Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

Friday, Friday, Friday! Here's a baker's dozen of delicious ways to while away the time til happy hour.

Just one reason I wish I could be in Japan right now: Melon Cake from Harbs (photo c/o CS buddy Nicholas!).

Get figgy: a fig and almond galette that looks good enough to make me eat fruit. (via Bake Your Heart Out)

Cupcakes and serial killers, united at last: Dexter Season Premiere Cupcakes! (via The Avid Appetite)

Oh, the places CakeSpy gear has gone: how 'bout a coffee break in London?

By the way, college students love me. Check out this article in the SU Spectator!

Espresso way to your heart: espresso shortbread cookies (via Pixie-Baker)

Acceptable health food: homemade granola bars from that lovable bear, Mark Bittman.

Waiting with bated breath for The Pastry Department to open for business!

Betty Crocker + Bakerella = Awesome overload.

Fall into delicious: White Chocolate Pumpkin Topped Blondies (via Culinary Concoctions by Peabody)

Best use of blackberries: Apple-blackberry cake. (thanks, Culinary Types!)

Bon Appetit says High 5 Pie is some of the best in the country. I say "duh".

Like Pavlova's cousin: Schaum Torte.