Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream {VIDEO}

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake with Lemon Buttercream {VIDEO}

I made this beautiful cake for my mother-in-law's birthday celebration. Sadly, I was not able to enjoy a piece, but! Thankfully there is a but! The piece I carved out for these photos is sitting in my freezer, patiently waiting for my teeth to sink into its lemony flesh.

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Banana Bars with Maple Brown Sugar Frosting

Banana Bars with Maple Brown Sugar Frosting

Some weeks we go through bananas like crazy and other weeks I feel like I should open a Geriatric Banana Nursing Home in the far corner of our kitchen. This was an elderly banana nursing home week. An alarming number of ailing bananas were piled high in our fruit bowl and I knew I had to take action.

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Easy Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe

MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you all have had a wonderful day filled with love and happiness. My boys and I had a fabulous day which involved game-playing, craft-creating, naughty-food-eating, movie-watching, super-snuggling and vicious present-opening. This season has been totally nuts, but I have felt so grateful today. We have much to be thankful for!

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How To Make Fun Minion Cupcakes

How To Make Fun Minion Cupcakes

Minions are taking over my life, people. All my boys do is recite lines and play out scenes from Despicable Me 2. Over and over and over until the sun goes down and they are tucked tightly into their little beds. They basically only speak to one another in minion-talk these days. It's a good thing the movie is so cute and that the minions are so darn lovable!

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Orange Honey Frosting

Goes great with carrot cake, spice cake or liking it straight off the spatula works too!

I have made more frosting in the month of December than I did in the previous two years. Frosting is one of my great weaknesses. Back in high school, if my stepmom ever had frosting in the house I would smear it onto a graham cracker and devour it. Then I would fight the urge to do it all over again. And still to this day, I have to exercise great willpower when it comes to frosting. So many options to devour like Chocolate Buttercream. Still to this day, I have to exercise great willpower when it comes to frosting

This particular frosting goes great with carrot cake. It would also be great on a spice cake or a nut cake. Licking it from the spatula works, too. (Don't think I didn't do this.)

(Source: Christmas Baking 2010)

In a medium bowl, combine:

2 8-oz. packages softened cream cheese

1/2 cup softened butter

1 cup powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel

3/4 cup honey

Beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. If the frosting seems too soft, chill for 15-20 minutes before spreading.

Delicious!