Gluten-Free Baking: Carrot Cupcakes

My daughter loves the idea of carrot cake, but is simply not a fan of what's usually put into it. She's anti anything that has to do with cheese, which means even a faux cream cheese frosting is completely out. The thought of raisins baked in a dessert bothers her, I kinda understand that. Walnuts are definitely out, she doesn't like the additional chewing involved.  ...more
These look nummy! I was going to replace the coconut sugar with honey and maybe only 3/4 cup of ...more

Hey, Elvis! Cupcakes {gluten free}

So, you know what that means, right? Elvis. Bananas. Peanut butter. Honey....more

Very Banana Cupcakes

I love cupcakes! My dream is to own a cupcakery {see Meet Sarah}, so it seems only fitting that my first blog post be a cupcake post....more

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

One of our favorite treats are cupcakes. Who wouldn’t enjoy a personal cake to yourself? Apparently a lot of people do since there are cupcake shops sprouting up every where we look.  We came up with these cute hot chocolate cupcakes. They are the perfect treat. You can choose to top them with candies or not. Either way they are delicious. So we must admit, these were made with a box cake mix but the addition of a family secret, makes them amazing. The secret ingredient is…a pack of pudding. Add a pack of pudding to any cake mix you are making....more

German Chocolate-Filled Cupcakes


Triple Chocolate Cupcakes & Quadruple Caramel Cupcakes

It was my brother and his fiance’s anniversary yesterday AND it is my dad’s birthday today! So I wanted to do something special for them and bake specialized cupcakes (even my dad is so far away, he was only able to enjoy the pictures).I guess I went a little over board again…...more

Santa Claus Cupcake Fun!

   I was asked to design Santa Claus cupcakes for a client’s office party, as luck would have it Sydney was home for Thanksgiving break. I must admit it was exhilarating to be baking along side Sydney. I love when we work as a team and I take full advantage of our family time!...more

Cupcakes by any Other Name Would Taste as Sweet

Why is it acceptable to eat a muffin at breakfast, but not a cupcake? After all, once you lick the frosting off a cupcake, it becomes a muffin and muffins are healthy, right? ...more

Beautiful Autumn Leaves with Acorn Oak Tree Tutorial

 It is a family tradition once the season changes from summer to crisp colour autumn for our family to go hiking and as we take photographs of the majestic changing colours of the leaves, especially the oak trees. This year I thought it would be fun replicate the colours  on a gumpaste oak tree with acorns. Prior to designing the leaves I allowed a peice of gumpaste lightly colored green to dry overnight; the day I grabbed......more

Mocha Cupcakes and Green Bean Casserole

Two new recipes, Mocha Cupcakes and Green Bean Casserole are being featured this week Check them out! To see all of my recipes, please stop by and visit my kitchen at Hope to see you there! Kandy from Kandy's Kitchen Kreations...more