Merry Christmas! Celebrate the season with Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

I’m writing this on the day of Christmas eve, listening to Hanson’s Snowed in, because it doesn’t quite feel like Christmas without it, after I just frosted 2 dozen cupcakes. They aren’t just any cupcakes, they are caramel filled chocolate cupcakes with milk chocolate frosting, festive sprinkles and a hint of sea salt. It’s a… Continue reading Merry Christmas! Celebrate the season with Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

Buttercream Frosting

STOP! Put the jarred frosting back on the shelf. One thing that you really shouldn’t skimp out on is the frosting. Jarred frosting has a weird taste to it, and it’s super difficult to spread. If you go through the trouble of fixing up the box cake, you’ll undo all of your efforts if you… Continue reading Buttercream Frosting

The Best Boxed Cake

Growing up, my family made a lot of boxed cakes for birthdays instead of getting something from the bakery. You really can’t beat the price. However, it is painfully clear that a box cake is just not as good. This is what I do to “fix” a box cake. Please trust me on the ingredients,… Continue reading The Best Boxed Cake