, and is sure to satisfy anyone’s sweet-tooth. Plus, it can easily be a substitute for a pecan pie this holiday season… after all, how many pies can one eat? More

Indian Candy-Corn Cake


Since Halloween is quickly coming, and Candy-corn is secretly being consumed in large quantities across the country, we decided to create a massive fall celebration cake! We have been wanting to share our Chocolate Carrot Cake recipe with the world for a while now, and we thought that this would be a great way to showcase it. Plus we are on a carrot cake kick; check out our Buttermilk Carrot Cake from last week. For this cake, Candy-corn (specifically Indian Candy-corn) was our inspiration. More

Chocolate Strawberry Muffins



There are a few things that make a fresh strawberry even better: picking them yourself… and chocolate! Add sour cream and buttermilk – and voila!  Some of the fluffiest and moistest muffins we have ever had. They are pure decadence, and have a major WOW factor. With strawberry season coming to a close around here, we are sure to be making more of these Chocolate Strawberry Muffins really soon.  More

A Banana Birthday Cake


Those of you who follow our blog will have taken note that our posts have been much more infrequent over the past year. This is due to the fact that Bake 2 The Future has a new addition… and the youngest member of our baking crew just turned ONE! More

Spiced Baklava

Baklava is one of those things we have always enjoyed, but had never made at home. We always thought it was way too complicated to attempt, and left it to the professionals (in this case by “professionals,” we mean any Greek Grandmother). More

Banana Bread Pudding – Challah!

Nothing says winter comfort food like bread pudding, and when you make it with an awesome bread like Challah, it’s simply irresistible! At first this baking endeavor was solely to meet a craving on a snowy weekend, but after being disappointed with all of the recipes we found, we decided we should make our own. More

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