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Fun and festive red (and blue) velvet layers of cake complete with cream cheese frosting and a fun surprise candy filling!

Fourth of July Piñata Cake

Fun and festive red (and blue) velvet layers of cake complete with cream cheese frosting and a fun surprise candy filling! I am so excited about today’s recipe for all sorts of reasons: First,...

Paula Deen's classic Apple Pie with a buttery homemade lattice top crust and brown sugar apples.

Paula Deen’s Apple Pie

Paula Deen’s classic Apple Pie with a buttery homemade lattice top crust and brown sugar apples. **Originally posted in November 2016 Greetings from we’re-moving-in-a-week-and-I’m-procrastinating-packing central!! Yup. ONE WEEK ya’ll. Actually, it’s a little bit longer...

This is THE PERFECT no churn ice cream recipe. It's just two ingredients (like the other famous no churn recipe), but this one has a way better texture, and it's not overly sweet! It seriously tastes and feels JUST LIKE real ice cream.

A Better No Churn Ice Cream (and Frozen Yogurt)

This is THE PERFECT no churn ice cream recipe thanks to a secret ingredient. It’s just two ingredients (like the other famous no churn recipe), but this one has a way better texture, and...

This is the ultimate summer cake! White sheet cake soaked through with strawberry Jell-O, and smothered in Cool Whip. No bake perfection :)

Strawberry Jell-O Poke Cake

This is the ultimate summer cake! White sheet cake soaked through with strawberry Jell-O, and smothered in Cool Whip. No bake perfection :) **Originally posted in July 2016   This cake was (somewhat obviously,...

Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake | www.somethingswanky.com

Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake

Cool and creamy and SUPER EASY Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake is perfect for your 4th of July dessert! It’s been way too long since I posted a poke cake! Luckily, summer is...

All the goodness of Salted Caramel Apple Pie in much easier bar form!

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

All the goodness of Salted Caramel Apple Pie in much easier bar form! My two favorite holidays of the year are Thanksgiving and the 4th of July. Thanksgiving is cozy. It’s everything I love...

Here's how to make a super simple and delicious cookie dough ice cream cake!

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Cake

Here’s how to make a super simple and delicious cookie dough ice cream birthday cake! Summer is in full force around here! Swim lessons, air conditioning, hot leather seats sticking to your legs in...

Super simple filling bursting with juicy berries, buttery pie crust, and the 4th of July. What else could you need?

4th of July Berry Pie

Super simple filling bursting with juicy berries, buttery pie crust, and the 4th of July. What else could you possibly need? I am actually not much of a fruit pie person. Which my husband thinks is insane,...

Strawberry Shortcake Donuts | www.somethingswanky.com @driscollsstrawberries #strawshortcake

Strawberry Shortcake Donuts

 Dricoll’s has been the strawberry in everyone’s shortcake for more than 100 years, which makes them the perfect inspiration for this recipe! I worked in collaboration with Driscoll’s Strawberries to develop a unique strawberry...

Extra moist pineapple coconut cake with a sweet vanilla-coconut buttercream and a toasted coconut topping.

Pina Colada Birthday Cake

Extra moist pineapple coconut cake with a sweet vanilla-coconut buttercream and a toasted coconut topping. Today’s recipe is inspired by today’s activities: babies in the sand, dipping toes in the ocean, and soaking up...