Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream | From My Sweet Heart

“ANYTHING SIMPLE ALWAYS INTERESTS ME.”  David Hockney. In the culinary world, we speak so often to ‘depth of flavor’ and layering of seasoning and spices.  Honestly, to me, sometimes keeping it extremely simple is best.  I love to experiment with some over the top flavor combinations. But there are those times when I just want…

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Sweet Cream Ice Cream


“ICE CREAM IS EXQUISITE.  WHAT A PITY IT ISN’T ILLEGAL.”  Voltaire.   I know what you are thinking.  Vanilla ice cream?  Really?  How exciting can that be???  But sometimes you just have to start with the basics.  And this sweet cream ice cream is the perfect canvas for so many creations.  There is basically nothing…

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting


“LIFE IS UNCERTAIN.  EAT DESSERT FIRST.”  Ernestine Ulmer.  So I live in D.C. where there are an abundance of cupcake bakeries.  And it occurred to me one day….that I could do that!  Okay.  Maybe not in mass.  But I was certainly capable of making something better than a funfetti cupcake!  I am starting off the…

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