Buttercream Icing

Real butter gets a bad rap sometimes, but nothing tastes as good on a cake (in my opinion) as buttercream icing made with REAL butter. You can decorate with it as you wish.  Add color to make it work for you project. I don’t recommend it under fondant, however.  But, for a sweet, buttery icing, you […]

Coconut Pecan Icing

My sweet daughter, age 7, heard her VBS teacher say that she didn’t get a birthday cake because her daughter had eaten all of the icing (for German Chocolate Cake) before they could bake the cake.  My thoughtful daughter asked if I would make some birthday cupcakes for this sweet lady who didn’t get a […]

Mother’s Anyday Treat- Frugal Frappuccino

Get out your blender, Magic Bullet, Ninja… or whatever you can find because this is a fun treat to make for yourself or your mom all year round.   This recipe makes enough to share, about  three 10-ounce servings.  See notes below recipe on making one serving at a time and for making it Low-Carb… an […]

Easy Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

I found this idea on pinterest, although I made it even easier and just a little more delicious. Note- I’m taking these to a party.  In order to keep these from rolling around on a plate and keep them somewhat upright, I’ve put them in Deviled Egg Trays with Snap On Lids. . Now, on to […]

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

These were probably the easiest cupcakes I’ve ever made for a party. My kids were able to help out and they still looked great. (You know how sometimes the kids want to help, but…well, really, you’d rather they didn’t…?) The kids made the fondant bows (after I showed them how) and they put the cookies […]

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