Although we choose not to celebrate Halloween I have been wanting to create a black velvet cake for awhile – and what better season to do it in?
I thought that black velvet would be elegant with snowy white frosting at a formal event, and look very contemporary with pink frosting for a birthday…. Since neither of those things were on my calendar I decided on Black Velvet Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Filling and Frosting.
I always sort of struggle with variations on red velvet cake… I mean, to me red velvet is one flavor and pink velvet should be another..and black velvet should be another..they shouldn’t taste the same with different colors, you know? Continue reading
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I have been kind of wondering what the top ten recipes were and I decided to check. Often the top recipes don’t change very much from month to month.I also find that the top five are not always MY favorites and I am usually surprised at what people are looking for. I usually have trouble finding recipes for main courses that I want to cook but never have a problem finding desserts. I find most people come to my blog looking for desserts. That either says something about me, something about the average reader, or something about both of us!
Here are the top ten, in order, for October 2010
- 50 Best Cupcake Recipes
- Pink Velvet Cake
- Brownie Cheesecake
- 50 Best CookieRecipes
- Roast Peppers Stuffed with Spicy Lime Chipotle Chicken
- Artichoke Chicken and Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce
- Banana Rum Napoleon
- New and Improved Cookie Dough Brownies
- Red Velvet and Cheesecake Marbled Cupcakes
- Fluffernutter Whoopie Pies