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Sifted: Birthday Doughnuts, Crepe Cupcakes and Carrot Cake Pancakes

Doughnuts with Chocolate Glaze by ambrosia

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. Doughnut Fix: These chocolate-glazed and rainbow-sprinkled treats from ambrosia should appease the 12-year-old girl who made headlines this week defaming the plain old doughnut.
  2. While Joy the Baker is known for chocolate confections, we love her “What’s wrong with you!? Stop thinking about pie and waffles!!!”-Super Spinach Smoothie.
  3. Today is California Strawberry Day! It’s the perfect excuse for these strawberry crepe cupcakes from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen.
  4. Combine smoked salmon, asparagus and goat cheese for Nectar‘s bright and beautiful quiche.
  5. Dessert for breakfast: smitten kitchen‘s carrot cake pancakes will help satisfy your sweet tooth and kick start a good day.

Carrot Cupcakes

Zoe Francois' Carrot Cupcakes

Often carrot cake can seem like a throw back to the ’70s, when they were dense and tasted ultimately too good for you. This updated version is moist, sweet and has a rich combination of spices that makes it one of the tastiest cakes ever. Adding a bit of orange and lemon zest to the smooth cream cheese icing brings out those bright flavors in the cake. I have served these cupcakes at every occasion, from picnics to weddings; it is even a terrific breakfast treat.

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