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December 28, 2011

Time Crunch Dessert

The week leading up to Christmas, I found myself totally strapped for time.....it was literally non-stop activity in our household.  My plan was to bake my Brownies From Scratch recipe but when I realized all of my butter was stored in the freezer, I quickly needed to come up with Plan B.

Duncan Hines to the rescue.



















Fortunately I had this box of Duncan Hines Triple Chocolate Cake mix in my pantry that was given to me at a recent Foodbuzz event I attended.....it certainly came in handy.
























I followed the directions on the box for cupcakes with Paige's help and threw them in the oven to bake.  This mix has you mix up a seperate chocolate chip mix to dollop on top-center for an extra rich chocolatey taste.

















These taste just as good as they look!




Baked OR just the batter.


Once they had cooled, a little frosting and crunched candy cane topping was all that was needed for a perfectly easy holiday dessert.
















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