Peanut Butter Cream Sandwich Cookies


Peanut Butter Cookies are delicious on their own, but sandwiched with a sweet creamy filling, they are heavenly. 1 batch of irresistible peanut butter cookies 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon kosher salt Combine filling ingredients […]

Spruce Up Fall Flavors With Fresh Ginger-Honey Buttercream


Honey buttercream is probably the most underrated and least used type of buttercream. I love it because it’s so versatile — not only is it the perfect consistency for cake pops, topping cupcakes, frosting layer cakes, making whoopie pies and topping cookies, but it’s also an ideal pair for other flavors as well! My favorite: […]

Maple Walnut Carrot Cake with Orange Icing


  Maple Walnut Carrot Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon ginger 1 cup canola oil 4 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup pure maple syrup 2 cups finely grated carrot, firmly packed 1 large apple, peeled and grated […]

Hummingbird Cake


Hummingbird cake is a lovely alternative to carrot cake for a Fall gathering or birthday. It has all the things we love about carrot cake, it’s moist and rich with cream cheese frosting, but with a fruitier ingredient list. We’ve mixed up hummingbird cake a bit by adding cranberries and white chocolate. Delicious! Hummingbird Cake […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Tutorial

VIDEO: Swiss Meringue Buttercream Tutorial (how-to)

This week we are Mixing-It-Up in the kitchen and heading Back-to-Basics as I show you how to make Vanilla Buttercream from start to finish. It is my go-to frosting and can be flavored many different ways. LOOK DOWN BELOW for all the ingredients you’ll need. Granulated Sugar – 1 pound 4 ounces Eggs Whites – […]

Lemon Glaze For Bundt Cakes


Lemon glaze adds a touch of sweetness and fresh lemon flavor over-top bundt cakes, or even banana loaf. Try this recipe with this lemon vanilla bundt cake recipe. Lemon Glaze 1 cup apricot jam 3 tablespoons lemon juice Zest from half a lemon 1 cup powdered sugar COMBINE all ingredients in a small saucepan. SIMMER […]

Tiramisu Cupcakes


Coffee Flavored Cake 1 white cake mix 3 eggs 1/3 cup oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup strong coffee, cooled Prepare cupcakes tine with liners, set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine eggs, oil, buttermilk, sour cream, vanilla and coffee, set aside. Whisk cake mix in […]

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream


These Guinness chocolate cupcakes with Baileys buttercream frosting are a great way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day or just about any other gathering with friends! Guinness chocolate cupcakes Ingredients: 1 cup Guinness beer (240mL) 1 cup unsalted butter (240g) 3/4 cup cocoa powder (75g) 2 cups all purpose flour (240g) 2 cups sugar (400g) 1 […]

Winter Spice Cupcakes with Beer and Wine Pairing


For the December issue of Cake Central Magazine, Marlo Scott, founder of Sweet Revenge restaurant and wine bar in New York City shared her recipe for Winter Spice Cupcakes along with her spirited pairings to complete the dessert experience. We highly recommend you swing by her place if you find yourself in NYC! The ruby-colored, spicy Sweet Smaak Chocolate Mocha Kiss […]