Posts Categorized: cupcakes

pumpkin cranberry cake (no, it’s not pumpkin spice)

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 I love pumpkin in the fall, but I am totally over pumpkin spice. If it’s your thing, more pumpkin power to ya, but I prefer a natural unspiced pumpkin flavor to my mini bundt cakes. I can’t go so far as to say they are healthy, but I feel somewhat gratified to know I am eating a fruit and veggie in these. Happy harvest baking!… Read more »

smiling scarecrow marshmallow pops

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One of the fun signs of fall, the humble scarecrow is a sweet little dessert pop for the kid in everyone.  Who doesn’t love anything with a carrot nose? These marshmallow pops are so easy to decorate they can be a kids’ table activity or you could have them ready so that the little people leave you alone to eat your pie in peace. I am such… Read more »

dia de los muertos marshmallow pops

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You really cannot go wrong with a marshmallow pop. They are easy, fun, and hold endless marshmallow art possibilities. Trust me I have big plans for big marshmallows for Christmas.  Perhaps I will rename this blog Marshmallow Adventures…. or.. Too Lazy for Cake Pops When I Have Marshmallows. Can I get a coupon or two Jet Puffed? Because I am buying these in bulk. With Thanksgiving coming… Read more »

last minute halloween cupcakes, chocolate frosting, and playing with our food

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At this time of year all busy moms are looking for the cupcake decoration to send to school that requires very little supplies, work, and expense. I propose the monster eyeball. Easy enough for kids to help you make (independence, anyone?), cheap to decorate, and you can eat m&m’s while you play with your food. Or chew gum. Win/win.  Frosting dip: 1 cup powdered sugar,… Read more »

marshmallow pumpkin pops are the new cake pop in our happy place

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Cake pops are both adorable and delicious, but I don’t often have time to make them. Marshmallow pops on the other hand? I almost always have what I need to make them in the pantry. Jumbo marshmallows, straws or popsicle sticks, food coloring… with those ingredients you can make your pops in a jiffy. I even halved the m&m’s so they sat flatly on top. Which… Read more »