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Apricot Cake

Lovely Apricot Cake has a soft almond crumb embedded with fragrant, fresh apricots. This rustic cake is meant to be simple and homey. It’s a totally unfussy recipe. About this cake This recipe really is easy to make. By the time you have the oven pre-heated the batter will be ready to go in the pan….

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Toasted Almond Ice Cream

Toasted Almond Ice Cream is a delicious and creamy homemade treat flavored with toasted almonds, natural almond extract and crunchy candied almonds. Rich with egg yolks, it’s a real treat. Why you’ll love this recipe Ice Cream recipes are generally very simple with a fairly short list of ingredients. I mean, basically, it’s just frozen…

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Hi, I’m Eileen

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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