The Weekend Dish: 2/13/16

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Happy weekend to you!

It is FREEZING here, so I’m just trying to layer up, huddle next to the fireplace and keep warm! I’m planning on doing some baking today, purging through some of my closet, and hopefully making more headway on Joseph’s rainbow blanket. I’m almost done with the color squares! What are you up to this weekend?

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared recipes, my Sunday dinner menu, and recipes I’ve bookmarked from other blogs. Enjoy!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

King Bundt Cake – A festive King Cake for Mardi Gras – filled with a pecan, brown sugar and cinnamon swirl – baked into a Bundt pan and decorated with colored sanding sugars.

A festive King Cake for Mardi Gras - filled with a pecan, brown sugar and cinnamon swirl - baked into a Bundt pan and decorated with colored sanding sugars.

Texas Sheet Cake – This classic Texas sheet cake has a thin layer of fluffy, moist chocolate cake and is topped with a fudge-like icing with chopped pecans.

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting – The BEST red velvet cupcakes – a gorgeous red color, moist and fluffy, and topped with luscious cream cheese frosting.

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BEB is NINE! – Brown Eyed Baker celebrated its 9th birthday this week! If you’re feeling up to it, hop on over and fill out the reader survey – I’d love your feedback!

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Friday Things – Joseph walking, a new bookshelf, spiralizers, Lent, and more…

Joseph and Einstein - bosom buddies :)

Top 5 Most Shared Posts This Week:

1. Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

2. King Bundt Cake

3. Texas Sheet Cake

4. Paczki Recipe

5. Ultranutty Pecan Bars

Sunday Dinner Menu

Appetizer TBD
Meat Lasagna (leftover, frozen, from Joseph’s birthday party!)
Garlic bread
Vegetables TBD
Tossed salad
Dessert TBD

What I Bookmarked This Week

Recipes and posts from other blogs that I thought looked especially delicious and that I thought you would like, too:

Dark Chocolate Heart Scones with Chocolate Ganache & Toasted Coconut (Climbing Grier Mountain)
I LOVE chocolate chip scones, so these are totally calling my name. Perfect for Valentine’s Day breakfast!

How to Make Perfect Swiss Meringue Buttercream (Handle the Heat)
Swiss meringue buttercream is such a lovely frosting, but it can be fussy. Loving this tutorial.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cream Pie (Crazy for Crust)
Everything, seriously EVERYTHING about this recipe is amazing.

Slow Cooker Chipotle Sweet Pulled Pork (Carlsbad Cravings)
I want to make a batch of this and eat it with sweet potatoes!

Snickers Poke Cake (It Is a Keeper)
I’ll just take that entire pan, thank you.

Have a delicious weekend!