Gold Medal Cupcakes

Ever four years the world comes together to watch the best athletes across the globe compete during the Summer Olympics. Since these athletes spent hours grinding away to prepare for Rio, the least we can do is spend a few minutes creating some Olympics-themed desserts to enjoy while we sit on the couch and watch them. Ingredients…

Sweetest Watermelon on the Block

It turns out that today is National Watermelon Day. While yes, watermelon is delicious on it’s own, it’s even better when it’s sitting on top of a cupcake. And actually, it’s even better when your watermelon is made out of pound cake, icing, candy and chocolate! Ingredients 12 mini cupcakes A tub of vanilla frosting…

Beary Nice Beach Day

The sun is out and beach season is in full swing. Maybe you’re spending your weekends perfecting your tan while waves are crashing at your feet. Maybe you just dream of being there every time you look at the beautiful beach sunset picture on your desktop. Either way, these little beachy cupcakes are sure to leave a smile…

When It Snows, Bake Cupcakes!

For those of you living in the NYC area, you are probably more than ready to put away your shovels and pull out your flip flops. We know we are! The one good thing about snowy weather is that you’re locked inside with lots of time to bake. Looking for a perfect snowy weather treat…

PEACHY KEEN DONUTS

Peach season is going full blast. With a kitchen full of peaches, it was time to make some donuts! Of course, we couldn’t leave them unadorned so a crumb topping was a must. The recipe follows: PEACHY KEEN DONUTS Makes 12 donuts Ingredients for Donuts Spray on oil 2 cups diced peaches 1 cup granulated sugar 1/3…

Barnyard Beauties

These adorable cupcakes can put a smile on anyone’s face. They were served at a child’s birthday party but would  work just as well for a picnic at a farm or a rustic barnyard wedding . Children of all ages were horsing around and tweeting for more!

Red, White and Blueberry Cupcakes

When it comes to holidays, my childhood was filled with holiday themed desserts, appetizers and party decorations. With July 4th right around the corner, here is an easy and patriotic dessert for you to bring to the dinner table. RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY CUPCAKES   Ingredients 12 Cupcakes Container of vanilla frosting 12 blueberries 1/2…

Hats Off to Graduation Cap Donuts

Congratulations to all 2014 graduates and their friends and families. It’s graduation season and another excuse for a party. Keeping with the graduation theme, we came up with graduation cap donuts! These donuts are easy to prepare and make a great presentation. Display them on a platter with mini diplomas or on a glass platter…

Linzer Torte : Torte-ally Delicious

This blog focuses on food that puts a smile on your face. Linzer tortes aren’t funny, but I thought it was funny that I had a sudden craving for one! I’ve never been a fan of fruit preserves or jelly stuffed baked goods but I wanted a linzer torte now. I fondly remembered a homemade…

Toffee Caramel Apple Donuts

Toffee bits and caramel sauce, what could be bad? Absolutely nothing! I decided to convert my favorite apple cake recipe into donuts. And what better way to finish them off than by adding toffee bits for texture and caramel sauce for taste? Voila, my standby apple cake was elevated to a special treat!   Toffee…