90’s Themed Churro Cupcakes

Sarah, a friend of my daughter’s, asked if we would make some Churro Cupcakes for her husband Hector’s 90’s themed birthday party so we decided to make the cupcakes 90’s themed as well. With Rubik’s Cubes and Tamagotchis and Skateboards. The original recipe topped the cupcakes with churros which would be yummy too. Happy Birthday … Continue reading

Powdered Sugar Stenciled Cupcakes

Aren’t they adorable? The stenciling is so easy to do too. I’ve had the stencils forever and finally got around to trying them out. The stencils came from Pampered Chef, Wilton, and Ikea. You just lay the stencil on the cupcake, sift powdered sugar over it, then remove the stencil carefully. And there you go, … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Doesn’t that look delicious? I think so too. Don’t you want a piece? Me too. But it went to my neighbor Amber for her birthday so I can’t tell you how glorious it was although it smelled pretty spectacular while baking. Guess I’ll just have to make it again. I love looking straight down at … Continue reading

Ice Cream Cone Drip Birthday Cake

I have to admit that I’m pretty proud of this cake.  I’ve been trying to experiment with the drip effect and haven’t quite managed it before this cake.  Now I just need some more opportunities to practice so if you live near me and need a drip cake, just let me know!  I made this … Continue reading

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

It was two of our cute little neighbor girl’s birthdays this week so I broke out my new ice cream cone cupcake pan and made some cupcakes!  Super cute, right? And topped off with pink frosting and lots of fancy sprinkles make for a perfect little girl cupcake! 1  Bake cupcakes in ice cream cone … Continue reading

Train Birthday Cake

Both my parents have birthdays in July but they live in Illinois so we don’t get to see them that often let alone celebrate birthdays with them.  They just came for a visit so I thought it would be fun to have a joint birthday party for them while they were here.  I made my … Continue reading

Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Our cute neighbors were having birthdays this week so I pulled out my new Nordic Ware Castle pan and made a Sandcastle Cake for them. The cake is made with a yellow cake mix using this recipe here. The “sand” is 1 pack of graham crackers which I ran through the food processor until sandlike. … Continue reading

Sloth Birthday Cake

It’s my daughter’s birthday today and she loves sloths!  The whole fam is headed to the aquarium today because they have sloths there so I decided to make her a sloth birthday cake.  I think it’s pretty cute. The cake is chocolate from this recipe. I spread a generous layer of Nutella between the layers. … Continue reading