Mocha Mayhem Cupcakes

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My gorgeous friend Jennifer came over today, so I absolutely had to make her cupcakes. I mean, what sort of a friend would I be not to? So, caution to the wind, and diet aside, I whipped up a batch of the most moist, decadent, and divine cupcakes you could imagine.  Continue reading

Caramelized Coffee Cake with Magical Mystical Maple Frosting

espressocakeI decided to make this cake up today on a whim, and it turned out deliciously! Mr. S seems particularly pleased, which is huge, because he isn’t a dessert person. He has always been especially fond of my magical mystical maple frosting, which I usually put on my old fashioned doughnuts. And what do we have with doughnuts? Why coffee, of course! So this is my riff on coffee and donuts. Enjoy!  Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Magical Mystical Cream Cheese Frosting

The deliciousness of this cake is insane. It is hard for even me to describe. It is moist, fluffy, creamy, light, tangy, warm, rich, and most importantly evocative of holidays past. The spices blend together to create that nostalgic childhood festive feel, of gingerbread houses and pumpkin pies. It can be made year round of course, but I recommend using it for fall through late winter.  Continue reading

Magical Mystical Cream Cheese Frosting

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Magical Mystical Frosting is the most magical mystical frosting of them all. Everyone loves frosting, but this recipe is akin to a peyote spiritual journey. You will have an epiphany while literally tripping on this frosting. The heavenly lightness combined with the rich, creamy tang makes it unsurpassable. Furthermore, its super hero shape holding power guarantees your cake will remain unmelted even on the hottest, most tropical day. Those of you in Germany will appreciate this recipe because in Germany butter and cream cheese have a higher water content, which makes frosting melty.  Continue reading