Cakes · Cupcakes

White Chocolate Strawberry Cakelets

Hello, hello! I’m back on the blog just in time for spring with some extra special recipes coming your way. I’ve been really busy lately, but I knew I couldn’t let Valentine’s Day pass without whipping up something sweet for my boyfriend, Eric. Behold, White Chocolate Strawberry Cakelets! Eric is a huuuge fan of peanut butter/chocolate…… Continue reading White Chocolate Strawberry Cakelets

Breads

Hearty Chocolate Chip Bread with Salted Honey Butter

Hello and happy spring! Although it is technically spring now, it still feels absolutely like winter here in Boston. It’s freezing out and there’s such a biting wind. It actually  hurts to go outside without a full-on parka, plus a hat and gloves and scarf. Seriously. If you live somewhere warm, I’m so jealous of…… Continue reading Hearty Chocolate Chip Bread with Salted Honey Butter

Cakes

Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Here in Boston, I’m stuck inside while snow falls in fluffy white flakes. All day I’ve been dreaming of this amazing cake… it’s sweet, but not too sweet, light and fluffy like the snow, and oh-so comforting and cozy. I’m definitely going to make it again around Easter time – the coconut is such a springy…… Continue reading Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Candies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Easter Eggs

Hello everyone, and happy spring! With warm weather just around the corner, I was inspired this past week to make one of my favorite sweets of the spring season: Peanut Butter Chocolate Easter Eggs! Normally, these are made by Reese’s, and are full of nasty preservatives and processed junk. But, by recreating the recipe using…… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Easter Eggs

Cupcakes

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The three C’s. Carrot Cake Cupcakes. Well, actually 6 if you count the Cinnamon and the Cream Cheese, but who’s counting? 😉 These babies are amazing! You’ll love them. Why? They’re quicker and easier to make than a whole carrot cake, but they still have the traditional light, springy flavor that everyone loves! I mentioned this before in my full-size…… Continue reading Cinnamon Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cookies

Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies

I wish people threw tea parties these days. I don’t see why tea parties aren’t a common occurrence! They’re truly the loveliest type of party. Pretty pastel dresses, dainty teacups and saucers, and of course delectable sweets like petit fours, scones, and… Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies! Aren’t they adorable? Personally, I’m a pretty big…… Continue reading Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies

Cakes

Cinnamon Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Happy Carrot Cake Day! When I was choosing what recipe to use as my first blog post, I knew carrot cake was the way to go. This cake is amazing. It has two layers (or three, if you prefer) of airy carrot and cinnamon goodness, surrounded by rich, sweet cream cheese frosting. Ever since I…… Continue reading Cinnamon Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting