Up until last weekend, I hadn't baked in, oh, three months, maybe? I don't know why I stayed away from it for so long; maybe it was a lack of time, maybe it was the same burn-out that affected my writing, or maybe it was something else entirely. Regardless, I dove back into it over… Continue reading It’s been a while
I made these chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream frosting the same weekend I made last week's cupcakes. And while the cupcake itself was good, I think it was the frosting that made them my second favourite. It was creamy, sweet, and chocolaty--everything you want on top of a chocolate cupcake. It was easy to make,… Continue reading Chocolate on chocolate
Oh, cupcakes. They're one of my favourite desserts to make. I just love everything about them, from the cake itself, to any little decorations that may sit on top. That particular cupcake up there is fairly simple: a vanilla cupcake with a Baileys buttercream frosting. But you know what? It was delicious. The other two… Continue reading Sweet little cupcake
How does that old saying go? "Sugar and spice and everything nice?" That sounds about right--and like the perfect way to describe this Cinnamon and Honey Cream Cheese Frosting.
They make such a good combination, don't you think? This pie seemed to take that a step further, though I can't say for sure. I made it for a fundraiser at work, so I didn't actually get to try it myself. Well, not in its entirety, at least. There was chocolate custard left after I… Continue reading Strawberries and chocolate