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Oatmeal Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting (Again)

We have here another favorite and crowd pleaser: Oatmeal cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. These cupcakes are great for fall because the cinnamon and nutmeg capture the warmth and essence of the season. These are a grown up cupcake that kids love too. If you’d […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

In addition to the red velvet cupcakes, I also made these chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting for the party. I used this batter recipe.  (It is a perfect chocolate cake recipe, as well.)  The cupcakes are moist, rich, and a bit sticky on top. Know ahead of […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I made these red velvet cupcakes for a party last weekend. I have made them several times before, but for some reason I have only blogged about them once. I love this recipe because it offers a very unique cupcake. The texture is dense and crumbly and […]

Strawberry Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I was a bit wary about the combination of strawberry and lime in a cupcake but I decided to give it a go anyway. What a fantastic surprise! The freshness of the two flavors is a winning combination! The lime flavor was not overpowering and […]

Yellow Cake with Quick Vanilla Frosting

As I mentioned, my husband ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and I am incredibly proud of him! This was his first marathon and he ran with the Dana Farber team as part of the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC).  He raised more than $5,000 […]

Oatmeal Birthday Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Remember last year when I made this cake for the first time for my father-in-law’s birthday? It was a huge hit and has been the most requested cake ever since. My husband’s family especially LOVES this cake! They request it for most occasions and I am […]

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling

I am crazy about these chocolate cake and chocolate frosting recipes!  As you can see I have used them here and here and here.  The cake is so rich and moist!  The frosting is fluffy and sweet, but not too sweet.  These recipes have been very […]

Black and White Cookies

Black and White Cookies are my husband’s absolute favorite.  He isn’t totally a sweet lover but when it comes to Black and Whites, he is on board.  On the evening of our rehearsal dinner I presented him with a Black and White Cookie CAKE.  It […]

Heath Bar Chocolate Cake

Wow–the days and weeks have gotten away from me! I came down with a nasty cold after Thanksgiving and I am not, what you might call, a quick “rebounder.”  I take some time to bounce back!  I am working on it, though.  With the help […]

Mini Chocolate and Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

I am very late in sharing with you these little bites of heaven!  I made them for a Halloween potluck luncheon and everyone seemed to really enjoy them.  The cakes are very puffy and fluffy.  The filling is light and sweet.  The pumpkin gives the filling an orange tint.  (If […]