Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

madagascar vanilla bean cream cheese frosting on vanilla cupcakes

I have always loved frosting! But one thing I don’t love is overpowering sweetness. Most frostings get too sweet, too quickly, BUT… never fear! I have mastered a perfectly balanced frosting that is sure to please even the pickiest dessert connoiseseur. This frosting is incredibly versatile, but we always love it on top of our…

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Lemon Goo Goo Cookies

Lemon Goo Goo Cookies on a plate next to Vanilla Extract

By Callie | March 31, 2021 Whoever says they don’t like lemon is a liar. Like vanilla, I believe lemon to be universally enjoyed by all, making these cookies the best treat to serve a crowd. I utilized our Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract in this recipe, and it truly shines alongside the fresh and zesty…

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Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake

Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake next to Vanilla Beans and Extract

By Callie | March 26, 2021 Carrot cake has always held a special place in my heart and tummy! I have always favored dense cakes that are jam-packed with beautiful textures and flavors. This cake checks all of those boxes! Before you lose your mind, I have chosen to use pecans in the variation because I…

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German Chocolate Cheesecake

German Chocolate Cheesecake with a slice cut out

By Callie | March 24, 2021 Growing up, I was never a fan of cheesecake. Actually, I wasn’t a fan of any recipe that included cream cheese. The texture, taste, smell all turned my stomach. That is until I had this cheesecake! My friend’s mother had made it for a party, and in fear of…

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Irish Delight Cupcakes

Irish Delight Cupcakes Stacked on Plates

By Callie | March 17, 2021 What could be better than an ice-cold Guinness with a side of Jameson at the end of the day? Having an excuse to enjoy it in the middle of the day!! These cupcakes are a delightful blend of all the best Ireland has given us. A simple, creamy buttercream…

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Vanilla Sprinkle Scones

Vanilla Scone Splash Banner

By Callie | February 18, 2021 Scones are a truly timeless breakfast treat. Here in Oklahoma, we have been experiencing record low temps this week (-12F), and I have never been more thankful to have some freshly baked scones on hand! I got the idea for these scones while flipping through a Baked From Scratch…

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

picture featuring red velvet cupcakes

Holy cupcakes! I personally have never met a cupcake that I didn’t like, but let me tell you; these cupcakes are next level!! I think that red velvet can be easily lost in the sea of cupcake flavors and I am telling you they deserve some love. Don’t know whether your guest likes chocolate or…

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Strawberries & Cream Overnight Rolls

strawberries and cream overnight rolls

By Callie | February 4, 2021 Every household needs to have a tried and true overnight roll recipe! Celebrations, holidays, and weekend mornings are practically begging you to add this to your recipe book! My family has been making these rolls for years, and they are not going anywhere anytime soon. My favorite part about…

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Recipe – Rise and Shine Muffins

Rise & Shine Muffins By Callie | February 6, 2020 We are back, Blue Birds! I apologize for the hiatus in recipes, we have been busy bees over here and are finally getting back in the groove of recipes. We have added a new member to our recipe development staff; together, Kathie and I will…

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Recipe – Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Callie | December 9, 2019 Hello, again my Blue Birds! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, but we are back with some brand new recipes! The first being the world’s best chocolate chip cookies!! This recipe has been in my family for years, actually, this was the first recipe that I baked alone…

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