A chocolate cake so sinful they call it Devil’s Food. For the life of me I don’t know why because eating a slice will erase any devilish thoughts completely from your mind while satisfying the most urgent of chocolate cravings. Laced with cocoa, the cake is dark, rich and sweet.
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]
I have a sweet treat of a recipe today for Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting and a short tutorial on how to fill a cupcake. Because everyone should know how. It’s important for getting the perfect ratio of frosting to cupcake with every bite. And for preventing ‘dry cake syndrome’ that cupcakes are notoriously known for. While some focus their attention on the cake –… [Read more]
This is a classic recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes with a coconut flavor twist thrown in. They are frosted with a sour cream frosting and dusted with more coconut over top. The inspiration for them came when I was snowed in for five long days last week. I was craving sweet and uncomplicated. Nothing fancy. Just a little something to enjoy with a hot cup of… [Read more]
Apples and Apple Cider are two classic Fall Favorites that I can’t help butLove. One of the things I look forward to eating at this time of year is fresh apple cake. This one uses both my favorites and carries the apple cider through in the cake, filling, and icing; along with the deep, caramel flavor of the brown sugar. A triple treat for your… [Read more]
My Iron Cupcake entry for this month is Banana Pecan Spice mini-cupcakes with white chocolate chips and a cinnamon cream cheese frosting.