Cake/Cupcakes

almond clementine bundt cake

Almond Clementine Bundt Cake

Posted on Jan 16th, 2013

You know Old Man Winter will be here soon when the crates of clementines start making their appearance at grocery stores. Winter time is clementine…

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Almost "Health Food" Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

Almost “Health Food” Dark Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Posted on Sep 19th, 2012

I've never had a bundt pan. I know this is shocking. I seem to have every other kitchen contraption you can think of, from a citrus juicer to a…

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Banana Coffee Cake

Banana Coffee Cake

Posted on Jan 21st, 2011

That went fast. Winter break, that is. Just as I was settling into a routine that made me happy, BAM!, time to go back to school. Here comes the end…

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Banana Pineapple Bundt Cake with Coconut Rum Glaze

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2012

It's dark these days. Very dark. I wake up before dawn. I leave for work just as the sun is starting to make its way over the hill behind our house.…

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Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle

Posted on Jul 5th, 2013

My blueberry bushes are starting to ripen, green berries changing to shades of light pink to deep purple. I hope we can harvest some this year; last…

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blueberry ricotta cake

Blueberry Ricotta Cake – Lost in Translation?

Posted on Sep 14th, 2011

Not every recipe works out the way we'd like. For the most part, I share only kitchen successes with you, as I want you to have the best possible…

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Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

Posted on Jul 10th, 2013

I expected to be a little more refined by this point in my life. To have moved on from the struggling 20s to a sense of being more settled, having…

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buttermilk coffee cake

Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Posted on Aug 28th, 2011

I needed to use up the buttermilk. Of all the things in the refrigerator, this is what had the strongest pull to be utilized before the storm, just…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Posted on Jun 5th, 2012

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night to pee and then you can't get back to sleep? Or worse yet, you do resume your slumber, but it takes so…

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Chocolate Chobani Bundt Cake

Chocolate Chobani Bundt Cake

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2013

I never was a huge cake fan, always preferring brownies or cookies to the mess inherent with cakes. But it may just be because, for most of my life,…

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Coconut and Rum Bundt Cake

Coconut and Rum Bundt Cake

Posted on Nov 15th, 2012

Now that my husband and I have finally replaced our 15-year old mattress with a plushy new one--woohoo!--there is very little that will lure me out…

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Fresh Apple Cake

Fresh Apple Cake for My 3rd Blogiversary!

Posted on Sep 27th, 2013

Can you believe it? 3 years ago today I felt compelled to put myself out into the universe through this blog and here I am today, transformed by the…

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Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque

Posted on Sep 1st, 2013

Gâteau Basque is a cross between a cake, a cookie, and a pie and supposedly originated in the Basque region of France. There are two versions,…

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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Sep 27th, 2012

Today is a big day. Not only is it the start of another year of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats, but it's also my 2-year Blogiversary! Yay! Two…

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Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

Hot Fudge Pudding Cake: Better Than $10K A Month!

Posted on Sep 12th, 2012

A local free publication recently printed an article about a stay-at-home mom who claims to earn $10,000 a month doing... honestly, I don't know. I…

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Tie Dye Cupcakes are a fun way to celebrate a birthday! Made easily using boxed cake mix, they wow without a lot of effort!

How To Throw A Memorable Birthday Party

Posted on Jun 18th, 2015

Our kids never had birthday parties. Let me rephrase that, for they've had more than their fair share, to be honest. But they were between our…

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lemon raspberry swirl bundt cake

Lemon Raspberry Swirl Bundt Cake

Posted on Jun 7th, 2013

Changes of season are a mixed blessing for me. While I love seeing how the world is constantly evolving, working its way through the growth cycle, it…

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Lime Glazed Bundt Cake

Lime Glazed Bundt Cake

Posted on Mar 7th, 2013

When I first joined #BundtaMonth, I thought I'd have problems coming up with reasons to bake a cake every month. I was wrong. I should have…

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pear chocolate chip coffee cake

Pear Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Posted on Oct 25th, 2011

I haven't been able to get my act together to bake together with Abby Dodge for a few months now. I was pretty vocal about my approval of coffee cake…

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four samoa cupcakes

Samoa Cupcakes for My First Blogiversary!

Posted on Sep 27th, 2011

Happy blogiversary to me! Happy blogiversary to me! Happy blogiversary, dear poet in the pantry... Happy blogiversary to me! One year ago today,…

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Spicy Chocolate Bourbon Bundt Cake

Spicy Chocolate Bourbon Bundt Cake

Posted on Nov 7th, 2012

After my bundt fail last month, there was no way I would miss out again. I caved and bought a bottle of Pam Baking spray, even though I hate the…

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strawberry coffee cake

Strawberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Posted on Jul 31st, 2011

There are the days when you are eager to meet the world. Jumping out of bed, you are ready to greet the day. Then there are most mornings. The…

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White Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Bundt Cake

White Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2012

Remember when I advised you to very thoroughly grease and flour your bundt pan? This is why: Sad, isn't it? All that cakey goodness I looked…

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Yellow Confetti Cake with Chocolate Espresso Buttercream

Yellow Confetti Cake Cupcakes with Chocolate Espresso Buttercream

Posted on Apr 24th, 2011

To my mother-in-law! While the kids and I were in New York City with friends so we were not able to celebrate with her on the day itself, we brought…

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yellow confetti cake with chocolate malt buttercream

Yellow Confetti Cake with Chocolate Malt Buttercream

Posted on May 29th, 2012

My son, that is. My baby, a baby no longer. Sunday was his 5th birthday and, to make up for missing all the fun that Memorial Day weekend he was…

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