coconut oil dessert

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

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It’s almost that time again – Valentine’s Day! With the much anticipated release of Red Velvet Oreos, I just had to make a dessert with these. Oreo truffles have always been a favorite of mine and you can’t disappoint my fiancé with any type of Oreo, so this clearly became the recipe I decided to make. I love Oreo truffles because they always come out absolutely delicious and take no time at all to make. Plus, I actually enjoy making these! Now when it comes to melting white chocolate, this process can be very temperamental. My secret ingredient for making […]

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Gluten Free Praline King Cake Cookie

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Laissez les bons temps rouler! Mardi Gras is tomorrow, which means it’s King Cake time. Don’t ask me what makes this traditional New Orleans dessert so yummy, but man it’s amazing. Growing up, my family in Louisiana would always send us one and my sisters and I would devour it trying to find the baby. In case you aren’t familiar, a King Cake is actually more like a monkey bread. A plastic baby is baked in it, and whoever has the slice with the baby will have good fortune bestowed upon them. Now aside from King Cake and beignets, I […]

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Red Velvet Cake Poppers

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With Valentine’s Day right around the coroner, I’m already brainstorming about what sweet treat to make that my boyfriend and I can indulge in. Because red is the color of love, I landed on red velvet – but instead of whipping up a traditional cake, I decided to go bite size. These “cake poppers” are just the right size to be devoured in one or two bites – how cute! I found the trick to getting a deep red color and the perfect texture was using coconut oil. To do this, simply replace the vegetable oil in this recipe for […]

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