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Apricot Almond Coffeecake

April 17, 2017
Apricot Almond Coffeecake | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Apricots & Almonds ♡… literally the perfect duo. More often than not when apricots are involved, I find a way to sneak in almonds (or almond extract, or almond paste, or a combination of the three) because I’m clearly just that obsessed with the combo. There’s my favorite scones & this amazing galette & even these GF, vegan granola […]

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Apple and Almond Galette with Honey Whipped Cream

April 8, 2015
Apple and Almond Galette with Honey Whipped Cream - a light, rustic, fruity dessert. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

It baffles me a little bit that some people don’t like pie crust. If you ask me, half the point of eating pie, or quiche, or anything with a flaky butter crust is to eat said crust. Evidently there will be some of you out there who disagree with me wholeheartedly, but before you write […]

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Confession #125: Fresh fruit tempts me… Apricot Almond Galette

June 14, 2013
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It’s summer again. Can you believe it?? Well I guess it’s not technically summer just yet, but it might as well be. And guess what? The fruit trees are showering us with ripe fruit, which is totally perfect for summer baking. If I even tried to resist all that fresh, gorgeous fruit, it wouldn’t happen. […]

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Confession #105: I’ll Come for the Food… Apricot Almond Scones

January 24, 2013
Apricot Almond Scones from Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

 Being the crazy food-lover that I am, I get pretty excited about things when there’s food involved. One of my favorite things about going on vacation? Breakfast. Dinner. Dessert. ← woops, three things Somebody’s birthday? That means cake :) You guys, I still get excited when there’s a candy bowl at the bank. So you better […]

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Confession #4: What I’d do for a Great Harvest scone recipe… Apricot Almond Scones

July 20, 2011
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For those of you who have never been to Great Harvest, you NEED to find one and go.  They have amazing baked goods and their concoctions surpass the ordinary. Every Great Harvest seems to have their specialty though, and for the one where I live, it’s scones. My favorite is the Peach Pie, but I […]

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