Get in the spirit of Fall with this super-simple recipe for pumpkin whoopie pies. No fancy standing mixer is required, and the quick-bake time (10 minutes) means you can put a finger-licking-good dessert together at the last minute. The filling is a classic cream cheese frosting that pairs perfectly with the moist fluffy pumpkin cakes. Check out the uncomplicated recipe after the break.
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Still, the prep and cook time is minimal and the resulting dessert is a show-stopper. Interested in learning how it's made? Read more.
I'll also have white wine on ice in case anyone wants to imbibe that. To look at the mocktail recipe I'm going to use, keep reading.
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A crisp romaine salad with Caesar dressing rounds out the festive menu. To see the recipes I plan on using, keep reading.
To kick things off, we have a quintessential Fourth of July dessert: flag cake. Since there's no set recipe for the interior of flag cake, I modeled mine off of a recipe I found in Every Day With Rachael Ray. It's a dense vanilla-blueberry cake with lemon cream cheese filling and whipped marshmallowy frosting. The resulting dessert is absolutely amazing.
Make it the night before you serve it, because the cake tastes even better the next day. Decorate the top before serving to look like a flag with blueberries and raspberries. Don't worry if the flag design ends up being a little crooked like mine was, it's OK for the cake to look homemade. It's the flavor that matters, and this cake is fruity, creamy, and just plain wonderful! Here's how I made it.
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Don't be intimidated, the recipe is simple and instead of calling for a homemade caramel sauce, it uses chewy caramel candies. These brownies are portable and crowd-pleasing — making them delectable for any Summer picnic. Check out the method when you read more