Cakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

I usually choose a cookbook every January to cook and bake my way through over the year. This year my youngest, Daphne, asked if she could pick one to work through as well! I told her that her brother and sister have baked their way […]

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

This was our fourth weekend of 2015 and we have already made five chocolate treats! Jan 3 – The Black Russian Jan 4 – Rapper’s Delight Cookies Jan 11 – Double Chocolate-Marshmallow Topper Brownies Jan 20 – Crunchy Cocoa-Coconut Cookies Jan 25 – Chocolate-Chocolate Cherry […]

Chocolate Russian Cake

Chocolate Russian Cake

My first chocolate confection of 2015 was Sandra Lee’s Chocolate Russian from her Bake Sale Cookbook. A week ago, I had no idea what I was going to choose as the theme for weekly treats around here for 2015. I was thinking cookies, even toying […]

Spidery Chocolate Cake with Beets

Spidery Chocolate Cake with Beets

Happy Monday!! A cake covered in Oreo spiders feels pretty fitting for October, yes? I’m actually trying to hop back on the eating-slightly-healthier wagon. I know, I know. Try not to judge – or snicker. So this cake is from my favorite slightly-healthier cookbook, Deceptively […]

Minion Cupcakes

Minion Cupcakes

How sweet are these little guys?! I made them once for a fundraiser for our dance company in the spring and then this summer, two of the songs our girls danced to were from Despicable Me 2 so I had to make them again. When […]

Pineapple Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pineapple Cream Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve been keeping track of the cakes (and yes, I’m counting cupcakes as cakes) I’ve made this year though I have been woefully neglectful about posting them. Here’s the recap so far: #1 – Nutella Icebox Cake (week 1) #2 – Orange Creamsicle Cake (week […]

Orange Creamsicle Cake

Orange Creamsicle Cake

The second cake of the year! It was actually a happy birthday cake for my friend Brigid! Happy Birthday, Brigid! It’s wonderfully simple and could not possibly be easier to pull together. No really. It has three ingredients – 4 if you include the orange […]

Nutella Icebox Cake

Nutella Icebox Cake

So the first weekend of the year has already passed! Ours was busy as usual, but we managed to do a little Greek Christmas celebrating by making some traditional cookies and we had a little barbecue with lemon chicken and roasted oregano potatoes. Serious hit. […]

Halloween Rainbow Cupcakes

Halloween Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow cupcakes are so fun to do and you can make them fit any occasion. The first time I made them I used primary colors for Wee One #3’s kindergarten classmates. This time around, I used black, purple and orange. Since black mixed with white […]

Witchy Cupakes

Witchy Cupakes

Let the countdown to Halloween begin!! These little cupcakes are so cute!! I really like to get crafty with kid food, and holiday kid food is my favorite! I used one of my go to chocolate cake recipes. This one is from Robin Hood and […]