Neopolitan Cakes Baked in The Best Vanilla Cupcakes

After our first epic-ly successful bake date  I was brimming with confidence for Round Two, and suggested to Shana that we go ahead and try two recipes each, because we’re so pretty and talented and awesome, banging out four batches of cupcakes in a couple of hours would be NOTHING. …. I’m happy to say … Read more

Lemon-Filled Lavender Cupcakes

I was flying solo for this installment of Bake Date. It’s okay because it was kind of nice to have my tiny kitchen to myself. HOMEMADE LEMON CURD Taken from Glorious Treats 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (requires 1-2 lemons) 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1/3 cup sugar 4 egg yolks 3 tbsp butter … Read more

Vegan Mango cupcakes with Vegan Avocado Buttercream Frosting

The first time Shana and I got together for a  bakedate, I decided to try a recipe I’d had in mind for a while. It came to me after drinking one of the best damn smoothies I ever had, a mix of avocado and mango. When I was told what was in it I, naturally, … Read more

Guinness Cupcakes with Orange Cream Frosting

Miss Ella and I had our first bake date. Yay! History: Since it was our first time we each chose only one recipe each so that we could ease ourselves into the wonderful world of cupcakes. I chose a classic cake recipe with a twist while Ella went for something a little more modern (Ella’s … Read more

Pick Your Poison Bake Shop Las Vegas

Co-author Shana Graves and myself love cupcakes. We love cupcakes a lot. We bake them, eat them, take pictures of them, read about them, write about them and tell our friends about them. We like them weird or plain, pretty (though we’ll eat ‘em ugly too) and with funny things baked inside them. With tea … Read more


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