Winter White Cupcake Wreath

Winter White Cupcake Wreath

Ever since I laid my hands on “Hello, Cupcake!”, Irresistibly playful creations anyone can make, by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, I’ve been dying to make the White Wreath. The project really is as easy as the blandishments in the book claim....
Sticky Toffee Trifle

Sticky Toffee Trifle

I’ve always been a fan of Sticky Toffee Pudding with its dense cake and luscious caramel sauce, so I was eager to try this lighter, caramel-custard version with its drool-worthy trifle presentation. I took it to a friend’s house recently as a contribution...
Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

When I was planning the table setting Monkeying Around, I discovered Monkey Bread. Where has it been all my life? It’s absolutely delicious and a really fun thing to make with small kids. Those sticky little hands can be put to such good use! The little sugar...
Deconstructed Black Forest Cake

Deconstructed Black Forest Cake

Birthday cakes don’t always have to be in cake form. Our son, Adam, has a great fondness for Black Forest cake which is greeted with only tepid interest by most of the other family members. I thought that doing a deconstructed version for Adam’s birthday...
Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake

Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake

This seems to be the year of the blackberry. We are enjoying Blackberry Mojitos, Blackberry Champagne Cocktails and now, a Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake. There’s something delightful about the deep purple, plump, tart berries that make a wonderful transition...