Lemon Cake

This is summer in a cake. I think of fruits and light desserts for the summer and this cake is both at once. The texture of this cake is light and airy and it’s got a wonderful lemon flavor. The secret to that lemony goodness is to use fresh lemons. I would never, (and I repeat) NEVER, use lemon extract because I think it gives desserts a distinctly bathroom cleaner flavor and smell, which is not good eats. Please tell me that I’m not the only one who thinks that. There’s no frosting here, which makes this cake not as …

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Small Streusel Coffee Cake

This is the most delicious coffee cake I’ve baked in years… or maybe ever?! This streusel coffee cake is exactly what you might imagine. It has a moist vanilla cake with a cinnamon sugar streusel in the middle. It’s topped with a wonderful layer of crumbs and a sprinkling of powdered sugar. There are a variety of streusel coffee cake recipes out there but this one takes the cake. Meaning, all the ingredients are at the perfect ratios and it’s simply amazing. The sun peaked out for a moment to show off this beauty. ūüôā This streusel coffee cake is …

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Little Carrot Cake

If you are looking for the perfect carrot cake but in a little version, then this is it. Last year I shared a recipe for carrot cake, which in its normal size and glory was a huge hit. I wanted the same exact deliciousness but a smaller version of it. Thanks to my handy husband, he scaled the recipe down to this 6 inch cutie. This carrot cake is so moist and delicious. It’s a pure carrot cake at its finest, meaning that there are no raisins, nuts, coconut, pineapple, or other similar ingredients that you might find in carrot …

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Chocolate Cake

Today we are celebrating. 855 blog posts, thousands of pictures, and countless hours of work later, my blog is 10 years old today! Wowie, can you believe that? I can’t. This milestone calls for something extra special. Last year’s blog-ivesary I made the most delicious mini cheesecake, but every other blog-iversary has been celebrated with a chocolate goodie‚Ķ¬†coffee chocolate chip cookie bars,¬†chocolate chip doughnuts,¬†single serving whole wheat chocolate chip cookie,¬†chocolate cupcakes for two,¬†banana bread doughnuts with chocolate glaze,¬†warm chocolate fudge cakes,¬†chocolate chip black and white cookies, then¬†chocolate lava cakes.¬† I’m back with something chocolate-y this year. I made this two …

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Carrot Cake

Guys, I baked a cake! If you’ve been around Tina’s Chic Corner for a while then you know I’m not really into baking cakes. I suppose it’s because I find them intimidating to make. Did I over mix the batter? Is it done baking? How about now? Did I over bake it? My husband can attest to the countless questions that I ask. (Sorry, babe.) However, this carrot cake captured my attention last year so I convinced myself to put my insecurities aside and try it. And guess what? I failed. I’m not kidding. When I tried this recipe last …

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