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Spiced carrot bundt cake

By on March 25, 2016
cut carrot bundt cake

This version is my take on everyone’s favorite spiced carrot bundt cake. The coconut sugar adds an almost caramel like flavor and cinnamon glaze just takes the cake over the top. The secret to making this spiced carrot cake all the better is to toast the walnuts because it adds a whole ‘nother level of […]

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Healthy Matcha shortbread cookies (vegan)

By on March 16, 2016
green tea cookies

These Matcha shortbread cookies are one of my all time favorite cookies and definitely a favorite among my friends as well. The dough in this recipe comes together easily with the help of a food processor. The hardest part is waiting for them to cool when they are fresh out of the oven. And they’re […]

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Thumbprint cookies (vegan)

By on February 10, 2016
stacked thumbprint cookies

These thumbprint cookies are filled with a homemade strawberry jam and made with a classic sugar cookie dough base. They are a great treat to bake and share around Valentines’ Day or on the regular to have with a cup of tea. For a unique twist, try using blueberry, apricot, orange or even pineapple jams!

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Baked red bean glutinous rice cake

By on February 7, 2016
glutinous rice muffin

Lunar new year is among us and one of my FAVORITE things to have this time of year is nian gao or new year cake. It’s made out of glutinous rice flour so the texture of the cake is both sticky and chewy, resembling mochi which makes it super fun to eat as well.

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