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