Limoncello Cupcakes~Tuesdays with Dorie~Baking Chez Moi

The little bursts of lemony Limoncello flavor in each bite are at the top of a long list of things I love about this cupcake recipe from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan.  This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie baking group brings an over-the-top sweet treat to my blog.  I will say that this is one […]

Saint Patty’s Day Vanilla Cupcakes with Bittersweet Chocolate Frosting

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I like to think of Saint Patrick’s Day as my personal holiday here at Patty’s Food so I hope no one minds if I say Saint Patty instead of Saint Paddy, yes there is a method to my way of celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day and I’m sticking with it! Today I’m sharing vanilla cupcakes with […]

double chocolate zucchini cupcakes with goat cheese frosting

double chocolate zucchini cupcakes

Today I’m dressing up my Summer zucchini by mixing it into a double chocolaty cupcake batter and for good measure I’m spreading a creamy goat cheese frosting  with a sprinkling of chocolate shavings on top.  One of the enjoyable things about cooking or baking at home is deciding which direction to go in with a […]

Light Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

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I didn’t forget about my light baking project and today’s second installment in my series is another recipe I adapted from America’s Test Kitchen 2011 Light & Healthy Cookbook.  The calories and fat have been reduced but the ‘moist crumb and rich chocolate flavor’ are all there in each bite of these lovely chocolate cupcakes. […]

Brownie Cupcakes with Lavender Icing

Last week I made crystallized or candied  flowers from my own home grown patch of violas à la Martha Stewart.  Would I recommend this activity?  Yes, if you have a few hours to spare.  Do they taste like candy?  Yes, they do.  Was it fun?  Yes it was in a Martha Stewart-ish kind of way.  […]