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Chocolate Ganache Cake

Chocolate Ganache Cake! Chocoholics, this one is for you. Super-dark and moist chocolate cake layers are filled and iced with light and luscious whipped chocolate ganache. Why you’ll love Chocolate Ganache Cake If you love a chocolate cake that is moist, fudgy, not too sweet and very, very chocolatey this is the cake for you….

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Bear Claw Pastries

These scrumptious Bear Claw Pastries are made with real Danish pastry dough and a luscious almond filling. You can let the pastries rise in the refrigerator overnight and bake first thing in the morning. Why this is the best Bear Claw recipe Bear Claws are a type of Danish pastry. Like puff pastry and croissants, Danish dough is laminated (layered…

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I’m Eileen, blogger, cookbook author and trained pastry chef. I have always loved teaching people how to bake. I firmly believe that, with a little guidance and a good recipe, anyone can bake from scratch.

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