Strawberry, Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry, Strawberry Shortcake

I am not a big fan of strawberry shortcake ( the dessert or the character-I always preferred Blueberry Muffin).  I do like parts of the dessert, mainly the sweetened strawberries and the cream.  It's the biscuit that does me in.  To me, biscuits are to be buttered and used to sop up something savory, like gravy. I like the IDEA of strawberry shortcake, however.  So I thought of a way to re-create the dessert that suits my own tastes.  I love … Continue reading →

Root Beer Cupcakes with Bourbon Cream Frosting

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My husband's birthday was yesterday.  We won't talk age.  I told my kids my husband and I are counting backwards now.  They didn't buy it. I wanted to make cupcakes for my sweetie.    Originally I wanted to make Guinness cupcakes.  I've made them before and they are moist and delicious especially topped with an Irish Cream frosting.  But an idea came to me at the last-minute.  We love drinking bourbon cream and root beer.  Tastes just like a … Continue reading →