Tag: #buttercream

Double Chocolate Cupcakes

posted on February 12th, 2013
Double Chocolate Cupcakes

I want to start out by saying that for me, Valentine’s Day is an overrated holiday in which men and women – mostly men – spend too much money on disposable items. The items offer only temporary enjoyment which is more for the recipient’s onlookers like friends and colleagues than themselves. It is a visual […]

Raspberry Ombre and Coffee Chocolate Overload Cake

posted on February 4th, 2013
Raspberry Ombre Cake

In the last few weeks I had a few cake orders which are keeping me busy. The raspberry ombre cake was more for me than for anyone else. I wanted to try an ombre cake so badly. The opportunity presented itself and I took it! The cake was my basic white cake with a vanilla […]

Melting Moments Cookies Recipe

posted on June 20th, 2012
Melting Moments Biscuits with Raspberry Jam | sugar & snapshots

So why did I make these? Well, the girlfriend of one of the members of my monthly D&D group is allergic to eggs. In order to take something to this month’s session, I wanted to find something she could enjoy. I thought of Julia’s melting moments cookies recipe from MasterChef Australia and remembered that they […]

Meyer Lemon Macarons

posted on January 24th, 2012
Meyer Lemon Macarons | sugar & snapshots

Originally I had my heart set on making a lemon tart. When I started gathering my ingredients, I was dismayed to find a few essential ingredients missing from my cupboard. What’s a girl to do in this situation? “If life gives you lemons, make macarons out of them!” I succumbed once again to the macaron […]

Coconut & Lime Macarons

posted on January 2nd, 2012
Coconut & Lime Macarons | sugar & snapshots

A crack of the knuckles, a light breath to blow some dust off the keyboard, and I’m sitting down at my computer with purpose again. I must remember to enjoy the little things! Oh little blog, how I missed you! I want to apologize to you friends for the lack of updates since holidays began. […]

Blackberry Macarons

posted on October 20th, 2011
Blackberry macarons

The macaron madness continues! I adore how they fit any flavor combination you can possibly think of. I already have two pages in my notebook filled with combinations to try. This round I went with a basic macaron with a blackberry buttercream. I had some blackberry compote in the freezer left over from the orange […]

Chocolate Macarons with Coffee Buttercream

posted on October 17th, 2011
Chocolate Macarons with Coffee Buttercream | sugar & snapshots

Honestly, I don’t need this many chocolate macarons in the house and I wish all of you could show up just to take some away, but now I understand the term macaron madness. I cannot believe how much fun I am having making these things! They are just too hard to resist eating. For this […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe

posted on June 14th, 2011
The Best Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe | sugar & snapshots

Swiss meringue buttercream is the best and I think easiest frosting I have ever made. Most people say it is too complicated, however I don’t think it is. I have added my technique of doing this recipe and some flavor options to make it match what you need it to. Words just cannot describe the […]