You know who I love? Sweetapolita. How fun and gorgeous is her blog? She posted these one bowl chocolate cupcakes with "cloud frosting." These are amazing- light and fluffy, moist and chocolatey. And this frosting is a new fave- butter and sugar beaten together, add melted chocolate and vanilla. It comes together in less than … Continue reading One Bowl Chocolate Cupcakes
Can someone please tell me when St Patrick's Day became a real holiday where you have to stage a leprechaun visit at your house, create shenanigans that said leprechaun did, and leave treats and goodies for your kids? I was getting a little annoyed with the whole Elf on the Shelf thing at Christmas this … Continue reading TWD- Irish Soda Bread
Seriously, I've made 6 of these?!! This was for Olivia, who turned 3. The birthday girl's family put on figures of the characters. The tower is made of rice krispy treats. Cakes were strawberry and chocolate, filled with strawberry cream cheese buttercream.
How do you like brownies? Thin and a little hard (well-cooked)? Thick and chewy? Edges? Middles? I've long been resigned to the fact that, for my tastes, the best brownies come from mixes. Seriously. How yummy are the brownies that have that flaky crisp top, chewy and moist in the middle? I feel I've given … Continue reading King Arthur Flour Brownies
A few months ago, I received a Bounce Dryer Bar to try out. It's a dryer bar that you stick in your dryer so you don't have to worry about dryer sheets. I received the 4 month Outdoor Fresh bar. I was skeptical at first- the product claims to last about 4 months, but it … Continue reading Bounce Dryer Bar
I know this statement will cause all sorts of outrage, but I don't get the appeal of Texas Sheet Cake. It's just an inferior chocolate cake. Thin, powdered sugary frosting... what's the point? My anti-Texas Sheet Cake attitude has bled into other sheet cakes as well. But a couple weeks ago, we were watching Pioneer … Continue reading Red Velvet Sheet Cake
Whew, TWD is now only every two weeks, and those weeks seem to go by quickly! We're back this week with Rugelach, a cookie made of sour cream or cream cheese dough and filled with dried fruit, nuts, fruit preserves, cinnamon, chocolate, among others.This recipe starts with a cream cheese dough, made of flour, cream cheese and … Continue reading TWD- Rugelach