Cakes & Cupcakes

Healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Most “classic” chocolatey desserts are certainly and undeniably unhealthy.  If you’re craving chocolate but don’t want all the excess calories, fat, and sugar that come in chocolate bars, ice cream, and storebought cakes, then make these Healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes!  They’re 100% healthy, all natural, whole grain, gluten free, low …

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Healthy Bittersweet Chocolate Quinoa Muffins

I get it.  The title of this post is…  a little strange.  Chocolate Quinoa Muffins??  Oh yes, I put quinoa in a dessert.  And it works! These Healthy Bittersweet Chocolate Quinoa Muffins are super light and fluffy, like cupcakes, but hearty and filling (perfect for breakfast!), like muffins.  They’re not …

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Raspberry Cream Cake

If you are looking for an amazing raspberry cake recipe, look no further! This recipe from Joanne Andrea is definitely a keeper.  Joanne’s best friend came by and took some of this cake to her workplace and much to her delight, the women there loved the cake. A coworker actually …

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3D Cinderella Doll Cake fit for a Princess

When we do birthdays in our house we like to do them BIG! It’s a celebration of life, of family and most notably, the growth and accomplishments of our children. It’s such a bittersweet time, watching our babies become little people and someday .. adults. While I can’t shower my …

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Wordless Wednesday – My First Fondant Cake

(Warning: This is so not a wordless post. Ssshhhh) Anyone else a Cake Boss fan? I started watching it after I came home from the Wilton ReTreat, all inspired. And after begging my husband Joe to watch it with me, he instantly became hooked as well. We finished the whole …

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Building a Lego Block Birthday Cake

For someone like me who loves the decorating aspect of baking cakes, I surprised myself at how much of a challenge it was to come up with a fun cake idea for my son’s 9th birthday. The older he gets, the less fun the party themes become. But I couldn’t …

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