Dessert

Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

I don’t know what it is about yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting, but I love them. I think they are proof the simple is better, and of course rainbow sprinkles help too… Yellow Cupcakes Makes approx. 16-18 Cupcakes 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room […]

Tea Party Menu

Tea Party Menu

I threw a little birthday tea party for some close friends. I would say it was more of a “tea” party because although we had little bites it wasn’t raise your pinky figure fancy. Below was the menu with links to some of the recipes. […]

Blueberry and Mini Me Pies

Blueberry and Mini Me Pies

I watched MasterChef Monday and aside from Gordon Ramsey’s crazy yelling, I think the only thing I go out of it was I needed a blueberry pie. So today you have 2 recipes. A regular blueberry pie and mini me’s. Blueberry Pie (for full pie, make half […]

Banana Banana!

Banana Banana!

Sometimes you just want bananas…ok maybe that’s just me. To settle my banana craving I made a Banana  Cupcake I call Banana Banana! Anyone? OK, I’ll just give the recipe. This cupcake is a banana nutmeg cupcake with a banana cinnamon frosting, sure to make […]

All Natural Red Velvet Cupcakes

All Natural Red Velvet Cupcakes

This is a natural, no red food dye, red velvet cupcake. I didn’t tell my test subjects (coworkers) that beets were in them and no one knew the wiser 🙂 All Natural Red Velvet Cupcakes Makes approx. 24 cupcakes 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 […]

Strawberry^2 Cupcakes

Strawberry^2 Cupcakes

  Macerated Strawberries 1 carton (16 oz) of strawberries, sliced in half ¼ cup of sugar Mix strawberries and sugar in a container and have them sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, preferably 24 hours. Blend the macerated strawberries Strawberry Cupcakes Ingredients […]

Pistachio Macarons

Pistachio Macarons

Pistachio Macarons (Makes around 25 -30 Macarons) 160g powder sugar 100g ground almonds 60g ground pistachios Green food dye (I use gel) 4 medium egg whites (separate into 2 batches, second batch needs to be aged for 24 hours or 8-10 seconds in the microwave) 160g granulated […]

Forever Alone Cupcakes (Salty Caramel)

Forever Alone Cupcakes (Salty Caramel)

So I asked my co-workers what type of cupcakes would they like for valentines day and one replied facetiously “How about human tears?” Well, I never turn down a challenge so here we are Forever Alone Cupcakes (or a brown sugar cupcake with vanilla buttercream and […]

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

I had a bad day, so the best way to fix it is through chocolate. Cupcake Ingredients 2-1/2 cups  milk ½ pound of butter, cubed 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon […]

Champagne Sugar Cookies

Champagne Sugar Cookies

I got some left over champagne so I figured I make some cookies. So I decided to modify my favorite sugar cookie recipe, which I’m sure you’ll see me put up one day, by removing the eggs and adding a cup of champagne. Which 1 makes the […]