Fudge Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

If you know me at all, you know I love Christmas.  If you don’t know me, you will learn quickly that I love Christmas.  I love decorating for Christmas; I love Christmas smells; I love baking for Christmas; I love Christmas music; I love the general feeling of joy and warmth I have all season long.  I love Christmas.  For me, Christmas is the happiest time of the year.  End of story.  Read more…

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Apple Spice Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

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Last Tuesday, Christian texts me at around 2pm and says, “Can you bake something tonight for my class tomorrow?  I told my professor I would bring in baked goods for this thing we are having.”  Now, I felt a little like a mom being solicited by her five-year-old son for goodies to bring to class for show-n-tell, but, being the wonderful girlfriend I am – and eager baker – I agreed.  *Sigh*.  I immediately set off on my next task of choosing a recipe.  After coming up with several chocolaty delicious options, I asked Christian which he would prefer.  He responded by asking if I could make something a little more seasonal. 

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