Tag: chocolate

Spiced Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Sunday is a holy day to some and a relaxing day to most. To me, Sunday is not only holy and relaxing, but also the best day to bake! Yesterday, I sat pondering what yummy goodness I would make that day. I’ve really been tempted to make cinnamon buns,...

Chewy Chunky Blondies

Perhaps it’s because I am a blonde that makes me unintentionally bias toward this dessert, or perhaps it’s the chocolate chip cookie-like dough that has me hooked to making these (we all know that all dessert dough is to die for, but these blondies and these make my ultimate favorite doughs)....

Things I’m Loving This Week

These are just a few things I’m loving this week: This past Monday, I went to the Great Jones Spa in NYC for a facial. I’ve gotten a few facials in my lifetime, and this one takes the cake! It was the most relaxing and stress-relieving experience ever – other than...

Red Velvet & Chocolate Mocha Cake Balls!

My sister and I decided to spend last Sunday making cake balls. It was our first time making these little bite sized cakes, and we both spent ample time on the web (especially Bakerella’s blog) trying to perfect the art of the perfect cake ball. We took a ton of photos,...

Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart

And again, Dorie Greenspan’s book makes an appearance… I sifted through the pages of Greenspan’s book searching for the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving this year. I did made an apple pie (with a pretty green new dish I recently purchased), and brought along some ginger spice cookies, but I...

I Think I Found a Winner: Chocolate Chip Cookies

“My Best Chocolate Chip Cookies” While babysitting my boss’s kids last weekend, I came across a book shelf of cookbooks, so naturally I opened pretty much every one of them. I have a bit of ADD when it comes to looking through cookbooks, because really, if you’re not looking...