The fresh taste of lemon and strawberry will remind you of your favorite summertime beverage. NO-BAKE STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CHEESECAKE BITESINGREDIENTS : Crust 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted Filling 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons […]


Cupcakes are the perfect food.  They have equal proportions of cake to icing (if made correctly) and come in a neat little package.  The best thing about cupcakes, is that they come in so many different varieties. Being that I am on a cannoli kick (see previous post “Cannoli Cups”), I decided to make a […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Stuffed Cupcakes

Yellow cupcakes with chocolate chip cookie dough in the middle and topped with brown sugar frosting! Today, we celebrate my Wesley. He is 3 years old! My husband commented that it should mean he wakes up today completely potty trained. Ingredients: For the cookie dough balls: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup […]

Cheesecake Cupcakes (Oreo) With Chocolate Ganache

The first time I made these delicious Oreo cheesecake cupcakes, I realized it was a bad, bad idea! The thing is that my husband, who by the way has a sweet tooth, went completely crazy about these cute cupcakes. I have to admit that even I’m not indifferent towards this heavenly treats. But to make […]


Many people say cheesecake is one of the hardest things to make. With my recipe, they don’t have to be! I’ve gone through so many recipes and techniques that I’ve nailed down what makes them great. These cheesecakes are among my favorite things to cook (and eat), as they’re not only delicious but impossibly cute. […]


Learn how to make buttercream frosting with this easy tutorial.  This is the BEST recipe for homemade buttercream, it pipes perfectly, and makes a great base for other frosting flavors too! Today we’re covering how to make homemade buttercream frosting. Actually, we’re covering just how EASY it is to make your own frosting right at […]

Gooey Chocolate S’mores Cupcakes

These are the perfect s’mores cupcakes: a graham cracker base, soft and decadent chocolate cake, gooey Hershey’s chocolate buttercream center, and toasted marshmallow frosting. It’s week four of our June Barbecue Menu where we’ve spent the month putting together an entire meal’s worth of BBQ courses. We started with Strawberry Limeades, followed that up with […]