Chocolate Velvet Cupcakes with Brown Butter Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Velvet Cupcakes with Brown Butter Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting | From My Sweet Heart

“WHEN YOU LOOK AT A CUPCAKE, YOU’VE GOT TO SMILE.”  Anne Byrn. It feels like a while since I’ve baked cupcakes.  So these sure did put a smile on my face.  I belong to a group of cake baking fanatics, The Cake Slice Bakers.  This year we are baking from The Southern Cake Book by…

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Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes

Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes | From My Sweet Heart

“THE ONLY WAY CHEESE IS DESSERT IS WHEN IT IS FOLLOWED BY THE WORD CAKE.”  Michele Gorman. If it were up to me, every meal of the day would be followed by dessert! Now having said that, sometimes you just want a smaller bite.  These little strawberry cheesecake cupcakes are just that.  Fresh strawberry puree…

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Chocolate & Irish Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate & Irish Cream Cupcakes | From My Sweet Heart

“A QUARREL IS LIKE BUTTERMILK, ONCE IT’S OUT OF THE CHURN; THE MORE YOU SHAKE IT, THE MORE SOUR IT GROWS.”  Irish Saying. The only quarrel that will likely start over these pretty black and white Irish Cream cupcakes is who will get the last one!  Buttermilk is one of the key ingredients in these…

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Pumpkin Pecan Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting


“I WOULD RATHER SIT ON A PUMPKIN AND HAVE IT ALL TO MYSELF, THAN BE CROWDED ON A VELVET CUSHION.”  Henry David Thoreau. I often walk this fine line of trying to be creative or walking off of the deep end!  And what I’ve learned is that sometimes you just have to leave well enough…

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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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