Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

I feel like the photos of these cupcakes pretty much speak for themselves, but just in case: The most moist, chocolatey cake ever.  A salted, peanut butter, Reeses type frosting.  A rich, semisweet chocolate ganache, topped with a peanut butter cup. It is hard to stop at just one! INGREDIENTS: For the cupcakes: 2 cups… Continue reading Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

I wanted to try something fun and new for my Father-in-law’s 70th birthday party last weekend.  I was pretty proud of my cake, but in spite of it’s outward appearance, the inside of this guy was chocolate cake with chocolate filling, and I wanted to also do something white. I ended up deciding on some… Continue reading Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Strawberry Short-Cupcakes

Well guys, I’m on another Whole 30, and let me tell you, they never get any less brutal.  Today, I had to make these cupcakes and I’ve never, ever wanted to eat something I baked for somebody else as much as I did today.  Usually I taste my work before sending it off, but I… Continue reading Strawberry Short-Cupcakes

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Moist Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple vanilla cupcakes are my absolute go-to.  They have all the components that make a cupcake excellent.  They are moist, but they come easily out of the wrapper.  They are packed full of flavor.  They are a perfect, light, nondescript color that is easy to decorate.  They stay moist in the fridge for DAYS.… Continue reading Moist Vanilla Cupcakes

Cakes and Cupcakes · cookies · Desserts

Mrs. Field’s Copycat Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Move over, Mrs. Fields! I have a cookie cake recipe that is better than the Mrs. Fields one and super easy to make.  We’re talking I had this ready for the oven before it was even preheated. My 5 year old son tried it and loved it and asked me to make it for his… Continue reading Mrs. Field’s Copycat Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Moist Yellow Butter Cake with Raspberry Filling and Almond Vanilla Buttercream

This is without a doubt my most requested cake that I make.  I love it because it’s quite versatile- you can do a colored ombre cake with it, a plain white cake with sprinkles, a naked cake.  You can switch up the fillings- I’ve done it with strawberry or blackberry.  It’s moist and it is… Continue reading Moist Yellow Butter Cake with Raspberry Filling and Almond Vanilla Buttercream

Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate · Desserts

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

Our friend Luke had a birthday last week and we had a BBQ to celebrate.  When I asked him what kind of birthday cake he wanted, he said to let my five year old son, Charlie pick.  This is what we ended up with. A fudgy, dense chocolate cake, layered with hot fudge filling, and… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake