"Canned fruit, from peaches to pears to pineapple, are a great pantry staple. While canned fruit can be turned into many tasty recipes, like this Peach Buttermilk Bundt Cake, my kids get excited to have canned peaches or pears for dessert. I look for fruit canned in juice, which less sugar than fruit packed in syrup. It is convenient, delicious and everybody is happy! " | alidaskitchen.com
"The best part is that you don’t even have to have a fancy tart pan to make them! I made mine using a biscuit cutter and a jumbo muffin tin, and they worked perfectly. If you don’t have a jumbo muffin tin, you could also use large mason jar lids with the same result." | iheartnaptime.net
Strawberry Filled Angel Food Cupcakes | Angel food cupcakes filled with strawberry jam and topped with vanilla whipped cream-cream cheese frosting!
"Since I’m a huge fan of coconut, I experimented to infuse the maximum coconut flavor into the cake. I substituted as much coconut oil as I could for the vegetable oil, while maintaining the character of the cake. I also added coconut milk powder—and instead of coconut extract, which I don’t like, coconut rum. These ingredients proved to be the perfect additions to an otherwise plain cake. Add mango to the equation and you have a light, tender coconut cake with a tropical feel—my kind of…
"In the summer I love lime! It may be why I love margaritas so much. The citrus flavor just screams summer to me. I was craving cookies the other but I also wanted something light and summery. I’m a HUGE chocolate addict fan, but I just wanted something sweet and refreshing." | Real Housemoms
"My love for blood oranges started when I went to the Bahamas for spring break in college. We found blood orange trees on the small island of San Salvador. After spending all afternoon caving and walking through the woods (jungle?), we sat down and had them for a snack. They remind me of a cross between an orange and a grapefruit. A bitter orange, perhaps?"