Category Archives: Baking

A Trip to Ireland: Scones (with recipe)

This is the fourth in a series of posts on our trip to Ireland in July. You can view the initial post here! The third: Irish Fry, The second: O’Keeffe Butcher Shop, Donerail and first: Whippy Cones. July 2013 we spent … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Its fall, and we all know that means pumpkin! To start things off right I made a batch of Martha Stewart’s pumpkin cupcakes, but did my own take on a tasty caramel cream cheese frosting. Surprisingly, the cake isn’t too … Continue reading

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1 Year Anniversary

On Monday WordPress let us know we reached our one year anniversary. This is a really wonderful moment for us. It seems like it was just yesterday Grandma and I decided to start blogging. I remember making so many cupcakes … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Whole Wheat Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

The thought of a chocolate muffin for breakfast doesn’t scream healthy, but sometimes you just want something sweet and indulgent to eat with coffee or tea. I think this chocolate muffin definitely serves up decadence and chocolaty goodness while still … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Dark Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are quick and easy for when you need your chocolate fix and don’t want to deal with melting butter and chocolate chips over a double boiler. The dark cocoa powder and heaps of vanilla extract give them a … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Super Fluffy Frosting

I love buttercream, but lately have been craving something different on my cupcakes. Buttercream is delicious but also extremely heavy and to achieve tons of volume with the frosting you have to pipe a lot, making it even heavier! My … Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys Buttercream

Stout cupcakes are one of my favorite ways of dressing up a regular chocolate cupcake. The Guinness creates a very deep, complex flavor with the chocolate. In keeping it Irish (these were for St. Patrick’s Day, but good any time … Continue reading

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