Cupcake Wedding

Wedding cupcakes make a beautiful alternative to a traditional cake that are easier to share with your guests.

Happy Birthday

Wish them an extra sweet birthday with these delightful cupcake cookies, made with our signature shortbread recipe.

Cake Decorating

Turn a basic cake into a treat worthy of a celebration with some buttercream frosting and a few creative details.

Best Cupcake Recipes .. one happy bite at a time!

This nut-free recipe for Hummingbird Cake is full of pineapple, banana, and sunflower seeds!  There’s so much flavor you won’t miss the nuts!  I’m allergic to nuts.  I mean, I can have peanuts because technically they’re a legume, but almonds, walnuts, cashews… they make me swell up and honestly I don’t want to know what…

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Spice up your Spritz!  With lots of cinnamon flavor, these buttery Cinnamon Spritz Cookies are a fun twist on a classic. OXO has supplied me with the tools to make these cookies, the recipe and opinions are my own.  #OXOgoodcookies I typically only make Spritz Cookies during the holiday season since that’s when my Mom…

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Squeeze out every last minute of summer fun with these easy to make Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies! If you’ve been a follower of my blog for the last few years, you’ll know that I love this recipe for sugar cookies! I’ve made buttercream rose sugar cookies, baseball sugar cookies, pretzel cinnamon sugar cookies,  donut…

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsungUnlocked #CollectiveBias Recently, I hosted a Smartphone Photography Workshop for a small event planning firm in the DC area.  While getting ready to host this workshop, I realized a few things about my process of taking and editing…

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoHoppinGood #BlueBunny #CollectiveBias Summer is almost over and my kids are getting antsy!  To beat the heat, I threw a Back to School Ice Cream Social for all the neighborhood kids! What kid doesn’t love ice cream?  I…

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Surprise your family with these Lemon Blueberry Muddy Buddies… a tart new spin on the classic! I was provided the ingredients to make this by Chex Cereal, however all the opinions are my own.  My kids love the classic peanut butter and chocolate Muddy Buddies.  They practically beg me to make a batch at least…

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Treat your family to a fun summer day at the park with this Kid Friendly Picnic and Charcuterie Board! Let me set the scene for you.  It’s a beautiful summer day and you want to get the kids out of the house for a fun afternoon at the state park.   Food, games,  and exploring.…

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Look no further, I’ve rounded up the Best Summer Treats for your to make and enjoy with your friends and family! Hummingbird Cake – by me!!! Mini Banana Puddings Key Lime Creme Poke Cake Banana Pudding Dip Easy S’mores Funnel Cake Rhubarb Crisp Caramel S’mores Popcorn Strawberry Cheesecake Dip Blueberry Maple Mini Cheesecake Parfaits Chocolate Cream…

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This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. Tart key limes and farm fresh eggs paired with a buttery crust and smooth whipped cream make this Key Lime Pie the perfect summer dessert!  I’m super excited to share…

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This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. Welcome to the first #SummerDessertWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. We’re so glad that you’ve joined us for this week long event of desserts and giveaways. You’re…

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Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Squeeze out every last minute of summer fun with these easy to make Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies! If you’ve been a follower of my blog for the last few years, you’ll know that I love this recipe for sugar cookies! I’ve made buttercream rose sugar cookies, baseball sugar cookies, pretzel cinnamon sugar cookies,  donut…

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Smartphone Photography Workflow for Instagram | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com #SamsungUnlocked #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsungUnlocked #CollectiveBias Recently, I hosted a Smartphone Photography Workshop for a small event planning firm in the DC area.  While getting ready to host this workshop, I realized a few things about my process of taking and editing…

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Back to School Ice Cream Social | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com #sponsored #BlueBunny #Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoHoppinGood #BlueBunny #CollectiveBias Summer is almost over and my kids are getting antsy!  To beat the heat, I threw a Back to School Ice Cream Social for all the neighborhood kids! What kid doesn’t love ice cream?  I…

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Kid Friendly Picnic & Charcuterie Board | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Treat your family to a fun summer day at the park with this Kid Friendly Picnic and Charcuterie Board! Let me set the scene for you.  It’s a beautiful summer day and you want to get the kids out of the house for a fun afternoon at the state park.   Food, games,  and exploring.…

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Kid Friendly Picnic & Charcuterie Board | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Treat your family to a fun summer day at the park with this Kid Friendly Picnic and Charcuterie Board! Let me set the scene for you.  It’s a beautiful summer day and you want to get the kids out of the house for a fun afternoon at the state park.   Food, games,  and exploring.…

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Lemon Blueberry Muddy Buddies | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Surprise your family with these Lemon Blueberry Muddy Buddies… a tart new spin on the classic! I was provided the ingredients to make this by Chex Cereal, however all the opinions are my own.  My kids love the classic peanut butter and chocolate Muddy Buddies.  They practically beg me to make a batch at least…

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How to Make Lower Calorie Chip Shop Fish Supper At Home

My nearest traditional chippy, despite living in London, is a fifteen minute walk away meaning at least a 30 minute round trip to collect a serving of the nation’s favourite cod and chips. So we hadn’t considered we might enjoy fish and chips at home as easily.   Normally eating fish and chips is something...

