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Double Butterscotch Cupcakes

Double Butterscotch Cupcakes

I saw a really amazing tweet the other day that said something like, “if you look in the mirror and say ‘pumpkin spice latte’ three times, a white girl in yoga pants will appear and tell you everything she loves about fall.” I’m going to try really hard not to be that girl. Now that[click for recipe and more]

Basil Ice Cream

Basil Ice Cream

I know what you’re thinking. I thought the same thing. Herbs in ice cream? Ice cream is sweet. Chocolate, strawberry, cookie dough…all of those belong in ice cream. Not something you dig out of your backyard. But when I got a huge bunch of fresh basil in my CSA box, I just didn’t feel like[click for recipe and more]

Cookies n’ Cream Cupcakes

Cookies n’ Cream Cupcakes

I love all cupcakes. I don’t discriminate. I’m an equal opportunity dessertist. Vanilla-flecked sponge cake, dense flourless cake, fluffy chocolate…I’m not kicking any of those off my plate. But my little cupcake side business tells a different story – when I go back over my order history, one bar on the graph soars above the[click for recipe and more]

Classic Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Frosting

As a baker, you don’t tend to hear a lot of complaints about cupcakes. What’s to complain about? Hi, I made you a tiny individualized cake! The only thing I sometimes hear – and agree with – is that the frosting is too sweet. There seems to be a bit of a rock and a[click for recipe and more]

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

Oh, man, I love white chocolate and cranberry together. The tartness of cranberry with the crazy over the top sweetness of white chocolate is one of my all time favorite combinations. I even love the look of the wintry red and white together. I had grand aspirations of making this cranberry white chocolate tart for[click for recipe and more]