Archive for the ‘Cupcakes’ Category

posted by on Austin, Cupcakes, Japanese, Mexican, Travels

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For our five-year anniversary, my amazing boyfriend surprised me with a weekend trip to Austin, Texas, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect getaway. We had been meaning to hit up the live music capital for some time, and he just so happened to pick the weekend with the best weather — sunny, warm, [...]

posted by on Bakery, Cake, Chelsea, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Cupcakes

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The weather has been so up and down lately that whenever I can catch a warm day, I try to make the most of it. And so a couple weekends ago, when the clouds parted and I could finally feel warmth on my skin (I’ve missed you, Sun!), my boyfriend and I decided to take [...]

posted by on Baking, Cupcakes, Vanilla

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Ever since I caught the baking bug a few years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find me using a prepackaged mix. But since I was gifted a Sprinkles cupcake mix over the holidays, I was curious to see how the famed L.A. cupcakery’s formula would fare. Plus, I figured it was a good treat to [...]

posted by on American, Baking, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Cupcakes, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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When I first moved into my new apartment, one of the more exciting storefronts was the one for the soon-to-arrive Little Cupcake Bakeshop, a Brooklyn bakery that would be crossing the bridge. This Sunday, their Manhattan doors finally opened and revealed loads of buttercream, chandeliers and cupcake-loving New Yorkers. (Who said the cupcake craze was [...]

posted by on Baking, Cupcakes, Fast & Easy, Vegging In

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It is such a challenge not to eat ice cream every day in the summer, since baking in my apartment is the equivalent of sitting in the New York Sports Club’s sauna. (Both feel equally gross.) But I found a recipe for a super quick chocolate pudding, which made for a fantastic, cool summer dessert. [...]

posted by on Blog du jour, Cupcakes, Dessert, Food etc., Girly

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I love photo food blogs like Tastespotting, and this weekend I stumbled upon a new favorite site for some eye candy: Cutest Food. Its premise is simple: pictures of teeny-weeny, super cutesy food including many, but not limited to, desserts. Anyone can submit, but whoever these people are, they are friggin’ talented. Think Ace of [...]