Darcie Bakes //

Baking from scratch… because good things take time.

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  • {Homemade} Cosmic Brownies.

    One of my fondest childhood memories involves summers spent at my friend Emily’s house. These summers consisted of drinking a lot of Capri Sun, and eating massive amounts of snack cakes and fried bologna sandwiches. I am going to go ahead and admit that between the ages of about ten to fifteen, I probably consumed…

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  • Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes.

    As usual, I am a day late – or more like four days late – and a dollar short. I know St. Patty’s [or is it Paddy’s? I don’t really know…] Day has already passed, but I wanted to share the Irish car bomb cupcakes that I made for the occasion anyway. I guess I’m…

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  • Chocolate Cupcakes // From the Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook.

    Lately, I’ve been drawn toward simplicity – with regard to both life and baking. I have abandoned my pastry bags and tips. I’ve been longing for simple, not-too-sweet desserts. Also, I’ve been yearning for simple, sunny spring days [read: go away, winter]. These chocolate cupcakes come from The Hummingbird Bakery cookbook, which was gifted to…

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  • Tiramisu.

    Tiramisu is one of those desserts that looks all fancy¬†schmancy. It has intimidated me ever since I learned what it was. Admittedly, it’s not one of my favorite desserts – despite the fact that I do enjoy coffee – so therefore, I’ve never had much motivation to make it for myself. However, it is one…

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