Cake/Cupcakes

Twix Icebox Cake

My step daughter Harley’s favorite candy bar is a Twix.  I had been researching recipes because I knew I wanted to try my hand at an icebox cake.  I just hadn’t quite narrowed down my flavors…until I grabbed a Twix candy bar to bring home and thought it would be perfect.  If you have never […] Read more…

Pinata Cupcake

When I owned the deli and bakery I made a lot of cupcakes.  Most of the time customers wanted them to be filled with something delicious.  At first I was intimidated…I didn’t go to culinary school.  I am self taught {with the help of Mom and Mrs. Johnson} and so sometimes my methods might not […] Read more…

Easy Basketball Cupcake Toppers

March Madness is upon us!!  While I normally wouldn’t pay much attention to the games, I decided that a cute cupcake topper was necessary.  My Darb also has money on the line, so it has been a regular on our television.  I still don’t know much about the whole bracket thing…I only know what teams […] Read more…

Lemon Pound Cake w/Lemon Glaze

A few weeks ago my sweet cousin Lindsey asked for a lemon recipe and who am I to deny such a delicious request?  Besides, lemons always get me in the mood for Spring.  I am hoping that somehow I can telepathically turn the weather into sunshine and keep it that way for longer than one […] Read more…

The Giving Plate

If you are anything like me and hoping to give more in the New Year…than this plate is a perfect place to start.  My life revolves around food and so when I think about how I can give to others, it is always the way I go.  Food is comforting and makes people happy, so […] Read more…

Black Bottom Bundt Cake

Some of you might be thinking…Annnnooootthhher Chocolate Recipe?? 🙁 Others might be thinking…ANOTHER CHOCOLATE RECIPE!! 🙂  Whichever person you are…I promise this recipe won’t disappoint.  I decided to post this today because it is Christmas time and I always get a bit nostalgic.  So many traditions and food memories swirl around for me.  My sweet […] Read more…