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

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

German Chocolate Cake Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cake Cupcakes

Let’s talk German Chocolate Cake. It is not just any cake, German Chocolate Cake is my husband’s favorite cake.  And today happens be my husband’s birthday. German Chocolate Cake is the cake I brought him on his 21st birthday (note I didn’t say “made” – small technical detail), the day that is also known as click to read more

Dark Chocolate Chunk Cream Cheese Cake

Dark Chocolate Chunk Cream Cheese Cake Recipe

Dark Chocolate.  Cream Cheese.  Cake.   Yeah, I think that sounds like a pretty darn delicious combo.   And trust me, it is.  This Dark Chocolate Chunk Cream Cheese Cake is simple to make, but a nice change on your average cakes and bars (it comes out a bit of something in between).   They are wonderfully rich click to read more

Luscious Lemon Poke Cake For Mother’s Day

A Lovely Lemon Cake at Love From The Oven

As we head into summer (okay, in Arizona we are probably doing that a little earlier than some), all I can think about baking these days are lemon and lime desserts.   Just great refreshing flavors that are perfect for special occasions such as Mother’s Day, graduations, Memorial Day, Father’s Day (you know, all of those click to read more

No Bake Pound Cake Push Pops

No Bake Pound Cake Push Pops by Love From The Oven

The fun dessert trend of push pops doesn’t seem to be slowing down – if anything it’s really taking hold!   I was excited to find Push Pop containers at my local Target recently, which of course means that some followed me home. Somehow that always happens at Target.  :)   While there are SO many things click to read more

Buttery Bundt Cake For St. Patrick’s Day

Buttery Bundt Cake for St. Patrick's Day by Love From The Oven

Over the weekend I decided to re-create a bundt cake that I made last year for St. Patrick’s Day… Such a fun colorful cake, and I have to give all the credit for the idea on this one to the amazing Cooking With Sugar.  She makes some of the funnest cakes ever.   Go check out click to read more

Happy 60th Anniversary PEEPS!

Anniversary PEEPS Cupcakes by Love From The Oven

Someone has a special occasion coming up… Those sweet little PEEPS – it’s their 60th Anniversary!   Congratulations PEEPS!    Clearly they need a cake, I mean 60 is a big deal!   Well, and they need cupcakes, why stop at cake when you can also have cupcakes? I found these sweet little brightly colored anniversary PEEPS at click to read more

Pink Velvet Valentine’s Day Cake

Pink Velvet Valentine Cake by Love From The Oven

Wanted to share a super simple sweet little Valentine’s Day Cake with you… This cake uses one of my favorite recipes – Pink Velvet!    The recipe is for cupcakes, so for a cake you’ll need to add some time to your baking and keep a close eye on it.   I tend to bake my click to read more