Key Lime Cupcakes with Strawberry Lime Icing

Key Lime Cupcake with Strawberry Lime Icing

If velvet had a taste, it would be these cupcakes.

I almost have no words.

Yes I do…..

Key Lime Cupcakes with Strawberry Lime Icing!

Maybe it’s the Florida air that has been sparking me lately, or perhaps just the the clarity that this new chapter has brought for me.

Whatever to attribute it, all I know is we are WINNING!

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Chocolate Mousse ~ Non Dairy ~ Vegan

2 ingredient Non Dairy Chocolate Mousse

Of course I cannot take credit for this spectacular, amazing, awe inspiring Chocolate Mousse, which happens to be egg free, dairy free and vegan!


Thanks to Herve This,  a french physical chemist who’s main area of interest is in molecular gastronomy.

But I actually first saw this recipe by Chef Heston Blumenthal on youtube . He does an excellent job explaining the science that is happening when we make this chocolate mousse; simply from chocolate and water!

What got me so excited about this recipe was not only that is is VEGAN, but that it is non perishable for up to 1 week at room temperature!

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Quite possibly the #1 reason for recipe failures is due to incorrect measuring.

This will be the first thing I will ask you when I get the question,  “Gretchen, my recipe came out terrible! It looks nothing like yours on the video! What do you think went wrong?”

I will almost always answer “Double check your measurements, are you SURE you measured correctly?”

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Excuse me while I wipe the drool off of my keyboard!

But seriously!? Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes??

I ate way too many of these! But how could I resist?

There is nothing better than a surprise Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup hidden in a cupcake to make you go back for one more just to make sure it was not a dream!

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Soft Rolls Hamburger Buns

Soft Rolls Hamburger Buns


Finally a soft rolls hamburger bun that is suitable for my double decker California style vegan cheeseburger with all the works! (scroll to the bottom to see that masterpiece! yummmm!)

They almost didn’t make it to the burger part though since I was devouring these soft rolls faster than they could cool down out of the oven!

If any one knows what a potato roll tastes like? This is a the best way I can describe how these taste.

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