Ingredient: brown sugar
Cupcakes

Piña Colada Upside Down Cupcakes

Pina Colada Upside Down Cupcakes

Here in Boston we’re expecting our third nor’easter in a row this week. The first one was all rain, the next one was a few inches of snow, so who knows what to expect this week! But today was spring forward so that means spring is close, right?  Well, I know that Easter is just a few weeks away.  And so is Passover.  Those mean spring, right?! These Piña Colada Upside Down Cupcakes are not Passover friendly (check out my Passover cookie cake inspired by Molly Yeh!), but they are super delicious and they just scream spring! Continue Reading

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Brownies

Pots O’ Gold

Pot O' Gold Guinness brownie pots with caramel Irish Whiskey gold mousse

Well, they say March comes in like a lion, and it sure does! That Nor’easter hit Boston hard.  We didn’t get any snow here, but we got a lot of rain and wind and there was a lot of flooding.  I’m holding out hope that it only goes up from here.  March means it’s almost spring. March also means it’s time to start thinking about St. Patrick’s Day and I’m super excited about this recipe. This is a super easy recipe for Pots o’ Gold.

Guinness Brownie Pots Continue Reading

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Cupcakes

Super Bowl Sam ’76 Cupcakes

Super Bowl Sam 76 Cupcakes decorated with red, white, and blue sprinkles and the Patriots logo

Well, another year in Boston and another Super Bowl for the Patriots. This year is an unexciting Super Bowl for me.  I don’t particularly care for either team (sorry fellow Bostonians!) so I may be tuning into the Puppy Bowl instead this year. However, I know there are lots of Pats and Eagles fans out there! I also know there are a lot of people who are going to Super Bowl parties who may want to bring delicious treats!

Super Bowl Sam 76 Cupcakes decorated in green and black sprinkles. Go Eagles! Continue Reading

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Drinks, Sweet

Coconut Milk Hot Cocoa {dairy-free}

Coconut Milk and Dairy Free Chocolate

One of the best coffee shop beverages I ever had was a Coconut Cream Mocha.  I love coconut and I love the combination of coconut and chocolate.  The coconut flavor was so strong and I loved it.  I later learned that the strength of the flavor came from a coconut-flavored syrup, but there is still something so appealing about coconut cream.  Even though it doesn’t bring a strong coconut flavor, I love that it adds just a hint of it. Continue Reading

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Drinks, Sweet

Hot Cocoa Month!

Hot Cocoa with Marshmallows

HAPPY 2018!!! Can you believe it?? 2017 just flew by. And now here we are in January.  The beautiful holiday decorations are coming down, but it’s still bitterly, uncomfortably cold out there. Once New Year’s Day passes and everyone is going back to work after all the holiday fun and excitement, and there are no upcoming holidays to look forward to until Valentine’s day, it’s so much harder to handle the cold. Continue Reading

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