Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Boston Cream Pie Cupcake

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 … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Sugar Cookie Bars

White Chocolate Sugar Cookie Bars

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 … [Read more...]

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Whipped Cream Frosting


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 … [Read more...]

Jam-Filled Yellow Cupcakes with Fudge Frosting

Pies are the New CupcakeHave 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 … [Read more...]

The Best One-Bowl Yellow Cake Recipe

Best One-bowl Yellow Cake

This is a charming one-bowl yellow cake recipe that I imagine my Grandma might have made. The recipe comes out of a McCall's book published 100 years ago in 1910. A recipe that's stood the test of time. … [Read more...]