This week’s Pin of the Week chosen by Pinterest Explorer Yazmin Santa Ana is pumpkin spice latte cupcakes from Laura’s blog, Building Buttercream. See the orange center of the cupcake shown above? That’s homemade pumpkin spice filling! The pumpkin spice filling is also mixed into the brown sugar meringue buttercream frosting. Love it! I’m so glad that [...]
Since I learned to make my first ever tiered cake in an online course from Craftsy, I’ve been wanting to find a way to incorporate my besties (cupcakes) into the more traditional world of cake making. I decided to make a cupcake bouquet topper. I was shooting for the topper to look like a pumpkin [...]
I had so much funny creating this homemade gummy spider recipe for Parade magazine made with real fruit juice. It’s inspired by the gummy bear recipe on Elana’s Pantry and, although completely unplanned, it ended up being a bit of an homage to Hans Riegal, the creator of gummy bears who died this month. Head over to [...]
Confessions: It’s been over a year since I baked a cake and probably six years before that one. I’m a cupcake gal through and through. Prior to decorating the cake shown above, I had never decorated a tiered cake. Prior to taking a course from Craftsy (more on that in a second), I’d only taken [...]
You guys love your Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes! That post has over 400 comments, most of them talking about how it’s one of the best vanilla cupcake recipes ever. It’s definitely my favorite vanilla cupcake recipe and I’ve used it as a base recipe for countless other cupcake recipes. Since I posted the Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake [...]
This week’s Outstanding Explorer (read my post about Pinterest Explorers for more information) is Faye Rodriguez from sunny California. She and her friend Yvonne run the blog Live Bake Love. Faye directed me to a moving post about her two year blogging anniversary. Here’s a quote from that post: I do think about stopping (almost on [...]
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