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Cookies 'n' Cream Cupcakes

Cookies 'n' Cream Cupcakes

  One of my favorite baking blogs almost always starts with a box mix and then "doctors it up" with other ingredients and flavors
Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Cotton Candy Buttercream3 oz cotton candy (about half of bag)4 tbsp butter at room temp3 c powdered sugar3 tbsp milkBlend butter in mixing bowl or about 30 seconds until creamy, add 2 1/2 c shredded cotton candy and beat until incorporated ( The mixture will be blue and grainy). I had 1/2 of a can of white canned frosting so I added half of it to my cotton candy frosting in the decorating bag to give it it's swirl
Skinny Funfetti Cheesecake

Skinny Funfetti Cheesecake

One of my favorite things in this world is and has always been Funfetti anything. My first attempt at creating this skinny cheesecake recipe was a total flop
30 Before 30: The BIG Day!!

30 Before 30: The BIG Day!!

The ‘death’ of my youth. And, according to my younger sister, “disgusting. I patiently waited while the lemons & vodka of my limoncello infused together
a Cookie Monster Cake and a Tutorial for Sesame Street Cupcakes

a Cookie Monster Cake and a Tutorial for Sesame Street Cupcakes

I wanted to make these with easy to obtain, yummy ingredients, so there's no fondant or gum paste involved, just candy, fruit leather, marshmallows, cookies, cake and frosting - all things that kids like to eat - and a few hours of your time to pull it all together
Blueberry Bliss Cocktail for Julie

Blueberry Bliss Cocktail for Julie

Knowing how much fun she is, I started channeling my inner Julie, coming up with the type of cocktail she would want served at her bridal shower
Mocha Rum Cake with Cappuccino Rum Buttercream

Mocha Rum Cake with Cappuccino Rum Buttercream

Every breath I took froze inside my scarf, leaving little ice crystals against my lips. Lately I’ve been dreaming of a rummy, chocolaty cake, ironically just when someone e-mailed me to ask if I had a recipe for rum cake, but I hadn’t had a chance to make it yet
patriotic strawberries ♥

patriotic strawberries ♥

my popular recipes ♥. So I always buy Frosty Paws for dogs in the summer, and I thought why not make my own
Foodbuzz Fest: New Friends and Fab Food

Foodbuzz Fest: New Friends and Fab Food

I chose to save my posting until I got back mainly because once I hit the hotel room I was practically asleep both from a food and drink induced coma as well as from my travels beginning to catch up with me