birthday


Pink Piggy Cupcakes

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 […]


Penguin Cupcakes, Part II: Baby Penguins 2

*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 […]


Cookies ‘n’ Cream Cupcakes 2

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 […]


Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey Whiskey … Cupcakes 2

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 – […]


Giant Birthday Cookie

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 […]


Birthday Cookies 1

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 […]


Cappuccino cupcakes

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 […]