High Heel / Stiletto Cupcakes

I had admired others as they made high heel (aka stiletto) cupcakes for a long time. I finally got up the guts (and found the perfect occasion when a fashion-forward friend of mine celebrated her birthday AND engagement) to try myself. I had never made them before…and I haven’t made them since (not for lack…

Cookie Monster Oreo Cake

For my sister’s birthday, I knew I wanted to make her a cake that featured her favorite food group: OREOS. I applied my typical cookie variation on Devil’s Food cakes and added Oreo crumbles and mini chocolate chips. After the cake had cooled down, I set about creating Cookie Monster. I frosted two Oreos with…

Devil’s Food Cupcakes

As you can see, I make a lot of Devil’s Food cupcakes. I mean…a lot. And I always try to come up with new ways to frost and decorate them…as well as different flavor combos. The picture on the left was the most recent version I made. This one was a “cookies and cream” version…

Princess/Prince Cupcakes

Hello, Cupcake gave me the inspiration to create this little prince and princess cupcakes when a co-worker hired me to cater dessert for her daughter’s 1st birthday party a few years ago. Hello, Cupcake only had princess cupcakes, but since both girls and boys would be at this party, we wanted them to all feel…

Harry Potter Party

Harry Potter is one of my favorite book series. It hardly matters that the first book was published when I was in my late teens…I was still in that target demographic, right? A close friend of mine simply loves Harry Potter and when it was suggested that we throw her a Harry Potter themed birthday…