Posts Tagged ‘spreadables’

Sweet, Bitter, Sour…Fluffy?

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Time for my latest cupcake! Wheeee! I decided that for this month’s Cupcake Hero I’d try to avoid buying ingredients, and I almost completely succeeded.

Uncommonly Awesome

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Well well well. Guess what this month’s Cupcake Hero theme is. Could it be…my recently admitted least favorite berry? Yes, yes it could. But guess what. I remembered a totally awesome uncommon flavor combination that I really enjoy and was able to translate it well into a fittingly assembled cupcake. Can you guess what it [...]

More Cupcakes!!

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

I was sad when it was announced that Iron Cupcake: Earth was no more. It was a significant factor in my getting seriously interested in pastry, leading me to experiment with recipes and learn how to make a real buttercream. It was on hiatus for a while as its fate was being determined, and I [...]

Belated But Delicious

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Though I’m a lot busier than I used to be, I still happily take special requests from friends. A couple months ago an old friend told me she wanted Margarita cookies for her birthday in May. So I made some!

The Spoils of Food Blogging

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

As much as I enjoy participating in the Daring Bakers, I do run into the same problem fairly frequently – I make some component for the challenge dessert and end up with much too much of whatever it is. This time, it was grapefruit marmalade. Luckily, I only had to wonder what I was going [...]

Humble Beginnings

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

This is the first post in what will be an occasional little project I’m starting on this blog. You see, as much as I love cupcakes and coming up with ways to make them weird and wonderful, I think I bake them too much. Certainly for someone who has been working at a REAL restaurant [...]

Bakewell Tart/Pudding: Daring Bakers June 2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired by a rich baking history dating back to the 1800′s in England.

Simple Yet Elegant

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

I told you I’d elaborate on the ice cream I made to go with my birthday cake, didn’t I?

Iron Cupcake: Summer Berries III

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Here we go again… I told you I’d be doing something fun with that sparkling, juicy blackberry jam, didn’t I? Ta daaaaa!

We Jammin’

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

No, I wasn’t listening to Bob Marley when I made this, though the next time I make jam I totally will. Hehe.