Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Roopa It’s my coworker’s birthday tomorrow, and he never really eats desserts because he’s allergic to everything. Specifically, he’s allergic to eggs, nuts, and shellfish. I know what you’re thinking – how does one make cupcakes without shellfish?! Thankfully he’s fine with dairy, so this wasn’t really too challenging. That said, finding flavours he likes … More Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Gingerbread Cookies

Roopa It’s Christmas! Which means it’s baking time!!! Owing to work and vacation time and what not, I’m actually in Vancouver for Christmas rather than in Edmonton with my family. One of my coworkers took pity on me and adopted me for Christmas dinner! Naturally, I brought over dessert. I was considering shortbread cookies and … More Gingerbread Cookies

Vanilla Mint Cupcakes

VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH MINT ICING Roopa These are a remake of some Christmas themed cupcakes I made before. It was a little bit shambles – I didn’t have the right sprinkles, I didn’t have blue food colouring, my cupcakes baked funny, and they weren’t even very minty!  But, I like the purple streaks! Small victories! 

Halloween Cupcakes

HALLOWEEN CUPCAKES Roopa I LOOOVE Halloween, so I was pretty excited to make some kind of themed cupcake. As par for the course these days, time is always a bit of a crunch; I made my favourite chocolate cupcakes and used some Betty Crocker icing. I covered everything with oreo crumbs, and then topped them with … More Halloween Cupcakes

Banana Cream filled Cupcakes with Butterscotch-Peanut Butter Icing

Roopa I was requested to do some baking this weekend, and was really feeling the lack of cupcakes in my life. I considered a few possibilities and at the end laziness won, so I made whatever I could that didn’t involve me leaving my house. I had a little bit of peanut butter and some … More Banana Cream filled Cupcakes with Butterscotch-Peanut Butter Icing