Party Panache, Pecan Pie & Salted Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes

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    This recipe from Karen at Back Road Journal has soared to the top of our favorite desserts list       I think you can probably see why…       What’s better than your own personal cheesecake cupcake?         Topped anyway you like!     I used what I … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Brown Sugar Pecan Bread Pudding Muffins

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This is sorta like french toast, meets pecan pie meets bread pudding… baked like a cupcake    😋 This brioche followed me home one day and I stuck it in the freezer until I had a plan I made a plan Bread pudding French toast Pecan pie All mixed up into a delectable little muffin Put … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet Tea Lemonade Cupcakes & Sweet Tea Vodka Poke Cake

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Drink your sweet tea and eat it too! Put it in your cupcakes and spike your loaf cake with Sweet Tea Vodka! The batter starts with Lemon cake mix, and the liquid is sweet tea with a little almond extract I like to make mini cupcakes, they’re easy to eat and don’t feel so sinful … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Strawberry Muffins

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Here’s the great thing about these muffins, they are made with very little sugar.  They also have cream cheese in the batter for a little protein   I made these for the kiddos when we were having a little afternoon birthday party last week, and I didn’t want to load them up with sugar right … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Pancakes & Bacon Cupcakes

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My Secret Recipe Club assignment this month is It’s Yummy to My Tummy That sounds good! The funny thing is that Heather was assigned my blog last month! You can see what she made from my recipe index here I am always looking for grabable [you know easy to grab] breakfast type foods for busy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Cupcakes in the Candy Store

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One of my favorite decorating themes at Christmas time is CANDY! Growing up it was all about candy for me, and my mom made me the most wonderful gingerbread house with all the trimmings which she kept in the freezer and brought out every year.  I have been collecting sweets for a while now and … Continue reading

Cupcakes & Tea for the Witch & Me!

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Halloween is just around the corner so I decided a little insurance might be a good idea…Just in case a witch stops by, to cast a spell, or spill some spiders, or do some other ghastly prank or ghoulish trick…I set a table for her & me, so we could sit down for a cup … Continue reading

Party Panache, Fisherboy Cupcakes

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With a house full of company I love to spoil them with some homemade snacks and goodies.  I saw these cupcakes on Pinterest [from nothingbutcountry.com] and thought they would be perfect for the big Labor Day weekend on the coast.  I made red velvet cupcakes with blue buttercream icing.  Something about Labor Day makes me … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Salted Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

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I almost always make mini cupcakes instead of full sized ones.  Little one or two bite wonders have universal appeal and satisfy a sweet craving without being over indulgent.  They are great for gift giving, packed tightly in a cute box they will travel well.  I love to serve these at parties too.  Even after … Continue reading

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