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Flower Garden Cupcakes 7

Flower Garden Cupcakes

I don’t even know what to call these cupcakes.  Cupcake Blossoms? Flower Pot Cupcakes?  Flower Garden Cupcakes? Here’s the deal…I had an idea. The good news is…I like ideas.  The bad news…almost all my...

Anniversary Cake, March 2013 0

Anniversary Cake, March 2013

 Happy Anniversary to us!!  My husband and I celebrated twenty-six years of marriage – consecutively, to each other.  We are life partners and we’re still in love. This is us, October 2012 Riding a...

Taco Night! 0

Taco Night!

The frosting on this is…pitiful. Instead, let’s focus on the tacos because the icing is just too embarassing.  A  short while back, our youngest and her friends declared they neededanother Taco Night at...

Starbucks Cupcake 2

Starbucks Cupcake

The Chocolate Mocha Caramel Macchiato Cupcake with Chocolate Mocha Ganache and Vanilla Buttercream topped with Caramel Sauce. Whew! That’s a mouthful!  And I loved creating it.  This was inspired by our walk down the...

My Big Fat Cupcake Event 5

My Big Fat Cupcake Event

While I’m busy baking and creating a new cupcake (Chocolate Mocha Caramel Macchiato with Chocolate Mocha Ganache and Vanilla Buttercream topped with Caramel sauce), I want to blog about a different cupcake event. My...

Citrus Neapolitan Cake 7

Citrus Neapolitan Cake

The Citrus Neapolitan Cake.  This is a cake I’ve been thinking about for a long time.  It’s such an effort (bake three cakes, make four batches of frosting)…that I wanted to make it when...

Memorial Day Test Kitchen 0

Memorial Day Test Kitchen

Here’s a snapshot on our wedding day, 1987.I was totally rockin’ the Princess Diana look. Today seemed as good a day as any to fire up the test kitchen in search of the perfect...

Ingredients, Schmedients 0

Ingredients, Schmedients

  Family photo…most of the primary dry ingredients I use in baking (of course Mascarpone is an exception in this snapshot and the shelf-stable whipping cream has a six-month longevity).   When I started...

Bubblegum and End Bits 0

Bubblegum and End Bits

Yesterday while writing a new blog post, I was busy…..baking cupcakes.  This is evidence that I’m growing as a baker.  I can do two things at the same time as long as one thing...

Any Cake Worth Baking… 0

Any Cake Worth Baking…

Gently, I tip-toed into the waters of cupcakery by baking and constructing a two-tier cake for a church event.  I don’t think ‘gentle’ and ‘two-tiers’ go together – but, that’s how it felt.  Anyway, the reason...