Archive for the ‘Baking’ Category

There’s something else going on when I’m wielding a hand-mixer besides just making sweet food.

It’s a comfort thing.

Gold themed Christmas cupcakes

Baking conjures memories of  how my sister and I, out of sheer boredom on a Saturday night (and also because my parents didn’t allow many store-bought sweets) would bake up some cookies, or a cake – often inventing recipes. Sometimes to disastrous results, but other times surprisingly yummy!

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I baked these for my great-niece’s Hallowe’en fun! They’re banana chocolate cupcakes with fluffy vanilla icing. Both recipes are from Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes.


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