Category Archives: vanilla

Neapolitan Cupcakes

My dad gave me two packages of Neapolitan Oreos and I was inspired to make some sort of cupcake out of them. Neapolitan is a near-perfect flavor combination – and it’s also such a pretty color palette! These cupcakes were easy to make and look much more labor intensive than they actually are. I used […]

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Cherry-Almond Vanilla Cupcakes

All I can think of when I see these cupcakes is the moment, during the process of making them, when I dropped an entire jar of maraschino cherries on the floor of my kitchen. Cherries… lost. Kitchen floor… forever sticky. I mean, really, do you know how are it is to un-stick maraschino cherry juice?! […]

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

I don’t know about you, but it PAINS me to buy vanilla extract at the grocery store. A teeny tiny little bottle for such an outrageous price. If you bake a lot (which I’m guessing you do if you’re reading this blog), consider making your own vanilla extract! It could not be more easy to […]

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White Chocolate Vanilla Cupcakes

Spring is such a pretty time of the year. Pastel colors are back in fashion, Easter candy lines the store shelves, and the weather is finally becoming a-m-a-z-i-n-g. [Have I mentioned that Wisconsin has had temps in the 80s for the past week? Wisconsin. 80s. In. March.] So in celebration, here are some pretty cupcakes! […]

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Vanilla Rich Chip Cake

This cake is sinfully good. Seriously. Vanilla Rich Chip Cake For the cake: 1 box yellow cake mix 1 package (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup water 4 eggs 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup miniature chocolate chips For the glaze: 3 Tablespoons melted […]

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