Motherhood impending last year, Mr Cherryspoon and I decided on a baby moon. We were also two minutes away from having construction on our house, I think you know we’re I’m getting at here, we needed a budget getaway, so we opted for a short cruise. It was alright but that’s besides point, the point is it sailed from Boston and amidst all the cool historical sites we saw walking around downtown we stumbled upon Sweet Cupcakes.
This lady is very particular about sweets, she doesn’t like anything too sweet, in fact she even says she doesn’t like desserts. The nerve!
I baked her the cake above! The flavoring was tricky, since only thing she could bring herself to say about desserts is that she loves Blueberry Muffins. Technically a breakfast food, but mama takes what she can get! Continue reading →
Ok, so I need to be honest here, this is the first recipe I ever developed myself, it’s based off of Ruhlman’s Cookie Ratio and I then made the necessary adjustments for it to be Red Velvet Cookie. These cookies have to travel to my husband’s office, I opted for a White Chocolate Drizzle that I figured would travel better than Cream Cheese Glaze. Continue reading →
I humbly theorize that cupcake bakeries inspired the many stores now available in Brazil (at least in the state of São Paulo) that only sell Brigadeiros! Brigadeiros of every variation possible, I had the opportunity to sit at a Brigaderia and share five of these variations with my very awesome Mom. Continue reading →
Just in time for Valentine’s Day a recipe to be eaten with a loved one, or many loved ones, for that matter! Sarah Copeland’s “The Newlywed Cookbook” is full of recipes for us crazy peeps that love hanging out in the kitchen, and you have a chance to win one! Continue reading →
Yea, it took me this long to go to a Sprinkles, and turns out one just opened in New York, none the less while still in LA, I checked out the flagship store and it was very cool. The thing … Continue reading →
Bob’s Coffee and Donuts, a constant in all the Best Donuts in LA lists, was not a let down, I have to say had the Chocolate Glazed Donut that was undeniably awesome, it was so fresh, soft and light. Continue reading →
Headed to the Farmer’s Market where I had one of the best Coffee Flavored Ice Creams I’ve had in ages at Bennett’s Ice Cream. They make the Ice Cream right there at there at the Store, and it was delicious, creamy Coffee Ice Cream. Continue reading →
Spent Thanksgiving week in LA, and my sister in law, suggested we visit La Brea Bakery, this Artisanal bakery is now huge and you can buy their products all over America, the first store however is still open and still … Continue reading →
This is my Peanut Butter Pie for Mikey. The recipe and the reason can be found here. While I am a day late on the deadline I believe we should all: …share it with someone you love. Then hug them … Continue reading →
Nine months, boys and girls, that how long I was in the Pastry program at ICE, and what do I have to show for it? Everything! For starters how about my final project! A celebration cake complete with gum paste … Continue reading →
Today I played hooky for an hour and left the office to trek up to Cookie Bar Pop Up Store. (Don’t worry I won’t get in trouble I brought cookies back!) Tomorrow is their last day and I highly recommend … Continue reading →