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|
|Flourless Peanut Chocolate Cookies|
Yummy things from Martha Stewart!
|Red Velvet Cake with Raspberries & Blueberries|
|Fudgy Coffee Brownies|
|Maple Pecan Pie|
Gourmet inspiration from Epicurious.com
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!