cream cheese frosting

Zucchini Cake

by Sara on July 21, 2011

cake and watermelon lemonade

It seems as if I’m growing zucchini myself. Each week, our produce box contains several zucchini, many of which are large and only good for baking. Last weekend I gave away a batch of muffins, and my freezer is overflowing with loaves of baked zucchini bread. Oh yeah, and I baked a cake. Now, I [...]

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the finished cake!

Happy Mother’s Day! This red velvet layer cake with cream cheese frosting and berries was a combination birthday/Mother’s Day cake. I tend to be more of a cupcake girl, but when it comes to a celebration, this cake is perfect. It’s attractive, but not fussy. It’s sweet, but not overly sweet. And because you can [...]

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Key Lime Cupcakes

by Sara on September 23, 2010

key lime cupcakes

I was flipping through old issues of Bon Appetit when I spied a colorful, playful looking green cupcake topped with a mound of icing. To say it looked delicious was a gross understatement. But would it really taste as good as it looked? Only one way to find out. . . Frankly, I think it’s [...]

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

by Sara on October 14, 2009

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

October is by far my favorite month of the year. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and turning on the oven brings a welcome warmth to the home. We are experiencing below normal temperatures (it feels more like late November than mid-October), yet the meteorologists insist winter will be warmer than usual where [...]

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