Archives For October 2014

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

To celebrate one of my favorite holidays, I made these spooky little cupcakes. They are moist, rich and deliciously spiced. The creamy frosting is not too sweet and compliments the cupcakes perfectly. I had a lot of fun decorating them but I think they would be wonderful undecorated as well.  Continue Reading…

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Orange Cheesecake

I think of this cheesecake as a showstopper. Candied citrus slices make quite the presentation arranged on top of the delicately flavored cheesecake. It is more time consuming to prepare than most cheesecakes, but the syrup alone is worth the time involved. You can save the leftover syrup and use it for other recipes or in place of regular syrup. I think it would be delicious drizzled over yogurt. The original recipe called for kumquats but you can use oranges or a combination of both as I did. Keep in mind, preparing all of the kumquats takes a while since they all have to be seeded and sliced. The oranges take less time to prepare.   Continue Reading…