From Cupcakes to Traditional Korean Food and Everything in Between


No Bake Eclair Cake


The first time I had an icebox cake, it was actually at a fairly nice restaurant for tapas.  I’m talking about the $16 a plate for 4 meatballs type of joint.  They brought out a crazy embellished stack of chocolate and berries, complete with micro mint lavender strewn prettily all around the borders of the […]

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Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes


People ask me all the time how I’m not a million pounds.  Simple.  I eat what I want but in moderation.  I never restrict and lately, I’ve been exercising to strengthen my core.  But let’s be real here guys.  What’s the point of living without dessert?  Sometimes, fresh fruit with greek yogurt and honey can […]

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Cheesecake Red Velvet Cupcakes

Cheesecake Red Velvet Cupcakes

When I couldn’t decide whether to bring pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheesecake to a holiday party last year, I brought my pumpkin pie cheesecake instead.  These cheesecake red velvet cupcakes were created in the same spirit.  They feature a bottom layer of classic cheesecake with a moist red velvet cake layer in the middle with […]

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Blood Splatter Cupcakes with Glass Daggers

Homemade Glass Candy Blood Dagger Cupcakes Halloween

With a base of moist spice cake and fluffy cream cheese frosting, these get the halloween treatment with sharp glassy candy daggers and lots of gooey splattered blood making them both a trick and treat.     5.0 from 2 reviews Blood Splatter Cupcakes with Glass Daggers   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook […]

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Black Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Webs

Black Velvet Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes

The weather here is deceptively warm yet, it’s too cold to go into the water anymore which only reminds me that summer is really gone *sigh* #firstworldproblems so when my neighbor approached me this weekend with a fun halloween project, I jumped at the chance to whip up these velvet cupcakes with a spooky halloween […]

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Hummingbird Cupcakes with Pineapple Flowers

Hummingbird Cake Pineapple Flowers

The very first time I ever sank my teeth into a hummingbird cake, I recall gleefully devouring what I figured to be a fancy banana cake.  Though not entirely false, it’s a quintessentially southern confection studded with banana, pineapple and toasted pecans.  The crowning of fluffy cream cheese frosting sets it off and nestled on […]

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Mini Chocolate Donuts {Baked}

Baked Chocolate Mini Donuts

My only regret in life?  Not ever owning an easy bake oven.  {Kidding…kind of}  Boy was I envious of all my friends that would have me over to watch as miniature treats would magically emerge from that iconic pink oven. Ah, sweet nostalgia. So when I saw this miniature donut pan at the shop, the […]

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Easter Basket Funfetti Cake

Kit Kat Cake Peeps How to Recipe

An edible Easter basket filled with candy and soft and tender funfetti cake?  Count me in!!  And to think of all the wicker baskets filled half with candy, the other half with inedible grass I got instead as a child 😉 5.0 from 5 reviews Easter Basket Funfetti Cake   Save Print Prep time 10 […]

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Korean Cream {Birthday} Cake 생크림 케이크

Korean Cream Cake sponge fresh fruit whipped cream

This Asian bakery style birthday cake has soft and fluffy layers of cake wrapped in light whipped cream frosting which is then studded with plenty of fresh fruit.  It’s the perfect cake for those who don’t have a huge sweet tooth but still want to enjoy a nice dessert.  It’s subtle sweet layers are a […]

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Coffee Cake

Perfect Coffee Cake Recipe

Coffee cake can be the best or it can be boring.  Great coffee cake should be soft and fluffy with the warmth of cinnamon infused throughout and a crowning glory of golden, buttery crumble or streusel topping.  The coffee cake recipe I’m sharing with you today is precisely that.  What’s more is that the center […]

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