Category Archives: Cakes & Cupcakes

Heavenly White Cake

I learned a lesson today that I hope finally sinks in~ I keep finding, making, and trying “new” recipes on-line, looking to improve recipes that I already LOVE. I have been disappointed time & time again. Not that the recipes … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes {No Melt}

My 5th grade daughter requested 1 dozen flooded sugar cookies for a lunch recess picnic with her friends TOMORROW – the thing with royal icing flooded cookies is DRYING time. She felt bad because she had told everyone she would … Continue reading

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The Best “accidental” Chocolate Cupcakes Ever

What were to be Malt Shop aka. “chocolate/malt” cupcakes turned out better as chocolate cupcakes… the batter was oh, so yummy – but even yummy tasting batter doesn’t always mean yummy tasting cake. However, after filling the cupcake liners, I … Continue reading

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Boiled (7 minute) Frosting

I wasn’t impressed with the recipe that I used for the muffins/cupcakes, but I really like the photos.  The frosting is very light and airy and the photo was taken to show-it-off.  I know the cake part looks out of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Coffeecake Bars

  The smell of these bars say, “Hello Fall” and one bite says, “I’m so glad you’re here!” It’s no secret that I love the long, lazy days of summer and Fall just signals the end. While I doubt that … Continue reading

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Apple Cake {mini}

This apple cake is good, really good! I spent a lot of time experimenting with different apple cake versions and sadly, 2 of them ended up in the garbage {gasp}. I can’t recall the last time I threw something I … Continue reading

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Root Beer Float Cupcakes

I should’ve known better… but I did it anyway. Or rather, didn’t do it. I didn’t take photographs of these cupcakes, I planned to make them again for my son’s birthday (except, go figure, he’s just like me in that … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

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First, I know that my photography skills are lacking, but they are improving if only ever so slightly at least I hope/think that they are. Aside from lack of experience, not using/owning a DSLR, nor an iPhone either… the biggest … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar {mini} Cupcakes

Butter, Sugar & Cinnamon in tiny bite sized packages. What’s not to love about that? I made these for my daughter’s soccer team, suffice it to say they were a hit, since 1 mini cupcake left each girl wanting another … Continue reading

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Angel Food Cake w/mini Chocolate Chips

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As much as I enjoy making cake from scratch, I’m not much of a cake eater. (I feel the same way about pan”cakes”.) When offered a slice of cake, I either politely decline or eat the frosting & filling leaving … Continue reading

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