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Tag: #Nua

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Strawberry and Vanilla Valentines Cake

I think there is nothing more thoughtful than appreciating those around us by baking something delicious for them! After all, when we offer a sweet treat, people are more likely to reciprocate with sweetness. Moreover, nowadays Valentine’s, being celebrated today, is not just a lover’s holiday and we seem to be taking our cue from the US, where it is celebrated by everyone: children send Valentine cards to their parents and teachers, friends treat each other to gifts and even co-workers celebrate Valentine’s together and express gratitude for those around them. There is something more romantic and touching about baking a cake for Valentine’s than, for example, individual muffins. The thought of sharing a cake brings everyone together. When it is freshly baked, even before they see it, guests are greeted by the aroma that is only unique to baking.

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Cannoli Cake Nua

Cake Nua just out of the oven. When you make it at home allow it to cool before sharing 🙂 ‘I love the idea of baking a cake with its own filling.   This week’s cake contains pockets of cannoli filling; the filling is piped into the cake batter and the batter encases the filling during baking.  On tv due to time constraints, we sliced … Read More Cannoli Cake Nua