Chocolate cupcakes are topped with a sticky-sweet marshmallow frosting for a tempting and irresistible treat. Light and fluffy, like miniature clouds, they will go far in curing your chocolate or sweets craving!
I thought it only right I make a cupcake version of a pie after I waxed poetic about pies being the new cupcake. The only problem? It’s a pie in name only. Boston cream pie is a delectable concoction of vanilla cake filled with pastry cream and covered in chocolate ganache. It was created by a chef at the Parker House Hotel in Boston and… [Read more]
I don’t know from whence or where these came, only that they are exceptionally sweet and charming little treats. I took a seemingly plain sugar cookie bar recipe and dressed it up with white chocolate and walnuts then covered it in a pretty, pink, strawberry frosting. I searched far and wide for the origin of the cookie bar recipe only to trace it from blog… [Read more]
Lemon cupcakes are a delightful mix of sweet and subtle tartness in a dense, moist cake topped with a light and fluffy lemon whipped cream frosting. Lemon completely takes over a vanilla cupcake so that every bite is full of zesty lemon flavor that lingers on in your mouth even after the last bite is eaten!
Pies are the New Cupcake Have you heard? Pies are the new ‘it’ dessert. Yes, it’s true, the word on the street is cupcakes are on their way out. Part of me cried to hear the news and another, secret part of me, silently cheered. While I love a cupcake as much as one possibly can without asking it to marry me, I’m ready for… [Read more]
This cake is highly reminiscent of a Devil Dog. Remember those from your lunchbox days? Or maybe you eat them now and no memory is needed. They weren’t my favorite. I was all about Funny Bones. Chocolate cakes with a peanut butter filling enrobed in a shell-like milk chocolate frosting. Those were my idea of heaven. The Devil Dog was my Mom’s favorite. A few… [Read more]
I have been wanting to make this recipe ever since my September issue of Saveur arrived. It contains an article written by Dana Bowen that attempts to trace the history of brownies. I say attempt because there is no sure origin. It could be a fire in a Chicago hotel caused a harried cook to combine cookie batter with cake mix. Does anyone else see… [Read more]