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I love anything gingerbread! I almost love it more than pumpkin flavor (gasp!). Also, anything that has some sort of caramel topping is a 10 in my book! This gingerbread bundt cake with pear caramel glaze instantly stood out to me over on the  M&T Spotlight page! Kristin from Pastry Affair shares this mouth watering recipe with […]

The Beauty of Brown Butter

by Lindsey on October 5, 2011

I’m always late for the party. And I was really late coming to the brown butter party. I thought, “Meh. It’s just melted butter.”  Then I made this cake…and it changed my life. I never exaggerate about these types of things. If you haven’t tried brown butter, you’re missing out. If you have never heard […]

Apple Cupcakes, Cute As Ever

by Marie on September 9, 2011

It’s September, so apples are on the brain, can you tell? With apple cards, candy apples, yarn apples, I can’t seem to get enough. Well, as I was browsing Pinterest, which I’m addicted to, I came across this post from Muses of Megret on baking your cupcakes into Valentine hearts. It’s such a cute and […]

Here I go again…more mini versions of things! Remember the pumpkin pie, meatloaf, and pop-up pancakes? Ya, I know, I can’t seem to get enough of the mini. And I’m sure there will be more mini things to come. Today’s new mini are brownies! These are the perfect little bite-sized treat. I’m not a fan […]

I remember when my mom would make Lemon Bars for parties. It was hard to wait for the gooey filling to cool enough to cut them into bars. Sometimes if I was lucky she’d let me sprinkle them with powdered sugar and I’d try my best not to get it all over the place.  My […]

I just spotted this fabulous tutorial from over at the M&T Spotlight. Prudent Baby shows us all how to ice a cake in this fabulously detailed tutorial (I love me some detailed photos and instructions!) I might have to crack out the cake pans and spatulas this weekend.

Saturday Spotlight: Cupcakes

by Marie on January 29, 2011

Mmm, Mmm, Cupcakes! What fun submissions for cupcakes from the M&T Spotlight. I’m happy to share a few that stuck out to me, but please search over at the Spotlight to see all the yummy cupcakes shared! Next week is hearts, so if you’ve got a fun craft, project, or food item using hearts of […]

Tis’ the season for holiday treats! And these festive cupcakes are no exception. I was inspired from my cute niece, Laurel’s spring flower cupcakes to create these Christmas style marshmallow toppers for the holidays. Supplies for Sugared Marshmallow Cupcake Toppers: frosted cupcakes mini marshmallows kitchen scissors sugar crystals (aka sprinkles, the really fine kind) 1. […]

Maybe you’ve got a craving for some cherry pie, or is it apple, maybe it’s pumpkin! Well, you can satisfy all these cravings with this one MONSTER dessert by Charles Phoenix called the CherPumPle! I know. It’s crazy. Crazy enough that I can’t wait to try it!! I don’t know if I’ll go as far […]

This has got to be one of the most fun summer cakes I’ve ever seen. This Snorkeler Cake from Family Fun would be a hit at any summer party you have planned!

I love a good cupcake. The kind where by the last bite you need a glass of milk, the kind where it’s almost a meal in itself, or the kind where the cake is just as good as the frosting (sometimes that’s hard to do)! Below are a few yummy looking homemade cupcakes that I’m […]

Peaches are my very favorite summer fruit.  (Nectarines come in second.)  I have been buying (and eating) peaches by the dozen.  We simply cannot get enough of our beloved local peaches. Most of the time we eat them out-of-hand with the juice dripping to our elbows.  A few have made their way into frozen desserts […]

Microwave Cake in Minutes

by Marie on September 24, 2008

Here is the recipe for Chocolate Cake in 5 Minutes. I promise, it really works! Once I saw it, I knew I had to try it. I love this cake for two reasons: First, you get cake in 5 minutes instead of 25 minutes (I just can’t wait 20 more minutes!) Second, there’s no left […]

Today’s my birthday. Yes, another year older and hopefully wiser too! A fun little fact about me… today is my husband’s birthday as well – he’s just 2 hours older than me. You can read more about it from Last Year’s Birthday post. Happy Birthday, Jordan! All growing up, my mom made us a Frozen […]

This crazy looking plant is called Rhubarb. It’s actually a vegetable and has a sweet tart taste, making it a perfect ingredient for pies and cakes. My Mom has two of these giant plants in her yard and now is the time to harvest them. Only the red stems are edible, the leafy tops are […]

Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

by Marie on September 5, 2007

Yet another recipe made from a cake mix. I am all about the ease of things and I totally go for the recipes with the fewest ingredients. Here is a great recipe for the cookie: Snickerdoodle. They are rolled in sugar and cinnamon for extra sparkle. Look how they crackle when they’re cooked! Snicker Doodles […]

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