baking · cardamom · cupcakes · minicupcakes · pistachio · recipes · rose water · think outside the box

Outside the box

I know.  I missed posting last week.  Things have been so crazy.  I’ve been fighting a cold that just won’t go away and work has been busy and Thanksgiving is around the corner!  Excuses, excuses.  But, I’m back and will hopefully be on track. I enjoy trying out different flavor combinations when I bake, especially those that are “outside the… Continue reading Outside the box

baking · coconut flour · cupcakes · gluten free · hazelnut flour · lemon · lemon zest · nut flours · recipes

Coconut Flour Cupcakes

A lot of different flour options have been popping up at my local grocery stores.  Usually if I wanted to find different types of flours to work with, I would’ve had to go to a specialty health food store or Whole Foods/Trader Joes. On a trip to the supermarket a a few months or so… Continue reading Coconut Flour Cupcakes

#cakeconfession · carrot cake cupcakes · cupcakes · orange creamsicle frosting · orange zest · walnut · zest


I have a confession to make.  No, I’m not in denial.  I can admit it out loud.  Here goes, I’m one of those people that likes carrot cake.  Phew!  There, I said it.  I feel better now.  Look, I know it’s not the most popular cake flavor out there but I love a good carrot cake. … Continue reading #cakeconfession

baking · basil · cupcakes · dessert · lemon zest · recipes · strawberries · summer · work in progress

Taste of Summer

I know that summer isn’t technically here.  But the calendar says June and in my mind, it is basically summer.  Sorry spring! There’s simply no denying that summer bears an abundance of fruits and vegetables that we cannot live without.  My favorite summer bounty are strawberries.  I can never get enough of them.  They are… Continue reading Taste of Summer

baking · beach · beach cupcakes · cupcakes · dessert · Memorial Day · summer

Gettin’ beach-y wit it

Summer, summer, summer.  There are too many to count the ways I love thee.   I would argue that in tandem with the rising temperatures, going to the beach is the most obvious sign of summer.  As we approach the unofficial kick-off to summer, I couldn’t help but share a cute way to decorate cupcakes for… Continue reading Gettin’ beach-y wit it