Homemade Marshmallow Fondant

If you are a Facebook follower, you know that I have something up my sleeve this week. Why you ask? Because it’s shark week, duh. It’s totally cause for celebration around here. I have loved Shark Week for as long as I can remember and it’s one of my favorite weeks of the whole summer! Sharks

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Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes

Chocolate, beer and cupcakes? I’m sure many of you are thinking it couldn’t get any better. I wasn’t sure at first since you all know I don’t really like chocolate cake and am not a beer drinker. Well, I am glad I tried them out because they were quite delicious. You can definitely taste the

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Blue Moon Cupcakes

I’ve been an a huge cupcake kick lately. I made 3 different kinds of cupcakes in just a couple weeks (mind you they were for events but still it’s a bit excessive). They are just so fun and tasty and make a big impact with not much effort. When I saw these Blue Moon Cupcakes

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Classic Southern Dessert Series: Cherry Coke Cake

I’ve been wanting to make this cake forever. Anyone who knows me knows that I am slightly addicted to Cherry Coke. When I was in high school I was on the newspaper staff. We spent a many a night at school late working on our publication and I always had this delicious beverage in hand.

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Cherry Limeade Cupcakes

Joel just got through with his yearly review and got really great feedback. I wanted to surprise him with a dessert he would love and immediately thought of Cotton Candy Cupcakes. He loves cotton candy (I personally do not) and always gets cotton candy ice cream when we visit Cold Stone. Well, I searched Fargo high

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Vanilla Bean Buttercream and Completed 4th of July Cupcakes!

So this is the final installation of my 4th of July cupcake “series.” The ultimate, sweet, creamy and dreamy frosting! I’m pretty sure if a recipe is from the Brown Eyed Baker that you really can’t go wrong and I’m definitely glad that I gave her Vanilla Bean Buttercream a try! These disappeared quickly among

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Lime-N-Coconut Cupcakes

Three years ago today, I married the guy of my dreams and we started our life together.  So in honor of our third anniversary, I decided to make Lime and Coconut Cupcakes to celebrate. We spent 10 glorious days in the U.S. Virgin Islands for our honeymoon and it was the vacation of a lifetime! 

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Easter Sugar Cookies

These are my absolute favorite cookies ever.  They have graced birthday parties, bridal showers, holidays and the arrival of my son. This recipe is from my mom’s best friend (and a second mom to me) Kathe.  Every Christmas I go to her house and we stay up all night baking these amazing cookies.  It is

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Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

I cannot go to a gathering without bringing something….I just can’t.  So when we got an invitation to a friend’s housewarming party I knew I had to plan for something delicious.  I really enjoy baking and almost always bring something sweet.   I decided on cupcakes as I recently received a cupcake cookbook that I have

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