Iced Pumpkin Coffee Cake

And just like that, it’s already November. On November 1st the mall was already decorated for Christmas and some people have already posted pictures on social media that their house is decorated for Christmas.  I have to admit that that totally stresses me out.  It makes me feel like I’m behind on my holiday shopping and decorating.  Does anyone else feel that way?  I’m determined to enjoy these last days of Fall and ignore those early birds (or try to). If you only make one pumpkin goodie this Fall then it must be this coffee cake (excluding pumpkin pie because of …

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Coffee Crumb Cake

I’m sort of obsessed with crumb cakes. The cake, the crumbs, I love it all.  I’ve posted a number of crumb cake recipes on my blog and I’d probably have done more if I didn’t think that you might say “okay, enough crumb cakes already, T.”  So I try my best to space them out. I know that I told you that the NY style crumb cake is the best one ever.  I still stand by that statement.  However, when I saw the recipe for this crumb cake, I simply had to try it to see how it compared. This …

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Best… Crumb Cake… Ever

Here’s the third installment in my Best Ever series!  What’s it all about?  Click here to get the scoop. Today I’m sharing with you the, Best… Crumb Cake… Ever.  If you like big crumbs then this is the crumb cake to end all crumb cakes. I’ve made roughly a bazillion (roughly 😉 ) crumb cakes and coffee cakes.  Wait, can you really compare crumb cakes to coffee cakes?  They are similar but definitely different.  Which one is better?  I’m getting side tracked.  Let’s save that debate for another day.  For the purposes of today’s post it doesn’t really matter because this crumb cake trumps …

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Banana Cake With Vanilla Frosting

I’m bananas over this cake.  (Bet you’ve never heard that one before, but I couldn’t resist..  😉 ) In all seriousness, I’ve wanted to make this banana cake for a while now.  Why?  Uhm, isn’t the answer obvious?  We’re talking about cake, here.  I haven’t made it until now because I’m not the greatest at making cakes or frosting them, especially frosting them.  One time I threw an entire cake away because I tried to spread the frosting on it before it had cooled completely and the frosting melted and got weird. I learned two things that day.  One, the …

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Too Much Chocolate Cake

Let’s be real.  Can there ever be too much chocolate cake?  I think not. OMG, I just realized that this looks like a ginormous doughnut!  Sweet.  But really, it’s a bundt cake.  I guess I’ve been in a bundt mood lately.  First with my Gingerbread Bundt Cakes and now this one. This cake is a chocoholic’s dream.  Seriously, I don’t think that it is humanly possible for me to have included more chocolate here.  You’ve got a chocolate cake, loaded with chocolate chips, topped with a rich chocolate ganache, and miniature chocolate chips sprinkled on top.  See, I told you …

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