[Read it now!]--> Combi Microwave Potato Wedges for Chip Shop Fish Supper

The Best Summer Treats | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Look no further, I’ve rounded up the Best Summer Treats for your to make and enjoy with your friends and family! Hummingbird Cake – by me!!! Mini Banana Puddings Key Lime Creme Poke Cake Banana Pudding Dip Easy S’mores Funnel Cake Rhubarb Crisp Caramel S’mores Popcorn Strawberry Cheesecake Dip Blueberry Maple Mini Cheesecake Parfaits Chocolate Cream…

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Key Lime Pie #SummerDessertWeek | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. Tart key limes and farm fresh eggs paired with a buttery crust and smooth whipped cream make this Key Lime Pie the perfect summer dessert!  I’m super excited to share…

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Ice Cream Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes #SummerDessertWeek | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.comCone Cupcakes #SummerDessertWeek | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine. Welcome to the first #SummerDessertWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. We’re so glad that you’ve joined us for this week long event of desserts and giveaways. You’re…

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Hummingbird Cake | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

This nut-free recipe for Hummingbird Cake is full of pineapple, banana, and sunflower seeds!  There’s so much flavor you won’t miss the nuts!  I’m allergic to nuts.  I mean, I can have peanuts because technically they’re a legume, but almonds, walnuts, cashews… they make me swell up and honestly I don’t want to know what…

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Backyard Unicorn Party inspired by Dr Pepper | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DrPepperPickYourPepper If you’re anything like me, whenever you see a unicorn your heart skips a beat and  your heart fills with thoughts of rainbows and all thinks pink!  Let this Backyard Unicorn Party tutorial filled with mystical must-haves…

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Côte Brasserie - London Barbican - Sirloin Steak with Frites and Béarnaise Sauce

All things French, as you may know, are my passion. We visit France 2-3 times per year. As a rough estimate I have been to France over fifty times, the equivalent of over a year of my life spent there.

[Read it now!]--> Côte Brasserie – Barbican

Wimbledon Strawberry Sandwich Cake

A twist on the traditional strawberry jam sponge cake, recipe made in association with Typhoo.  Strawberries… the great British summer fruit. I am making the most of them this year because normally we are awash with so many homegrown raspberries we have no reason to buy any other berries.

[Read it now!]--> Wimbledon Strawberry Sandwich Cake

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com #SoHoppinGood #BlueBunny #BombPop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoHoppinGood #BlueBunny #BombPop For a few summers now, I’ve wanted to make another ice cream cookie sandwich.   When I had the opportunity to work with Blue Bunny®, I jumped at the chance and created these Peanut Butter Ice Cream…

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Easy Homemade Strawberry Preserves | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com #FarmToFork

When strawberry season is at its peak, easy homemade strawberry preserves are a must-make for my family! One of my favorite things to do in the summer is take a road trip to the local farm and pick fresh berries with my kids. This year we drove about an hour away to Westmoreland Berry Farm…

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Girls Movie Night with OREO | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EnterTheWonderVault #CollectiveBias Friends, I’m so excited for this post because it’s sponsored by two of my favorite brands, OREO and Kroger! Best Friends Movie Night Hosting a  Best Friends Movie Night doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking.…

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Simple Fresh Bread Recipe - Perfect for weeknight dinners! | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

With a few ingredients and a little time, you can make the most delicious farmhouse fresh bread that will taste better than anything store-bought! ‘Farm to Fork’ I’m so excited to bring you the first of many posts to come in my new series, ‘Farm to Fork’ with Good for You Farm.  This series will show…

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Mojito Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Transform the perfect summer cocktail into a decadent dessert with my recipe for Mojito Cupcakes! My husband’s favorite cocktail is the mojito.  I’m not sure if it’s because he loves the mint or the lime because they are both his favorite flavors.  However, when a bartender makes a mojito right, it’s out of this world…

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{REVIEW} Confections Cupcakery - Manassas, VA | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

I think I found the BEST cupcakes in Virginia at Confections Cupcakery in Manassas! It was by chance that I found out about Confections Cupcakery.  I was meeting a colleague  half way between our offices in Manassas, VA at a Starbucks when as I was pulling in to the parking lot I noticed a huge cupcakes…

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