Cakes and Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream

After a few weeks of break, I’m refreshed and ready for school to start back again tomorrow. I just wasn’t feeling working on the blog over the break, hence the absence of posts. However, I did spend a lot of time baking, walking Stella around parks, working on some sewing projects, catching up with friends and family, and reading novels.… Continue reading Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream

Cakes and Cupcakes

Glazed Grapefruit Bundt Cake

Continuing on my grapefruit extravaganza, I give you glazed grapefruit bundt cake! I hadn’t made a bundt cake in ages, so it felt good to dig out my pan and actually put it to use. This cake was a breeze to put together, and I think it looks quite pretty. It comes out beautifully tender… Continue reading Glazed Grapefruit Bundt Cake

Cakes and Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Every year I ask Alejandro to give me an idea of a treat he would like for Valentine’s Day. Every year all he says is “blueberry muffins.” Same goes for his birthday. The guy is a nut for blueberry muffins! Even when I implore him to think of something red or pink, he insists nothing… Continue reading Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cakes and Cupcakes

Classic Yellow Cupcakes

In general I’m not a huge fan of cupcakes. I’d usually rather have pie, cheesecake, ice cream….pretty much any other type of treat. About once or twice a year though, a craving hits and I end up trying a new cupcake recipe. Year after year I’ve felt underwhelmed by everything I’ve made. This year however,… Continue reading Classic Yellow Cupcakes