Mermaid Cupcakes

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No mermaids suffered in the making of these cupcakes. These cupcakes don’t contain any algae or grated seashells. They were made by two little girls who decided they looked like mermaid cupcakes—because of the color…I mean mermaids are always turquoise and pink, right?—thus the name. Last … [Continue reading]

HOT COCOA COOKIES

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For the holidays, I went home. The temperatures dropped well below zero, so we made fires in the living room. A fireplace, for me, has always emblematized mulled wine and hot chocolate. So when I came across a recipe for Hot Cocoa Cookies by Sally’s Baking Addiction in People Magazine, I rolled up … [Continue reading]

Winter Cupcakes

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So much has happened since my last post. First, I ran the New York marathon back in November! Second, I published my third book, THE MASTERMINDS. And … [Continue reading]

Concession Stand Pretzels

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I’m sorry for my long stretch of absence. I have been baking, but I seem to always be making the same two recipes: chocolate chip cookies and … [Continue reading]

Faerie Cupcakes

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This is my Twitter account: Why am I sharing it? Read my mini bio. So what’s the connection between cupcakes and writing? Sugar fuels … [Continue reading]

Mini Brown Sugar Cookies

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As you can tell by my previous post, I’m going through a brown sugar phase. It’s just so darn good. When it bakes, it tastes as though caramel and … [Continue reading]

Muscovado Blondies

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I’ve been preparing my book launch. That’s my excuse for having abandoned Sister Bakers for so long. Not sure what my sister’s excuse is. Sam? … [Continue reading]

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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    Who doesn’t love Christmas trees? They smell heavenly, shine at night, and add dabs of glistening color to any space. Imagine … [Continue reading]

Gingerbread Mug Houses

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Because you get to eat tons of sweets, from Yule logs to gingerbread men, to Christmas puddings and truffle … [Continue reading]

Maple Apple Crumble

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  Crumbles are basically inverted fruit tarts. They are so easy to make and so delicious to eat. Although you can use many different … [Continue reading]