Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting

I know you’re probably being inundated with St. Paddy’s Day-related recipes right now, but I’m jumping on the bandwagon – after all, whether you’re Irish or not, who couldn’t use some chocolate-y stout cupcakes topped off with boozy Bailey’s Irish cream frosting? This recipe makes two dozen cupcakes, so you’ll have plenty to share with [...]

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Bailey Balls

It all started with the Kahlua balls I made a couple years ago. Then last year, I kicked the alcohol content up a notch with my boozy bourbon balls, which you could taste all the way down. This year? It’s all about the Bailey’s. These are a little closer in taste to the Kahlua balls, [...]


Fair Trade Chocolate Coffee Glazed Doughnuts and a Giveaway

Now that we’re into October, it’s that time again – time to celebrate National Fair Trade month! In case you haven’t heard of Fair Trade USA, they are the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products here in the US. They audit companies and their international suppliers to guarantee compliance with Fair Trade policies, provide farming [...]

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New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

Friends, I have some good news today: I have found the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. Even though it’s been floating around the Internet for a while now and I’m probably the last person to try it out, it doesn’t matter – this recipe makes THE best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever had, so I [...]

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Teacup Cupcakes

Each year I try to bake up something a little something special for my sister’s birthday – previous year’s sweet treats include a puffle cake, a butterbeer cake, and nutella-filled lamingtons, all of which were fun to make (not to mention delicious!).  This year, I was so overwhelmed with ideas that I was having trouble [...]

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