Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Let's Bake!

I've had a hankering for a while to do some baking. Not sure why, I just have. 
Probably all the ridiculous inspiration that comes by way of the world wide web and wonderful world of blogging. 
Take a look... 

Vanilla Almond Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
Sour Cream Raspberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Filling and Meringue Frosting
These beautiful lovelies come courtesy of Ming Makes Cupcakes

Spiced Cupcakes with Citrus Glaze
Spiced Cupcakes with Citrus Glaze 
Flourless Peanut Chocolate Cookies
Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake
Yummy things from Martha Stewart

Red Velvet Cake with Raspberries and Blueberries
Red Velvet Cake with Raspberries & Blueberries
Fudgy Coffee Brownies
Fudgy Coffee Brownies
Maple Pecan Pie in Wheat-Flavored Crust
Maple Pecan Pie
Gourmet inspiration from 

A little bit late for the holidays but perfect to take the guesswork out of birthdays or random gifts for the bakers in your lives, or for you to anonymously send to your husband for the baker in his life (you.) 
A perfect rundown of the essentials (from the beginner to the novice) - you're going to want need everything on this list! 

Gifts for Bakers - What Bakers Want! from the old Sur La Table blog.

I'll leave you with some great baking (and food) blogs to check out while I try to choose what yummy little morsel I'm going to bake: 

I'm thinking I'm in the mood for cupcakes...hmmm

ps - Here's a cake I made spur of the moment for a friend's birthday gathering and yes that is a bottle of Baileys Irish Cream - what else are you going to drink with chocolate cake? 
Here's the recipe, I literally just Googled 'easy chocolate cake' and then made a frosting and threw sprinkles on top - that's the secret by the way, sprinkles makes everything & anything look amazing!



  1. I too have had a urge to bake. Usually I am so awful at it but the other morning I successfully made chocolate chip pancakes! Eeek!
    Your cake looks DELICIOUS, I am sure you enjoyed it!!!

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  2. Cupcake 23 looks amazing... I'd like one now!

  3. Yes, please to all those desserts! My mouth is literally watering for all those cupcakes! And you are quite the baker, you cake looks fabulous!

  4. I am starving!!! The vanilla with the lemon filling is calling my name! And your cake looks amazing!!!


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