Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

    We are finally back in the full swing of things here in New York City. It feels like we were the last ones to start back to school after seeing all the pictures that parents have already been posting for weeks on social media from other states. We finish school at the end of June which is why we start up later than most other places. My sons are enjoying their new teachers and classes. Honestly, I'm just glad that we got through the first week.     As usual, my boys come home starving after being in school all day. I now have a tenth-grader and a seventh-grader and they both have huge appetites. Since I am a full-time Working Mom, I don't have a lot of opportunities to bake treats for them when they get home from school. However, this week I am actually off today and tomorrow for the Jewish holiday so I am taking advantage by making coconut cupcakes for my big boys.     These cupcakes are really easy to make and they taste delicious. I'm so excited to see how my boys are … [Read more...]

Lemon Buttercream Cupcake Recipe

    If your family is like our family, we have a lot of birthdays during the summer months and all of the kids love cupcakes so they often ask for them in lieu of having a birthday cake.  Over the years, my Sister in Law has gotten very creative with her cupcake recipe ideas and, not to be outdone by her, I have been looking for unique cupcake recipes to dazzle the entire family with for these events.  However, my Sister in Law is still a better baker than me by far and her cake pops are to die for!     The next birthdays that we will be celebrating will be those of my teenage cousins which fall in the month of July.  To commemorate this joyous occasion, I will be making Lemon Buttercream Cupcakes and I am really excited to see what the rest of the family and our friends think about them.  In the meantime, I wanted to share the recipe with all of you so you could impress your loved ones this summer! LEMON BUTTERCREAM CUPCAKES This recipe makes 12 cupcakes Total Baking Time: … [Read more...]