Peanut Butter and Jelly Sheet Cake

So, it’s been a while since I posted a peanut butter recipe.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sheet Cake - Mrs. Penguin

I really felt like I should remedy that. Especially since I’ve been watching really depressing TV lately. I started The Leftovers. I’m only 3 episodes in but I feel like I’m going crazy watching it. The whole premise of the show is pretty dark, but I like those types of shows. I’ve also been re-watching Wilfred because, why not. I’d only watched a few episodes here and there but it’s actually good. It has funny moments, but it gets really dark and serious sometimes. It makes me wonder what Susan or Mufasa would look and sound like if I saw them like how Ryan sees Wilfred. I hope I’m not the only one who wonders that about their pets!

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Hibiscus Tea Limeade

This is my favorite summer drink.

Hibiscus Tea Limeade - Mrs. Penguin

I think I said the same thing when I talked about this sparkling white peach lemonade. Like a month ago, I stopped into Kaldi’s (it’s a St. Louis thing) for an iced coffee drink, when I saw they had a seasonal drink, a hibiscus tea limeade. Well, color me intrigued. They also had a honey almond toddy, which was good, but I’m infatuated with this limeade. I’ve been ordering it at least once a week, but as it is seasonal, I know it won’t be around for much longer. I had to make a home made version for when I miss it over the long horrible winter months.

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Mini Plum Galettes

So I got these mini plums at my CSA and cannot stop freaking out over how cute they are.

Mini Plums - Mrs. Penguin

I also had a hard time decided what to do with the little cuties. Ultimately, I had some pie dough I had made for another blog post, but it was perfect for a little mini plum galettes! Galettes are so easy to throw together. I don’t believe I had enough mini plums to make a whole pie out of. Stone fruit is probably my favorite to make pies or galettes with. Apples can get kind of slimy when they hang out in pies.

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Rumchata Marshmallows and S’MORES

You like Rumchata, right?

Rumchata Marshmallows - Mrs. Penguin

I bought a bottle a few weeks ago to make cupcakes for my best friend’s birthday, and I still have the bottle hanging around my apartment. So what’s a girl with a baking blog to do? I could post the cupcake recipe. But first, marshmallows! I totally did not have faith in these little mallows, I’ve tried boozy ones before and the end result was more than disappointing. There’s also a question of how on earth is cream going to work in a marshmallow? Let me tell you, it’s good.

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This is a summer full of delicious ice creams.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Did you see the double chocolate chunk ice cream? Butter pecan ice cream seemed like such a grown up flavor as kid. It probably is, it has nuts in it. When I was little I was obsessed with the rainbow sherbet and Baskin Robbins in my home town. It closed a few years ago. I had it again and it’s so nostalgic. Although lately I’ve been getting Cold Stone when I don’t have icy home made treats.

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