The world of baking and food through the eyes of an American in London

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011 in Pie | 3 comments

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Since Thanksgiving is an American holiday and it’s only ever on a Thursday I’m usually at work. Instead of celebrating on Thursday my friend picks a Saturday in November and throws a massive party! I’m usually in charge of desserts of course! This year I made this Chocolate Pumpkin Pie and also a Pumpkin Layer Cake. If chocolate isn’t your thing I made a Pumpkin Pie with a Crunchy Pecan Topping last year.

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Washington DC Cupcakes & Treats

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 in Other, Travels | 7 comments

Washington DC Cupcakes & Treats

 

Washington DC! Capital of the great USA and also a serious contender for Cupcake Capital of America! I have never been to a city with so many cupcakeries!  DC sets the bar pretty high. Nearly all of the cupcakes we ate were amazing!

I’m afraid to tally how many cupcakes I ate in the four days we were there. This is a super long post due to all the cupcakes we ate.

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Portland Maine Treats and Cupcakes

Posted by on Nov 9, 2011 in Other, Travels | 3 comments

Portland, ME Treats

Portland Maine is next up! We went here for an afternoon. It was an absolutely gorgeous day! It’s a great city to spend the day in. We didn’t get any further than Portland but I also read that Cape Elizabeth is lovely too.

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Vermont Treats & Cupcakes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in Other, Travels | 3 comments

Vermont Cupcakes and Treats-
Second stop on the New England tour was Vermont! Early October was perfect to see the foliage.

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New Hampshire Treats & Cupcakes

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Other, Travels | 8 comments

Manchester, NH Treats & Cupcakes

I went to visit my sister in Manchester, New Hampshire which was the beginning of a two-week cupcake adventure! Manchester has its own brand new cupcakery, Queen City Cupcakes.

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Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Cookies, Holidays | 2 comments

Candy Corn Cookies

These cookies are perfect for using up some extra Halloween candy that’s laying around the house! I used some candy corn white chocolate Halloween M&M’s.

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Lady Gaga Cake Pops

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Cake, Cake Truffles & Pops | 5 comments

Lady Gaga Cake Pops

I have finally made some decent looking cake pops! I think have some patience with them has finally paid off. Here Cake Lady Gaga is modelling a bubble dress and glittery sun glasses.

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