Category Archive: Dessert

Lime in the Coconut: Key Lime Pie Cupcakes with Coconut Meringue

This past weekend was one of the first nice weekends, and it was also my friend Sally’s birthday, which we celebrated in the Catskills. What better way to celebrate a birthday, and the… Continue reading

Homemade Marshmallows

This past week has been COLD. In this weather, there’s nothing cozier than curling up with a book and a cup of hot cocoa. And no cocoa is complete without marshmallows. These homemade… Continue reading

Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes

Ok– my fall break is over. I took a break from blogging, but not from cooking! I recently made these carrot cupcakes for a friend’s birthday. I love carrot cake– it’s not too… Continue reading

Homemade Nutter Butters

Nutter Butters were one of my favorite store-bought cookies growing up. I haven’t had one in at least 5 years, but I thought I could create a better, homemade version with peanut butter… Continue reading

Rhubarb & Strawberry Tart

June means that it’s finally strawberry season in the Northeast/ Mid-Atlantic! We actually have some plants on our windowsill (pictured) courtesy of my roommate, Adrienne. Unfortunately, they haven’t yielded enough fruit to make… Continue reading

Red Velvet Cupcakes– Perfect for Memorial Day!

This past weekend was, of course, Memorial Day weekend. It was also just a few days after my sister’s birthday. What better way to celebrate the start of summer and a new year… Continue reading

Mini Mango Wonton Cups

I still have lots of mango curd leftover from my chocolate mango cupcakes. Mangoes always make me think of Asian cuisine– Thai, Vietnamese, Filipino or Indian food. So in searching for another way… Continue reading

Chocolate Mango Cupcakes

All of the markets seem to have great deals on mangoes right now. I bought a bunch (8, to be exact) a few days ago, and now I am working my way through… Continue reading

A Triple Hit

This past weekend we celebrated the 30th birthday of my good friend, Neil. Of course, I was recruited to make cupcakes. I thought long and hard about what would be the most appropriate… Continue reading

Cupcake Extravaganza

My roommate Lila and I decided to host a small fundraiser for Haiti.¬†Brooklyn Brewery donated several cases of beer, and I made dozens of cupcakes: Boston Cream Pie, PB & J, Pineapple Malt,… Continue reading