Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.

In a medium bowl (or kitchen aid bowl, hehe) cream together the sugar and butter.

Beat in eggs one at a time.

Stir in vanilla and lemon.

Combine flour and baking powder, then add to the creamed mixture and mix well. 

Finally stir in milk until batter is smooth.

Spoon batter into the prepared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Let cool.

Follow the steps here to create a thick and creamy frosting. Be sure to add a fun spring color!

Roll cupcakes in a bowl of sprinkles!

Voila. A perfect cupcake for spring!

Until next time,

Friday, April 1, 2011

[TEA TIME TREAT] White Chips Brownies

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Beat eggs in large bowl until foamy; gradually beat in sugar. Add butter and vanilla; beat until blended. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; add to egg mixture, beating until blended. Stir in white chips. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until brownies being to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares. Be sure to add a whole bunch of nuts on top to add a bit of crunch (optional).