This Fourth of July, you’ll no doubt be invited to a picnic or get-together of some sort and asked to bring a side dish or dessert. Make things easy on yourself and keep it simple with White Chocolate and Sprinkle Covered Strawberries! No baking required, they can be made the night before, and you don’t have to be a pastry chef to decorate them!
Fourth of July
Growing up, we lived just a block away from the nearest convenient store, so during the summer we loved to walk over and stock up on candy cigarettes, gummy bears, and of course SLUSHIES! There was just something magical about artificial fruit flavored syrupy slush that gave you a killer brain freeze with each sip. I set out to make an adult version of this childhood classic, but found that… Keep Reading
Here in the Pacific Northwest we’re blessed with pretty mild weather, so most houses and apartments don’t have air conditioning. Every summer though, we hit about one week where the temperatures are a little too much to handle and you find yourself sleeping in the bathtub with an ice pack on the back of your neck! To get prepared I’m stocking our freezer with ice cream and popsicles! So far… Keep Reading
Celebrate this coming Fourth of July with classic vanilla cupcakes that have a sweet strawberry surprise center and rich buttery frosting! The cupcakes themselves are low-fat and the strawberry center is just a simple strawberry reduction with no added sugar.. That means guilt-free indulging! Well.. almost guilt-free! ; ) Bonus tutorial on how to create the ‘sparkler’ toppers as well!
What better way to recognize Memorial Day than with red and blue velvet cupcakes! The moist velvety cake and rich buttercream frosting make a perfect red, white, and blue combination for Memorial Day or the Fourth of July!