Baby Shower Cupcakes

Recently, we celebrated a happy occasion – the upcoming birth of a baby boy! – for one of my co-workers. I actually scoured local Michael’s, Targets, and Wal-Marts for baby themed cupcake toppers (didn’t have time to order anything online) and when I couldn’t find anything in stores (I mean nothing…not even a rattle mold, […]

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Pretty In Pink

I hosted a jewelry party for my girlfriends a couple years ago (can’t believe it was a couple years ago, and can’t believe it’s taken me this long to post pictures of some of these baking (mis)adventures)! I made my favorite Devil’s Food cake cupcakes and frosted them with pastel colors ( just a regular […]

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Cookie Monster Oreo Cake

For my sister’s birthday, I knew I wanted to make her a cake that featured her favorite food group: OREOS. I applied my typical cookie variation on Devil’s Food cakes and added Oreo crumbles and mini chocolate chips. After the cake had cooled down, I set about creating Cookie Monster. I frosted two Oreos with […]

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Shark Cake!

I’ve noted my shark obsession before. This was a self-serving birthday cake I made for my husband. I mean, he isn’t complaining because he got to eat it, but clearly, the decorations were really for me! My husband had found these adorable plastic sharks and I couldn’t wait to put them to good use. You […]

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Devil’s Food Cupcakes

As you can see, I make a lot of Devil’s Food cupcakes. I mean…a lot. And I always try to come up with new ways to frost and decorate them…as well as different flavor combos. The picture on the left was the most recent version I made. This one was a “cookies and cream” version […]

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Devil’s Food, PB Cups and Cinnamon Chocolate Frosting

I was testing out a few flavor options and came across a Mexican chocolate frosting recipe. I thought to myself…I wonder how it would be if I just omitted the chile and kept the cinnamon? The end result was a frosting that I could totally eat right out of the bowl (this may be before […]

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Bavarian Forest Bundt Cake

During the holidays, nothing screams ‘festive’ like a good old fashioned bundt cake. When I was wondering around the mall Christmas shopping with my husband, I noticed that the William-Sonoma was going out of business (thankfully not the entire company, just this particular location). As such, they were having a 25% off sale and I […]

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