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 brownies. They are a favorite in our household and a weekly staple, which doesn’t leave much room—in our plates or in our waistbands—for experimenting with … [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 the brain, thus the imagination, thus I need to eat to write. I’m the creator of both. Cupcakes, like champagne, are extremely festive. Thus there … [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]

Copycat Sprinkles Cupcakes

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Eight days ago, on November 17th, my daughter, Estée Grace was born. We’d kept the baby’s gender a surprise, and let me tell you, we were surprised! … [Continue reading]

Babyshower Cupcakes

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Tonight is my sister-in-law and my baby shower. We’re expecting 2 weeks apart! I’m celebrating it by baking…drumroll…cupcakes. Since I’m not sure … [Continue reading]

Hot Chocolate Glazed Cupcakes

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  My son’s school requires a parent to cater snack for an entire week for an entire class twice a year. Might sound laborious when you have 25 … [Continue reading]