Monthly Archives: July 2010

Key Lime Pie

Key lime pie is my favorite dessert ever. Ever. Ever. I would choose key lime pie over any other treat (which is shocking, considering it doesn’t involve cheese and/or chocolate!). This recipe is simple, delicious, and the crust is to-die-for. Though I should note, I didn’t actually use key limes. They don’t sell them at […]

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Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Oh oh oh so good. Cream cheese, in any form, is a good thing. Paired with chocolate? Even better. Black-Bottom Cupcakes Recipe sources: The Great Book of Chocolate & Smitten Kitchen For the filling: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg, at room temperature 2 ounces bittersweet or […]

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New York Subway Cupcakes

I’m leaving today for New York! I’ll be there for almost 2 weeks :) In celebration of my trip, I made New York Subway cupcakes. No fancy instructions here – the cupcakes are chocolate box mix with store-bought frosting. I bought colored fondant and used a circle cookie cutter to make the shapes. I also […]

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Margarita Cupcakes

Let’s be honest. Everything is more fun if alcohol is involved. Baking is no different. Margaritas are my favorite summer drink (…and fall, winter, and spring drink) and these cupcakes are fantastic. And easy! Margarita Cupcakes Recipe source: recipegirl.com Cake: 9 ounces liquid Margarita mix (a little over a cup) 3 ounces tequila (a little […]

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Blackberry Cobbler

One of the two million reasons I love summer is the abundance of fresh fruit. Everything is in season. Blackberries are one of my favorite fruits. Here’s a relatively simple recipe for a blackberry cobbler. If you can tolerate lactose (unlike me), I’d suggest serving it with ice cream. Blackberry Cobbler Recipe source: Cooking Light […]

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