Sun’s Out Buns Out

Nope, not talking about a streaking party here. Instead, we’re just going to stick to cupcakes this time around. Now that BBQ season is heating up, these hotdog cupcakes are the perfect dessert for your next event. Ingredients 12 mini cupcakes 1 pound cake 12 red Starbursts 1 yellow icing tube 1 tub of chocolate 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…

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…

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…

Show Me the Bunny – Take 2

Come on Bunny donut, light my fire… Looks like this bunny has an identity crisis! Why am I so addicted to having fun with this little bunny donut? Acting as a pseudo psychologist, I’m examining my childhood. Growing up, I could never have a furry pet because my father was “allergic” to animals. After numerous…

Show Me the Bunny

Spring is in the air and that means Easter is around the corner. The markets are filling with colorful holiday candy, Nestle’s is offering Limited Edition pink and yellow morsels, and my local garden center is selling live chicks! We decided to start preparing for Easter by creating little bunny donuts. We quickly realized that…