Oink, oink! One of the orders I’ve done in the last few months was a super-cute one: pink piggies! These were for a little girl’s 4th birthday. The request was, “She is obsessed with anything pink, and dislikes anything not pink….do you get the theme there? Extra points if it is […]
*Bunneh baking for fun; not for sale* Last year for Boyfriend’s son’s birthday, I made penguin cupcakes. Boyfriend’s “spirit animal,” if you will, is the penguin. Wanting to be like Daddy, O is really into penguins as well. I asked him what he wanted me to make for his birthday this […]
Boyfriend’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago, so we spent an evening going through my many cupcake-related cookbooks to pick his celebratory treat. It took a while, and there are now several pages in each book marked with post-it notes for future baking events (including the kids’ birthdays). He […]
This week, I have one coworker who is leaving us for a new job, and another who is celebrating a birthday. DOUBLE the excuses to bake! I found a recipe quite some time ago for Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey cupcakes (the pictures on that page are way nicer than mine – […]
A couple of weeks ago, it was my boyfriend’s daughter’s 4th birthday. She’s a very picky eater, so I asked her ahead of time if she wanted cake, cupcakes, cookies, or brownies for her birthday celebration. She picked chocolate chip cookies. I knew from past attempts at cookie decorating that […]
Recently it was a friend’s birthday… he claimed he’s too old for birthdays, but since he also admitted he’s not too old for cookies, I insisted we compromise. I gave him cookies for “a random day in January.” His favorite cookies are gingerbread. At Christmas, M&Ms released a very limited […]
It was my boyfriend’s son’s 7th birthday, and he loooooves penguins! The cupcakes are chocolate and white cake swirl, and the frosting is basic buttercream. Most of the penguins turned out adorably, but oh no! A mutant! AAAAUGH!
For a coffee-lover’s birthday, I used a recipe from The Cupcake Bible (one of my favorite books – I am forever grateful to my former neighbor for telling me about it) to make these cute cappuccino cupcakes. The base is chocolate cake from a mix, but you add in coffee […]