Thin Mint Cupcakes

It's time for my close up

Girl Scout Cookie cupcakes are a thing.  So much a thing that I’ve even made them before via the Samoa variety.  I did some intense research about the Girl Scouts of America, by the way, about the whole Caramel deLites … Continue reading

“The One With the Trifle”

Oh la la

So Boston Cream Pie is what one typically refers to as a casual dessert.  Delicious gloopy-gloppy vanilla pastry cream, melty chocolate ganache, all stuffed and layered within/ontop of a light airy sponge cake. Well, I don’t know if you guessed it … Continue reading

Big Baking Bridal Shower!

*nudge nudge* Check out the towel.  It's got ... CUPCAKES on it!! :D

Here’s the official shout out to my FUTURE SISTER Yana! (in law? formalities…)  This weekend was her Bridal Shower, a big joint effort on behalf of myself, my sister, and my aunt Sharon (BIG smiles Auntie Sharon, you’re FAMOUS) which means … Continue reading

Baking, Blogging, and Catching Up

"Happy Holiday" … s? Only saw this now.

I’ve been a very bad blogger.  It hit me, when I was, wait for it, SNOWBOARDING the other day, that I haven’t been blogging in ages! I can’t exactly figure out why I was thinking about blogging at that point, … Continue reading

Post Thanksgiving Pot-Luck Lunch

Golden Brown!

This week was the week of eating, eating, and eating some more!  Between Hanukkah and Thanksgiving (thanksukkah), work parties and leftovers, I know my oven was being utilized daily!  Throw in a late November birthday (Happy 28th birthday to my older … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Pretzels – Cupcakes

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Cupcakes

There’s a surprise – More cupcakes! (… & more movie quotes!) You know how sometimes, we plan things (like, uh – recipes), and then do research and manage to go to the grocery store AHEAD of time… it’s like the … Continue reading

Spooky Halloween Werewolf Cupcakes!

SCARY!!

Happy Halloween to all my festive foodies out there!  Last week, there was a spooky bake-off at work; …uh OF COURSE I’m going to participate, was that even a real question?  The idea was to be spooky and scary in … Continue reading

Holy Cannoli, Cake

Sliced Almonds and Regular Chocolate Chips to Garnish

See I told you September is a baking month! (Whatever, it’s October right now, but I’m in slight denial.)  To be fair this was served the VERY end of the month so – compromise.  Regardless, it was such a fun … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Perfection

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You may be surprised to see peanut butter coming from my kitchen, especially since most of you know my mother has a let’s-call-it strong aversion to THE BEST FOOD EVER.  What that really means is that I’ve been banned from using … Continue reading

Apple Butter Challah for Rosh Hashanah

Perfection

L’Shanah tovah to all my jewish foodies out there! And for the rest of you who might be curious or confused, here’s a completely awesome buzzfeed article about Rosh Hashanah.  (Hint – 15 Things every Jew wants you to know.)   Right, … Continue reading

The Chocolate Cake to End All Cakes

Layer 4 & 5: Mocha Coffee Cream and Cake again!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I think I may have overdid it this time.  That’s the funny thing about me and baking; I think and plot and plan these recipes for weeks on end, working myself into a tizzy with … Continue reading

The Unfaithful Baker

The beginning of my indiscretion.

I have a confession to make.  I’ve been cheating on you.  I swear I didn’t mean anything by it!  I PROMISE it won’t happen again! What happened was that things just got so crazy, and before I knew what was … Continue reading

Faking it – Hostess Style

Faux!

Growing up, we were all about eating healthy and fresh food.  Let me clarify that by saying clearly there was baking in my childhood! I mean, hello, this baketress (as my sister awesomely coined me) had to taste goodies at … Continue reading

Angel Food Cake

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So when I say ‘Angel Food Cake‘ the flavor that my taste buds conquer up is typically, well let’s call a spade a spade and say, underwhelming.  Usually its that light, bland, but slightly sweet, with a strawberry kick.  In … Continue reading