Boston Cream pie

I don’t eat donuts very often, but when I do, my favorite type is Boston Cream. My dad introduced me to this wonderful variety when…

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Chocolate cupcakes with salted caramel swiss meringue buttercream

My manager’s birthday was coming up at work, and I knew I wanted to make her something special to share with our team. I brainstormed…

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Chocolate molten lava cakes for 2

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day has come and gone?  My husband and I used to go out for dinner when we were first dating,…

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Homemade peanut butter

I know, I know. Why is the girl who doesn’t like peanut butter making…peanut butter? Let me explain. You’ve all heard me rave about my…

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Salted caramel apple pie

Is it me, or is salted caramel everywhere? I’ve seen it as candy, ice cream, cupcakes, cookies and bars. My husband actually found this in…

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Dark chocolate champagne buttermilk cupcakes with champagne buttercream

Happy (early) Valentine’s Day! Here is another champagne cupcake for all you bubbly fanatics out there (yes, you). If you recall, I made some champagne…

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Chinese steamed sticky rice cakes (nián gāo)

Happy Chinese New Year, or 恭禧發財! The lunar calendar marks the year of the snake, which is particularly special to me because it represents the…

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