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Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling

Tender Lemon Cupcakes filled with a delicious creamy blackberry filling and topped with cream cheese frosting. The whole thing is decorated with a candy heart. They make an impressive display for any occasion. You know how people say they are dog people or cat people, and you rarely have bipartisan pet people? Well, I think …

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Chocolate Charlotte Royal

Chocolate Charlotte Royal is a show-stopper dessert that is a soft cake and chocolate buttercream roll, filled with a smooth bavarian filling. For the June daring bakers challenge, Rebecca from BakeNQuilt.com, challenged us to make Charlotte Royale and Charlotte Russe from scratch. Savory or sweet Charlottes were definitely tasty showstoppers. I am really enjoying this group. So …

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Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup Cake

Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup Cake is a beautifully simple and delicious cake that is perfect for any celebration. There are no fancy techniques, this cake bakes with a surprise center. When my in-laws moved to an independent living facility, I was the benefactor of my mother-in-law’s recipe box. This box is a piece of art. It was …

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Triple Chocolate Lamingtons

Triple Chocolate Lamingtons is a delicacy that is as tasty as it is elegant. Using chocolate three different ways satisfies even the toughest chocoholic. It is that time of month when I participate in a baking challenge on a website called The Daring Kitchen, that issues monthly challenges to it’s members. Members are from all over …

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Salted Caramel Butterscotch Budino (Italian Pudding)

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Budino is an Italian pudding that is so creamy and delicious. This dessert consists of three layers. A creamy pudding topped with a deep caramel which is all sprinkled with a flaky sea salt. John and I have a favorite place to go for dinner. The chef was classically trained and worked …

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Snowflake Chocolate Bundtlettes

Snowflake Chocolate Bundtlettes are just a little more special than a cupcake and small enough that each person can enjoy one all to themselves. We recently got together with several of our good friends for a great evening. Everyone brings something to eat so when I received the invitation, I immediately started to think about what …

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