Friday, December 16, 2011

Wind-Up Toy Party Cupcakes

I made these colorful little cakes for one of my favorite Preschool boys. He's going to be the hit of the "Wind-up toy party" with these fun little favors! I made these with a new vanilla cupcake recipe I've adapted from Betty Crocker. The secret to making them moist and fluffy is adding just a little bit of milk. Topped with my favorite creamy chocolate frosting and of course confetti and toppers. Simple and delicious!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Cheer Cupcakes!

It's been awhile since the last Sugar Mama post. I had the privilege of making these spirited cupcakes for my cousin's cheer squad. Go Wolfpack Cheer! Will post more soon with some fabulous treats for the upcoming holidays. Happy Thanksgiving week :)

Friday, October 14, 2011

Mummy Cookie Pops

I'm getting in the Halloween spirit and what better way to start than with these Oreo mummy cookie pops. The best part of these treats? The eyes are edible. Are you scared yet? ;)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Nina's Triple Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt Topping

Today I baked these AMAZING cookies, recipe courtesy of my mama. Three chocolates are combined: bittersweet, semi-sweet, and white chocolate. The best part about these is the surprise topping - sea salt. It adds a little salty to the delectably sweet.  The recipe is as follows.
Bake. Eat. LOVE!

Nina's Triple Chocolate Cookies

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick)
6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
2 large eggs
1 large yolks
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
6 ounces white chocolate chips (or milk chocolate chips)

Whisk the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda together in a medium bowl. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove pan from the heat, add the bittersweet chocolate, then set aside until melted.

Whisk the eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla together in a medium bowl, then slowly whisk in melted chocolate. Stir in the flour mixture to make loose dough. Fold in the chips. Cover with plastice wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. (I didn't refrigerate and it still came out great!)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Form dough into balls (or scoop with a spoon) and put on the prepared baking sheets leaving a couple inches between the cookies. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Bake until outside is crackly, but the center is still moist, about 13-15 minutes. Cool on a rack. ENJOY!


Sunday, September 25, 2011

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Sugar Mama's Big Event!

Today was Sugar Mama's biggest event yet. I baked 300 cupcakes along with some fabulous Oreo truffles for the Shopping Extravaganza at the Outlets at Castle Rock. I wish I could have made 1000 because they were a huge hit. It was an amazing day and I couldn't have pulled it off without the help of great friends and family (Props to Colette and Nelli!). A special thanks to Aunt Lisa who made this exposure for Sugar Mama possible! Here are the pictures from the event. Can't wait to see what future orders and events hold!

Cherry Coke Cupcakes

Devil's Food Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Double Chocolate and Raspberry Cupcakes

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Friday, September 2, 2011

It's time for Football!

 I got my first order for cupcakes this week! The theme? Football. Just in time for the season. I decided to make red velvet cupcakes with mini chocolate chips, topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting. These were a BLAST to make. The footballs were probably the most fun to create. Can you guess what kind of candy they are? Go Dolphins! I can't wait to make more soon. Happy Football Friday everyone :)
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