Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

 To end off our Thanksgiving cupcake extravaganza, we made these delicious Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes thanks to Your Cup of Cake and they were absolutely delicious! Instead of just leaving them with plain icing on the top, we added some fun turkey faces on top of the whole treat to add to the festivities! Ingredients Cupcakes: 1Continue reading “Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes”

Cupcake Wreath

My friend Rosie came home for the holidays with her husband and beautiful new baby girl! We decided to make a christmas wreath made out of cupcakes and gingerbread houses! Below is the cupcake wreath recipe (we did not make the sugared cranberries or cookies but both recipes are in the link with all recipes).Continue reading “Cupcake Wreath”

Torta Negra (Bolo Preto)

My mom shared this recipe with me, which was passed down from my grandfather who learned it from my great-grandmother. There is something so special about recipes that are passed down and this is no exception. It is a recipe from Madeira, Portugal, where my grandfather is from, and eaten year-round, but most commonly enjoyedContinue reading “Torta Negra (Bolo Preto)”

Gingerbread People Cookies

Christmas day, Laura and I made Gingerbread cookies! We had a gingerbread men and gingerbread women cookie cutters so we had gingerbread people! The cookies themselves are so soft and delicious and decorating them was even more fun! We used cinnamon candy balls, black gel icing, and powdered sugar/vanilla icing to decorate. Original recipe here. Ingredients 1Continue reading “Gingerbread People Cookies”

Cookies & Creme Cupcakes

For the past two years, my master’s program has delayed some of my BWF posts but just this past weekend I graduated! This starts a new transitional time for myself but also for BWF as I can bake and post a bit more and incorporate Vines into some of my posts. We made these deliciousContinue reading “Cookies & Creme Cupcakes”

Quesillo (Flan)

This traditional Venezuelan dessert is one of my all-time favorite recipes! My mom shared her delicious recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients 4 eggs 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla or rum 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water Directions Pour sugar and water into pan over high (6) stove top. Once the sugarContinue reading “Quesillo (Flan)”

Red Velvet Peppermint Swirl Brownies

I promise this recipe will make up for lost time! This dessert is essentially a very soft peppermint bark and it is a delicious holiday recipe, especially with a big glass of milk! Steven and I baked this treat this Sunday afternoon, reminiscing of the beginning of the BWF blog! One year ago, almost exactly, this blogContinue reading “Red Velvet Peppermint Swirl Brownies”