‘Hocus Pocus’ Booook Brownies & a Drinking Game

Happy Halloween! It’s finally  here. There are ghosts and goblins running up and down my street as I type! Leaves are crunching under foot. Jack O’Lanterns are lit. So as my last Halloween post, I decided to do an homage to my favorite Halloween movie of all time, “Hocus Pocus.” I have been watching thisContinue reading “‘Hocus Pocus’ Booook Brownies & a Drinking Game”

How To: Pinch Roses and Southern Red Velvet Cake

I absolutely love Halloween! Positively can’t get enough of it, in case you couldn’t tell by the insane number of posts I’ve been doing lately. Everything about it is fantastic–the thrills, the sugar rushes, the chilly nights. So far, I’ve made you graveyard cookies and a tombstone cupcake, but my confectionary cemetery is missing something. HmmmContinue reading “How To: Pinch Roses and Southern Red Velvet Cake”

Pumpkin Roll Stand-up Cake

Nothing says fall quite like pumpkin. When late September hits, so does the flood of pumpkin-flavored goodies, and we just can’t get enough! I was inspired by an image I saw on Pinterest (of course) for a Valentine’s Day chocolate cake roll. I’ve made dozens of pumpkin rolls for the fall, and I’ve had chocolate cakeContinue reading “Pumpkin Roll Stand-up Cake”

Candy Corn White Cake

What a strange candy. Nothing divides Halloween lovers quite like the candy corn: you either love it or hate it. I personally love everything about it! The colors, the shape, the flavor–I can’t get enough of those little guys. I started craving a candy corn fix earlier this month and thought what would be betterContinue reading “Candy Corn White Cake”

How-To: 3 Easy Ways to Decorate Halloween Cupcakes

Oh, it’s that most wonderful time of the year! I’ve been going absolutely bonkers in my kitchen cooking up all sorts of Halloween tricks and treats, and I can’t wait to share them with you! The post I want to start this witching season off is one I find the most valuable. Look, Halloween isContinue reading “How-To: 3 Easy Ways to Decorate Halloween Cupcakes”

The Ultimate ‘Psych’-Themed Bridal Shower (Or Party)

Have you ever been in charge of planning a bridal shower? It can get overwhelming pretty quickly, I hate to admit. I mean, just look at the concept of the theme. There are millions of bridal shower themes; storybook, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, fall-ing in love, kitchen-theme, shower-theme, lingerie-theme . . . It’s all a bitContinue reading “The Ultimate ‘Psych’-Themed Bridal Shower (Or Party)”

Star-Spangled Angel Food Pancakes

Happy early Fourth of July, everybody! Don’t you just love Independence Day? All the patriotism, popping fireworks, vivid colors, and of course, all the good food! This is a holiday that truly salutes the grill as much as it salutes our country, and while we all love a  good BBQ, we can’t overlook breakfast, nowContinue reading “Star-Spangled Angel Food Pancakes”

Guinness Chocolate Cake with Guinness Buttercream

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and my house is overflowing with Guinness! While my family loves sweets, we also love a good beer. We rotate brews with the changing seasons. Sometimes we get a little overzealous, and I’m left to think of crafty ways to get rid of the excess beer. I’m already working onContinue reading “Guinness Chocolate Cake with Guinness Buttercream”

Guinness ‘Cottage Pie’

It’s not always sweet here in the Faust Bakes kitchen, and what better recipe to be the first savory dish on the blog than a Guinness cottage pie? Now, the reason I put cottage pie in quotes in the title of this post is because, as I learned while researching this recipe, this is only technicallyContinue reading “Guinness ‘Cottage Pie’”