Baby Shower Cake

Roopa My friend is having a baby! Another friend threw a surprise Baby Shower, so I obviously said I could make the cake. The gender is going to be a surprise, so I wanted the whole thing to be pretty gender neutral. The request was chocolate cake with cream cheese icing, which kind of dictated … More Baby Shower Cake

Red Velvet Cupcakes

RED VELVET CUPCAKES WITH CINNAMON CREAM CHEESE ICING Roopa It’s a coworker’s birthday soon, and she said her favourite flavours are red velvet and dark chocolate; I elected to make these red velvet cupcakes that have turned out really well before, and top them with dark chocolate almonds. 

Christmas Cupcakes

RED VELVET CUPCAKES WITH CINNAMON CREAM CHEESE ICING Roopa I used this red velvet cupcake recipe from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World (and I actually remembered the oil this time!), and this cream cheese icing recipe. Nothing terribly novel. Most of my baking this break has to fit in small time slots, so I need … More Christmas Cupcakes

Mini Bundt Cake

Chocolate Mini Bundt with Cream Cheese Icing Roopa I had some leftover batter, and made a mini bundt along with some cupcakes. The recipe is over with the original post here. 

Veganish Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Roopa I tried a slight adjustment to my normal chocolate cupcake recipe today; I used coffee instead of milk. I actually liked the taste quite a bit more. The texture was a little bit soft right out of the oven, but after 20 minutes they’re pretty reasonable. They are a little more moist and sticky, … More Veganish Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Rainbow Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Roopa I’ve always eyed rainbow cakes – I like bright things far too much – and finally decided to try making one. I modeled it off of Sweetapolita’s rainbow cake, but changed things up with the decorations, mostly based on the birthday boy’s favourites. The cake recipe can be found here: http://sweetapolita.com/2011/04/rainbow-doodle-birthday-cake/ I didn’t have … More Rainbow Cake with Cream Cheese Icing