Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting

Nothing says Valentines Day quite like one of these Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting and of course the chocolate hearts are a must! These are some of the most decadent cupcakes I’ve ever made and in such a good way! They are rich and luscious and oh so irresistibly chocolatey! This is definitely […]

Chocolate Mudslide Cake

This Chocolate Mudslide Cake is loaded with chocolate, Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream. The decadent chocolate cake is covered with a spiked buttercream and covered with ganache. You’d be surprised how easy this cake recipe is. This past weekend I kicked my butt into gear and eased myself back into my workout routine. I’ve been […]

Thin Mint Marshmallow Brownies

Rich, fudgy brownies are spread with lightly minted marshmallow creme, then sprinkled with crushed Thin Mints. What’s that you say? Over the top? I can’t hear you. Sometimes we get together with Eric’s out-of-state siblings (on a Google hangout) and play board games. We were playing Scattergories the other day when I caught Eric writing […]


When I was in Cape Town for the Pasella shoot a month ago, I went for dinner afterwards with my good friend Sam Linsell from Drizzle and Dip. I told her I’m in the mood for some really great Dim Sum and she promised me one of the best’s is Wafu (part of Wakame) in […]

Scrumptious Dark Chocolate Cake Strawberry Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Birthday Brad! January 2nd was Brad’s birthday, and we celebrated with a delicious Dark Chocolate Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese icing. I even added freshly sliced strawberries in between the two cake layers to make it that much more decadent. On the side? Chocolate covered strawberries, of course! I love making birthday cakes and […]


No Bake Three Chocolate Cake Recipe – made in a bundt pan, layers of white, milk and dark chocolate and Oreo cookie crust. Topped with chocolate ganache and fresh berries. A chocolate lover’s heaven! Look at those layers? If you like chocolate, you should definitely try this dessert! I made this for a party over […]

Mint Chocolate Layer Cake

A big beautiful Mint Chocolate Layer Cake overflowing with all things mint and chocolate. Let me break it down for you. There are two glorious layers of super soft and fluffy chocolate cake (the kind you can eat without frosting it’s THAT good), a smooth coating of creamy mint buttercream with real chocolate flecks, a […]

Peanut Butter Bourbon Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter Bourbon Chocolate Cake combines layers of moist and rich chocolate cake with a craveable peanut butter bourbon frosting. Top the whole thing with ganache and peanut butter cups for the ultimate celebratory dessert! Healthy eating is EASY! With that in mind, here’s a totally, completely healthy* addition to your new year: Peanut Butter […]

Cheesecake Swirl Carrot Bundt Cake

I’m working with McCormick this year, a brand I’ve been longing to work with for years, to bring you fresh and flavorful recipes. I grew up spicing and flavoring food with McCormick, so I’m thrilled to be on their blogging team! Look what we’ve got today! Carrot cake + cheesecake in one. But first, how […]

Chocolate Fudge Silk Buttercream

Creamy, silky and incredibly light and fluffy, our Chocolate Fudge Silk Buttercream melts on the tongue and is not too sweet. Fine quality cocoa powder and chocolate are both incorporated for a full and robust chocolate fudge flavor. This special buttercream is made using a unique method and is the perfect American style dark Chocolate […]