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Strawberry Jam-Filled Easter Cupcakes

strawberry easter cupcakes

So this year for Easter, I decided to take the liberty of baking the dessert for our family’s annual Sunday gathering. I knew that I wanted to do cupcakes as soon as I came across this adorable Wilton Easter baking cups and picks set. The cute picks and baking liners were inexpensive and festive enough that I couldn’t resist buying them. I also came up with the idea of making strawberry cupcakes once I found a box of Pillsbury’s Moist...

Valentine’s Vanilla Chai Cupcakes

For Valentine’s Day in previous years, I have typically gone for baking the standard brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and other chocolate-related desserts. This year, I wanted to mix it up a little, knowing that I was going to be consuming mass amounts of chocolate in other forms anyways, and bake something not within the chocolate realm. I came to the idea of vanilla chai cupcakes after seeing a boxed version of them being sold in the grocery stores. As an...

Recipe: Oreo Snowballs

Every year around the holidays, my mom and I gather up all of our favorite holiday baking recipes and get to work. Since I can remember, it has been a tradition for my mom to make her standard holiday cookies such as: peanut blossoms, peanut clusters, italian cookies, and more. As I have gotten older, I have been able to create and master my own additions to our annual baking recipes. One of my favorite recipes in particular that I...

A New Spin on Cut-Out Cookies

Now, I can’t speak for everyone, but I personally am not the biggest fan of the typical cut-out sugar cookie. As cute as the shapes and decorations may be, I just can’t get past how bland I find the taste of a sugar cookie to be. Therefore, I decided that this year I would find an alternative that would still give me the classic aesthetic of a cut-out cookie with a much better taste. To find this alternative, I obviously...