Pinterest is always a treasure trove of ideas when it comes to recipe ideas….ok for anything, but I write a food blog, and recipes are my life!! I LOVE CHOCOLATE, there I said it. So when I saw a recipe for a chocolate pistachio cake, I saw cupcakes. Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cupcakes to be exact.
Having adapted a recipe from Jen at Baked By An Introvert, I have created quite possibly the best cupcakes I have ever made. Rich dark and chocolaty, with a hint of pistachio flavor, and pretty to boot! If you are looking for an impressive cake, follow Jenn’s recipe it has an extra chocolate component of ganache…yum!!!!
I love cake, but what is a cupcake but a personal cake? Easier to decorate, easier to store, easier to tote with you. Cupcakes are simply the best desserts.
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When you have lost your Mother, Mother Day takes on a new meaning. Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes are in honor of my Mother, who loved to bake and adored sweets.
Mothers Day was and will always be sad without my Mother. Nothing in the world prepares you for that loss. Brunch was our chosen celebration. I would make breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, and of course, something sweet. Continue reading “Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes”
If you like lemon meringue pie, you will love Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies. Light crispy cookies with an almond crunch. Filled with lemon curd and topped with a delicious sweet meringue.
Once Spring has arrived light, and fresh is the word of the day. Spring has shown is pretty head a few times, but Mother Nature keeps turning around pointing her finger and saying “and another thing!” The last few days here have been cold and ugly.
Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies will lighten up the dreariest day. Easy to make, delicious to eat!!
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