Happy National Margarita Day! While we’re not quite sure why February 22nd was chosen to celebrate the margarita, who can complain about an excuse to enjoy one of our favorite cocktails! We thought we would celebrate today, by sharing with you three of our favorite margarita and margarita-inspired recipes: spicy pineapple margaritas, margarita cupcakes, margarita… Continue reading Three Ways to Celebrate National Margarita Day
In honor of my work trip to Mexico last week (yay! for checking another country off the list, only 3 more to go to meet my bucketlist goal!), I thought I’d share with you some delicious Tres Leches cupcakes I made a few weeks ago for a Taco themed party. Making a tres leches cake… Continue reading International Desserts: Tres Leches Cupcakes
Our dad’s two favorite pies are lemon meringue and coconut cream and so for Father’s Day a few years ago I made both into cupcake form. While they both were delicious, we realized that switching out the cake on the coconut cream pie cupcake with chocolate cake would make it even better. And with that… Continue reading Father’s Day Dessert: Mounds Cupcakes
Whenever I have to make desserts for a party, I always try to come up with at least one new recipe to try out on my friends and family. Tori’s Penn State graduation weekend, was no exception. Along with making blue velvet macarons, mounds cupcakes (keep an eye out for a future post about them),… Continue reading Creative Cupcakes: Mini Limoncello Tiramisu Cupcakes
While I love making fancy cupcakes like Irish Car Bombs and Mint Juleps, a simple cupcake with classic flavors can be just as great. The key to making a simple cupcake that people rave about all comes down to two things: an amazing recipe and great presentation. Chocolate Peanut Butter cupcakes are one of my… Continue reading Classic Cupcakes: Chocolate Peanut Butter
I first made these Margarita Cupcakes three years ago for a Cinco de Mayo party I attended. I was amazed at how easy they were and how they really taste like a margarita. Since then, I’ve made them more than a few times in both full size and mini versions. I even sold a batch… Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Dessert: Margarita Cupcakes
Whenever I throw a party, I tend to go a bit overboard on desserts. Probably because they are my favorite thing to make and always look the most impressive. For the Kentucky Derby, I knew that I’d need to make something other than my Derby Pie Macarons and so after some research, I settled on… Continue reading Kentucky Derby Dessert: Mint Julep Cupcakes
If you are anything like me, you’ve seen the Wilton Cake Decorating Courses offered at your local craft store and often wondered if they were worth the money. A few years ago, I happened to be in Michael’s when they were having a sale on both the classes and the kit you need to buy… Continue reading Wilton Decorating Course 1: Is it Worth It?
Over the past three years, I’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in a number of ways and in a number of towns, but one thing that has remained consistent is the dessert I bring with me to parties: Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes.