Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links

Cookies from Macrina Bakery, Seattle

Love is in the air...or is that just the sweet scent of sugar and melting butter? Either way, let's link up for the weekend:

Taste the rainbow: Kaleidoscope cake!

Strawberry milk cake: perfect for Valentine's Day, or really any occasion. (thanks to Erin for the tip!)

Maine Event: Maine in crisis over which should be the official state dessert: Whoopie Pie or Wild Blueberry Pie. Team Whoopie!

The secret to bakery-style Peanut Butter Cookies? Half butter, half shortening, says Seattle Local Flavor.

You've got me, this isn't cake. But Zombies Vs. Unicorns deserve a link, friends.

Shake Shack and Shamrock Shake in one sentence? Unholy...but wholly delicious.

Seeing Red (Velvet): Red Velvet Cake is taking over Boston!

Chocolate desserts in Seattle: a fantastic roundup.

A totally sweet roundup of Valentine's Day desserts, via Lark Crafts!

February is the Carbiest Month: Pancake Month at Clinton Street Baking!

A Singles reference, and a delicious recipe for Tiramisu Brownies: clearly, Peabody is my sister from another mister.

Sweet stop-motion: a Valentine on YouTube, featuring happy Red Velvet Whoopie Pies!

Sweet memories: red wine valentines are divine.