Pink Ombré + Kawaii Cupcakes

I know, I know…it’s been nearly a month of crickets from this bitch.  Shit happens… I had some failed cupcake recipes (I do mess up every once in a while), birthdays to celebrate, and a slew of Jewish holidays that … Continue reading


Raspberry + White Chocolate Cupcakes

Raspberry + White Chocolate

I really wanted to make a pink cupcake.  I’m a little pink obsessed and that was the only goal I had in mind when I tried to come up with a cupcake recipe for this week.  I knew exactly how … Continue reading


Walnut Baklava


One of the first, if not the first things I ever remember baking was baklava.  My father taught my sister and I how to make it when we were young.  So young in fact, it feels like I’ve been making … Continue reading


Banoffee Cupcakes

I recently returned from a trip to London, so when trying to come up with my latest flavor I immediately knew that I wanted my next batch of cupcakes to be quintessentially English.  Fish and chips cupcakes it is!!  Ok, … Continue reading


Flour Power

Time for some math and science!! As I started delving further into baking, I came across recipes that called for flours other than all-purpose.  What?  There are other flours besides all-purpose?  I thought all-purpose was…well “all purpose”.  Apparently not, and … Continue reading


PB&J Cupcakes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake

Let me start off by saying that Sundays are typically my baking day.  The reason?  True Blood.  See my guinea pigs are split between two groups.  The first is the True Blood viewing party that I belong too which takes … Continue reading


Hello Blogosphere!

Exactly one year ago today I broke out my shiny new KitchenAid mixer and Magnolia Bakery cookbook and made my first batch of cupcakes.  They were a hot mess.

It all began on August. 6, 2011

Since then it has been 365 days worth of trials and tribulations, successes and failures, and lots and lots of learning.  With this blog I hope to not only to chronicle and share my recipes but also share any helpful tips I’ve learned along the way.

Though I’ve started only baking cupcakes, I will soon start branching out to other baked goods.  And since I love to cook as well, I’ll occasionally post some (gasp!?) non-baked goods recipes, you know…keep things interesting. 😉