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Lemon-Lime Cheesecake Cupcakes
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Circus Animal Ice Cream

Melting Chocolate 101

Hey there, it's Friday! Not only is it Friday it's a long weekend! I'll be honoring my soldier by baking up a storm this weekend (he gets to be the taste tester...win/win right? ) But for today I'm back with another "baking basics" posts, all about melting chocolate. With holidays and baking season just about here (yay!), I thought now was the perfect time to share all about melting chocolate. Who ... [ read more... ]

Thanksgiving Dinner Cupcakes

Hey there! Yesterday I shared some pumpkin pie sugar cookies, and today I'm back with the rest of dinner. (dessert should always go first right?) These are definitely some of the most fun cupcakes I've ever made...I think I have a slight major adoration for making foods that look like other foods...weird I know. I actually first made a set of these last year, but I wanted to remake and share them ... [ read more... ]

Fondant Turkey Toppers

Hey there! I hope everybody had a fantastic and sweet Halloween. Are all you mommas enjoying your candy tax, you know the 10 percent you get for taking them door to door collecting candy? The hubs enforces that rule strictly ;). My kiddos had a total blast last night but now the littles can’t seem to figure out why they were allowed to collect all that candy in 2 hours and not eat it all in 2 ... [ read more... ]

Triple White Chocolate Cupcake

Earlier this week I mentioned I had found my new favorite cupcake, and I said I would share it soon. You aren't still mad at me for holding out right? ;) Today I'm back to share it! Triple white chocolate cupcakes. Go ahead a say that a few times....t-r-i-p-l-e...w-h-i-t-e...c-h-o-c-o-l-a-t-e...c-u-p-c-a-k-e-s White chocolate cake, stuffed with a white chocolate truffle, and topped with a white ... [ read more... ]

White Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

I have a little confession. I found a new favorite cupcake about a week ago...triple white chocolate....and I haven't shared it with you yet. I know...I'm sorry, please can we still be friends? It's not that I don't want to share...I made them for a ladies night in at my house, and they were gone as fast as I could whip them up. So I'll be making a second batch and sharing it with you, very soon. ... [ read more... ]

Buttercream 101

I guess I can no longer put this post off, today we're having the talk. You know...the buttercream talk. Now don't get me wrong here, I love making and working with buttercream. If there's one thing I've got down...it's buttercream. I've made literately hundreds of batches and I'm almost positive I could make it with my eyes closed, it's really that simple. But for some reason many "seasoned" ... [ read more... ]

Swirly Halloween Cookies

Call a shrink,  I have dessert commitment issues. This weekend I was going to bake some yummy fall flavored treats...and today I was going to post all about buttercream neither of which I did. I laid everything out on the counter and even opened the can of pumpkin...but then these cookies popped in my head and I had to make them. I'm not a bit disappointed because these came out perfect! As for ... [ read more... ]

Candy Corn Meringues

I love making meringues, but these might honestly be one of my favorite things I ever made. Not only are they easy, they are inexpensive, serve a lot, and so incredibly stinking cute! Don't worry if you aren't a fan of candy corns, these light and airy cookies have a soft vanilla taste - just dressed up as candy corns. I couldn't resist layering yellow, orange, and white meringue to make these ... [ read more... ]