Wedding Cake Ideas for the New Era

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Wedding planning can be a fun, but it can also be a lot of work, especially if you are trying to create an event that represents who you are as a couple, and will accommodate all of your guests, your goals and your budget. There are a ton…

How to Make Your Kid the Most Epic Customized Birthday Cake

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Why spend a fortune on your kids' next birthday cake? If you really want to be the coolest mom on the block, it's easier than you think to whip up an epic custom cake. Even if you've never made a cake that didn't come in a box with instructions,…
Creamy Coconut-Lime Carlota

The Sweet Life: Creamy Coconut-Lime Carlota

Carlota de Limon, otherwise known as Charlotte Russe or more commonly known as icebox cake and is one of the most delicious recipe you can make for the hot summer months ahead. It requires a few simple ingredients, no oven is needed, and…
Rodriguez-Corn Cake with Fruit & Whipped Cream

Sweet Corn Cake with Fruit & Whipped Cream for Mother's Day

My Mami has never had much of a sweet tooth. She will indulge in a few buñelos over the Christmas Holidays or maybe a slice of cake on birthdays. She prefers savory over sweet when it comes to after dinner treats.  With Mother’s Day approaching…
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Coconut Cheesecake Bars

We can’t wait for you to try these spectacular Coconut Cheesecake Bars. The layers of flavor start with a crisp chocolate cookie crust, creamy coconut cheesecake, thanks to Coco GOYA® Cream of Coconut, and chewy toasted coconut. Easy and…
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Easter Carrot Cheesecake Bars with Candied Carrots

“¿Y el Cheesecake?” My mom laughs, points her finger and says “No va a haber pastel de queso.” My Papi laughs, shrugs his shoulders and walks away. Sometimes I think he asks simply to poke fun at her (my mom was never too keen on…
Lemoine-Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake to Melt the Winter Blues

This cake can qualify as my favorite cake of all cakes that I make. Daughter of the French Madame Tarte Tatin, she alone rules the kingdom of cakes. Fresh exotic pineapple combined with a dense cake flavored with butter and baked in a container…

The Sweet Life: Tres Leches Cake Done Right

Editor’s Note: The following article is one in a series of Holiday inspired pieces, brought to you by Target. Seasons Greetings! I never tried a pastel de tres leches until I moved to Florida. My new Cuban friends raved about it and it…
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The Sweet Life: My Great-Grandmother's Poundcake

Everyone has a favorite family recipe. The mere thought of that dish makes your mouth water and your memories flow. For me, it’s my Great-Grandmother Wiwa’s poundcake recipe, otherwise known as la panetela de Wiwa. It’s a basic yellow…