Crystal Ball Halloween Cupcakes

Hello, my goblin friends! With my kitchen being under construction, it’s been very difficult for me to bake. This has taken quite the toll on my seasonal celebrating. Luckily, we finally hooked up my stove the other night. What recipe did I christen my new stove with, you ask? I sort of cheated, actually. Hey,Continue reading “Crystal Ball Halloween Cupcakes”

Hosting Halloween: Witchy Treat Table

Happy Halloween, my spooky friends! I hope you have a scary film playing in the background, Jack o’ Lanterns lit, because the hours are counting down until the Trick-or-Treaters come knocking on your door. To finish off my Hosting Halloween series, I’ve put together a table that really gives me the heebie-jeebies. Nothing creeps meContinue reading “Hosting Halloween: Witchy Treat Table”

Hosting Halloween: Halloween Brunch

It’s that time of year again, friends, and if you thought that you could get this far into October without me going a bit overboard, then you have no idea who you are messing with! We are halfway through the most glorious time of the year (the 31 day celebration of Halloween), and it’s timeContinue reading “Hosting Halloween: Halloween Brunch”

‘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”

Graveyard Dirt Cookies with Peanut Butter

Cookies have never been my specialty. I have very few recipes for cookies, and the ones I do have are strict classics–chocolate chip, oatmeal, shortbread. My sister is a fantastic cookie maker, so I’ve never needed to be good. These babies, though! I am so proud of these little clumps of dark chocolate dirt. TheseContinue reading “Graveyard Dirt Cookies with Peanut Butter”

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”

Devil’s Food Cake

What could be more appropriate for my first post than my favorite cupcake recipe: Devil’s Food Cake? I make this cake recipe every Halloween because the dark, deep flavor of the chocolate cake isn’t so sweet that you can’t handle all of the other tasty things that people are trying to get you to eat.Continue reading “Devil’s Food Cake”