Fall Baking Fun

On Thanksgiving, we had a little dessert party with our neighbors.  It was full of Fall treats and so much fun.  Our treats included apple pie… and pecan pie… and pumpkin pies… Shoo Fly Cake… some pear crisp… a pumpkin bundt cake with streusel filling and dark chocolate ganache… and some spice cupcakes with mapleContinue reading “Fall Baking Fun”

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Fall is my very favorite time of the year.  I love everything about Fall.  The cooler weather, the beautiful colors, the yummy baking.  All of it.  So when the PTSO asked me to donate cupcakes for the teachers to have a treat during the parent/teacher conferences last week, I couldn’t resist.  I was so excitedContinue reading “Caramel Apple Cupcakes”

Cake Challenge

Yesterday was the Cake Challenge at Michael’s here in Colorado Springs.  I’ve never competed in a cake decorating contest before and it was just amazing.  The cakes had to consist of at least two tiers.  They could be iced or covered in fondant prior to the contest but not decorated.  Up to 50% of theContinue reading “Cake Challenge”