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Cranberry Walnut Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

This will be short and sweet as I am surrounded by family and want to get back to the festivities! One of my favorite things about this cake is that it makes a great flavor refresher after weeks of super yummy, but at times a bit heavy food. It also works nicely as a gift […]

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Classic Christmas Cookies \\ Sweet Laurel

Christmas is just a week away! This season has been such a whirlwind that I must admit it is hard to believe how close it is. This is one of my favorite recipes to turn to as the holiday nears because nothing makes you feel the Christmas spirit like pressing a cookie cutter into dough […]

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My Favorite Christmas Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

  I know, I know, fruitcake? Does anyone actually like fruitcake? Well this one is different. It has not spent who knows how many months in a tin and while the flavors are indeed fruity, they are also fresh and festive.¬†Play around with toppings such as shaved orange peel, chopped pistachios, and goji berries to […]

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Orange Chocolate \\ Sweet Laurel

Orange chocolate candy often overcomplicates a naturally sweet treat that you can make yourself with very little effort. Instead of making candies with synthetic flavorings you can simply dehydrate real oranges, which friends¬†find refreshingly neat for parties and gifts. If you do not have a dehydrator an oven set to low temp works just as […]

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