Serving Holiday Desserts

Setting a 4th Of July Table

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Fourth Of July!  We kept it pretty simple, enjoyed some pool time, had some burgers on the grill, and enjoyed The “Wave Your Flag” cake from Kraft that I made. I wanted to share a few tips that I used for serving my Wave Your Flag Cake.   click to read more

Red, White And Blue Flag Cake

Red White And Blue Cake

I have a super fun (not to mention easy) Red, White and Blue Flag Cake to share with you, the Wave Your Flag “Cake” from the folks at Kraft.  A fun and summery twist on cake that is perfect to serve at your Fourth Of July parties, picnics or get togethers. This cake brings together click to read more

Double Chocolate Cupcakes

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Calling all chocolate lovers, these chocolate cupcakes are for you! I made these chocolate cupcakes this weekend for my mom’s birthday.  My mom is not a fan of anything vanilla, it’s all about chocolate for her.  I’m not sure where I get my intense love of vanilla from, as it certainly would not be from click to read more

Cookies And Cream Cake

Oreo Cookie Cake

Life is full of hard decisions.  What to for a living, where to live, who to marry, what to name your kids, making chocolate cake or vanilla cake, things like that.   For the first few, I’m afraid you are own your own, but when it comes to chocolate cake or vanilla cake, I say go click to read more

Éclair Cake

Easy Eclair Cake

While summertime entertaining often means big get togethers with family and friends, sometimes it’s much simpler than that.  Sometimes celebrating summer means time spent at home with the family.  While I love to get together with others, sometimes I really enjoy just hanging out at home with our family and doing little things to make click to read more

Graham Cracker Éclair “Cake”

Easy Eclair Cake

Ready for another delicious no bake, easy to make treat, that is perfect for summer?  How about a Graham Cracker Éclair “Cake”? This is so easy, let me show you how it’s made. You only need a few ingredients to make this sweet summer dessert.  HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding, milk, click to read more

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Vanilla Bean Cinnamon Cupcakes

I have a great cupcake recipe for you today, with a really fabulous flavor combo – cinnamon and vanilla bean, two of my favorites.  These cupcakes are a delicious and fun, yet very easy twist, on vanilla or yellow cupcakes. I wanted to come up with a few different cupcake flavors this week to make click to read more

Mini Easter Cakes

Easter Cakes

While I love to make cupcakes, one of my favorite small treats to make are mini cakes.   Not much larger than a cupcake, they are perfect for individual servings, but there is something super sweet about them.   These are perfect for Easter and would look darling on an Easter table. This isn’t so much a click to read more

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes-3

One of my favorite Easter desserts is carrot cake.  Such a delicious moist cake, with great texture, a bit of spice and the real star of the show, the cream cheese frosting. Carrot cake is one of those cakes that seems to get tucked away with the Easter recipes, but really is a great year click to read more

Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

I have some delicious cupcakes for you today that really don’t fall under the “less is more” way of thinking, Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes.   Well, to be even more specific, these are actually Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Truffle Cupcakes, but *that* might be a bit of a lengthy title, so we’ll click to read more

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Creative cupcake flavors are always fun, but sometimes you just need a simple, classic chocolate cupcake.   Or dark chocolate cupcake, as we always prefer dark chocolate in our treats. Simple, sweet – but not too sweet, and just perfect, the chocolate cupcake.  I love the brown tulip cupcake liners I used for these.  They are click to read more

St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

St Patricks Day Cupcakes

How about some fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes?   Chocolate cupcakes with white chocolate mint frosting to be exact!   The frosting is all kinds of amazing and it is the star of the show. And that fun little glittery shamrock cupcake topper?  That’s simply a piece of green taffy, rolled out, cut with a click to read more

Rose Cake

Gluten Free Rose Cake

I’ve said it a few times, a cake decorator I am not.  But after long admiring the beautiful rose cakes that Amanda, the blogger behind I Am Baker, makes, I decided to study her tutorials closely and finally try making a rose cake myself.   I Am Baker was right, her rose cakes really are click to read more