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Cupcake Friday: Better-Than-Box-Mix Cupcakes

Happy Cupcake Friday!

I made these cupcakes ages ago, and somehow managed to save them until I had started a Cupcake Friday feature on my blog.  How appropriate! Don’t they look delicious?  Now I want to make more this weekend… (more…)


Cupcake Friday: Halloweeny Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin-Cinnamon Icing

Happy Friday everybody. :)  Turns out I never posted my Halloween cupcakes post, and how better to celebrate the coming weekend?  So here they are!  Halloweeny pumpkin cupcakes with pumpkin-cinnamon cream cheese icing!

Inspired by Katie, created by Miz Purple, iced and eaten by Helper Hubby.

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It’s never the wrong time to make cupcakes, but cupcakes in the fall get high marks, especially if they’re pumpkin.   (more…)

Chocolate Stout Cake

Recently (okay, not so recently), I was recruited to make a friend’s birthday cake.  I didn’t confess at the time, but this was my first ever layer cake.  If I had owned up ahead of time, I’m not sure I would have been trusted with the task, but once I had committed it was too late, and I was forced to learn.

This isn’t any old birthday cake.  This is The Cake that Alice makes Every Year and it’s always amazing and delicious and it’s become a tradition and a birthday staple and I had to make it just perfect.  Ha.  Fortunately I had extra of almost everything…