Pretty Pink Chambord Frosting

Like most Girly-Girls, I love pink things, including pink food. And with two Mini Girly-Girls of my own, I get to indulge pink food requests on a semi-regular basis. I made Strawberry Cream Cheese back in the spring, and for my oldest Girly-Girl’s fifth birthday, she requested strawberry No-Bake Cake Batter Truffles. Heck, I even made pink bubble soap last summer to satisfy their need to have all things pink. A few weeks ago I bought a bottle of Chambord {Read More}

Throw Back Thursday ~ Mojito Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

Seriously – yum.  I don’t even know if I need to introduce these delicious looking cupcakes – but they are perfect for the upcoming St. Paddy’s Day celebrations!  Enjoy! ~ Heather I’m sure most of you have tried the tasty highball drink made with rum, muddled mint leaves, sugar and lime. If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out! Inspired by the mojito (pronounced “moHEEtoe”) these cupcakes are a nice switch from the usual mint goodies that are abundant as {Read More}

Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

One of my absolute favorite flavor combinations is chocolate and peanut butter. They really are “two great tastes that taste great together,” just as the Reese’s® slogan from the ’80s touted. I had been itching to bake a cake, but didn’t know what kind. Then I remembered the beyond-delicious chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting my best friend and I used to buy by the slice at our hometown’s farmer’s market. It was baked by an old-order Mennonite woman and {Read More}

Easy Custom Cupcakes with Homemade Buttercream Frosting

I always love making cupcakes and cakes for my kids’ birthdays and this year I wanted to share these Easy Custom Cupcakes I made for my daughter’s 6th birthday party. I am not into fondant or doing overly complicated, fussy things for my kids birthday cakes or cupcakes, but I always try to do something a little bit more original. When my daughter wanted a My Little Pony themed party I started scouring the internet for ideas and found these {Read More}

Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream

If you LOVE lime, you are going to love these Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream.  The sweet and tartness of these compliment each other so well.  I am usually not a fan of citrus with extra sweet things, but I think the lime buttercream won me over this time.  I know they aren’t lime green, but I prefer to see the lovely green specks of the lime zest rather than artificial glowing green frosting. Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Buttercream are {Read More}