Posts Tagged ‘vanilla’

Marsh of the Penguins

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Confession: I’m a terrible vegetarian.

Iron Cupcake: Wine II

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

It takes a very smart or very stupid person to plan a recipe around a slightly odd ingredient they’ve never tasted before. Which am I? You be the judge (literally, for a week after January 24th, you can vote here…please vote for me…specifically THESE).

Iron Cupcake Earth: Wine I

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

This is the first thing I came up with when I decided to go with Chardonnay as my wine for the challenge.  I might try something with the Merlot from last month, but due to a previous lack of proper equipment I now have a very full bottle of Chardonnay, and these cupcakes are SO […]

It Might Be Time for a Tea Party

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

In my quest to use more vanilla beans, I created another yummy cookie based on a really basic, easy recipe.

Big Fat (Vanilla) Beans

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Though I’m glad I was able to acquire a bunch of lovely, fat, juicy vanilla beans relatively cheaply online, I’ve been trying to come up with vanilla-filled goodies to make.  Since I had more egg whites left over from the wine buttercream, I decided to try some vanilla bean meringues.

Treats for Bears

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Like most people with the baking bug, I absolutely love shopping for baking accessories – shaped pans, colored sugar, cute stands…It’s so great to find some little set of shaped sprinkles or decorative flags for cupcakes that spark your imagination.  I had this happen recently to me when I found some Pooh Bear cupcake papers.  […]