Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Dark chocolate.  Cheesecake.  Dark chocolate.  Cream cheese icing.  More dark chocolate.  Did I mention these cupcakes have chocolate in them?  Oh, sorry!  They have chocolate.  Lots and lots of chocolate. Here, I spooned an ice cream scoop full of dark chocolate cake batter mix into each cupcake liner.  Then, I piped the cream cheese mixtureRead More

65th Travel Birthday Cake

This cake was for a 65 year old retiree who travels the world…literally.  Ah, to be there someday, right?  This is a 2 layer 12 inch cinnamon cake with cream cheese icing in the center, covered with buttercream icing.  I figured a cake shaped like the world would be appropriate! The 65, boat and airplaneRead More

Boy Baby Shower

Another boy!  Seems like last year was the year for girls, but now the boys are catching up!  The hostess couldn’t decide between chocolate or strawberry, so we decided to do both. Here are the chocolates, before adding as decorations.  As you can see, the colors are blue and green.  I used a toothpick toRead More

NFL Cupcakes

Ah, the big guys playing football!  I honestly don’t have a favorite team (I don’t think) in the NFL, so I happily take suggestions of different people’s favorite teams. I started out with Green Bay Packers.  Yellow cupcakes with buttercream icing.  The helmets and footballs are made out of chocolate. Miami Dolphins cupcakes.  Yellow withRead More

College Football Goodies

It’s football season!  Since there are so many college teams, I’m doing a little bit at a time with the different teams. Tennessee Vols cupcakes!  With buttercream icing.  The footballs are made out of chocolate, and I had to freehand the T on the cupcakes. UNC Tarheels cupcakes! With buttercream icing.  The footballs and NC symbolRead More