Mini Kit-Kat Cakes

April 20, 2015 / 4 Comments

Kit-Kat cakes have become really popular in the last couple of years. They look beautiful without the painstaking effort of hard-to-grasp frosting techniques, they’re adored by kids, and they can fix or hide pretty much any failed baking attempt.

I initially thought the Kit-Kat cake might be hard to achieve. I worried the candy would fall off avalanche-style, making an even bigger mess than the one I was aspiring to cover.

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Puppy Chow Cupcakes

March 23, 2015 / 2 Comments

Yes, you read that right, and no, you shouldn’t be surprised.

My two favorite foods in the whole world combined into one! Puppy chow + cupcakes = puppy chow CUPCAKES!

It’s my birthday week, and I always have to try something crazy and completely Brianna to celebrate. :) These cupcakes are this year’s lucky winners!

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Eggnog Cupcakes

December 22, 2014 / 2 Comments

EGGNOG. Love or hate?

I know most people feel strongly one way or the other. I’m actually not passionately pro- or anti-eggnog, but I do like it at Christmastime.

I might not drink a single sip of it, but it’s fun to smuggle into cookies and other baked goodies to break out of my obsessive peppermint cycle.

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Leftover Candy Bar Cupcakes

November 3, 2014 / 2 Comments

I didn’t get a single trick-or-treater on Friday night. Not one.

I was all stocked up with 100 Grands, Baby Ruths, and Reese’s, but there was not a child in sight.

So it was just me and a bucket full of candy. You can guess how that ended.

My best method for getting candy out of the house without going through my stomach is to bake it into something.

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Double Cookie Dough Oreo Cupcakes

September 15, 2014 / 2 Comments

Last week I shared a back-to-school snack and some of my (fond and not-so-fond) childhood memories from what I always referred to as “the s-word”. School.

I liked recess and lunch okay, but to me, the best part about going to school was coming home to my mom’s fresh-baked treats.

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