Stars & Stripes Cupcakes

Stars and stripes forever! This Independence Day, I put together a simple and fun cupcake that is super festive and contains a sweet surprise! These beautiful cupcakes are inspired by dazzling fireworks and shimmering stars that light up the night sky every July 4th. To start, bake up a batch of your favorite chocolate or…

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Cupcakes

Happy Father’s Day to all of the great fathers out there! And an especially happy day to my own Dad-Dad-Daddio (my Back to the Future nickname for him). My Dad is a super fun guy who, when he gets an idea, will do whatever it takes to make that happen. Pretty sure I get a…

Lovely Lime Cupcakes

As St. Patrick’s Day approached this year, I pondered what flavor of cupcake I could produce that could be colored green but also flavored with something naturally green. And, since broccoli cupcakes do not sound very appetizing to me, it proved to be a slight challenge. But after searching for some “Pinspiration”, I formulated an…

Cherry Heart Scones

Oh, how I love a good tea time! My husband is awesome and enjoys going to tea with me on special occasions. For our first Valentine’s Day when we were dating, he took me to the best tearoom in town and we were both blown away by their Valentine’s menu! Among other delicious things, they…

Valentine Donut Cupcakes

This past week, I had some fun experimenting with an exciting idea and a new mini donut maker! I eagerly awaited the arrival of my Amazon package containing this new piece of kitchen equipment. Then over the weekend, I got in the kitchen and began crafting this Valentine-themed creation. All of the components came together…