Chocolate Mousse Torte

Carl’s birthday was in February, so the fact that I’m getting around to sharing the dessert from that occasion in April is a little sad, since all this time it’s been weighing on my mind how you’re all missing out on having this chocolate decadence in your lives. Obviously it wasn’t weighing too heavily, since […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

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I am stuck in the vicious cycle of emptying my dishwasher just so that I can immediately fill it back up and start it again.  This cycle is lousy because it means I’m not emptying my dishwasher in the morning, so dishes are piling up all day just waiting for me to give in and […]

How to make a Mickey Mouse cake without a special pan

Mickey Mouse Cake - no special pans required!

Since my next little one’s birthday is coming up all too quickly (the big 1 year!) I figured I better blog about Kristopher’s birthday cake now or it’ll be too late :) This little man turned 3 a few weeks ago, and chose a Mickey Mouse cake for his special dessert. This little boy is […]

Saturday Sweets: Lightning McQueen Car Cupcakes

Thanks so much for following along with muffin week!! To top it off we have an extra special kind of muffin – THE CUPCAKE. I love birthday cake and cupcakes, and it is one of the few scents and flavours I crave when pregnant, so I was thrilled to have an opportunity to make (and eat) some! […]

Saturday Sweets: Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes

When it comes to cake and cupcakes, box mixes have spoiled a lot of things for me. They’re just so. darn. good. But I don’t want to use a box mix.  I just want it to have that same light, fluffy, almost-dry, stick-to-the-back-of-your-throat crumb texture that stays fresh for days and doesn’t take over from any filling […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

This past weekend we celebrated, in true large-family style, the birthdays of my oldest nephew on my side of the family (4 already!!) and my dear hubby (age top secret ;)). I love these family dinners with two of my four sisters, especially after a couple years living away from them, even if we do […]