This creamy, buttery frosting is perfect for topping cakes and cupcakes. Add a little citrus zest or extract of your choice for a special touch.
I don't know anyone who doesn't adore cupcakes and for kids, calling them Fairy Cakes just makes them all the more desirable. For me, a Fairy Cake would be light in color and bright in flavor, and if it were topped with what looked like little fairies that had alighted there for a rest, that would be perfect. Use butter frosting to top the treats.
Mardi Gras wouldn't be the same without New Orleans' famously rich, cream cheese-filled King Cake. Get the recipe from Short Order Mom here.
These apple cupcakes look just like apples, and are easy to whip up, plus a great addition to any Fall-themed party. Get the recipe from Short Order Mom here.
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This homemade bread in the shape of a beehive is a surefire crowd-pleaser, and great fun to make with the kids. Get Anne Coleman's delicious and adorable recipe here.
Kitchen sink cookies are packed with sweet and salty goodies and made from all the treats in your pantries. The kids will have a blast helping you make these, then gobbling them up. Try Alison Needham's irresistible recipe today.
These rich, chewy, dark, decadent chocolate cookies are irresistible to children and adults alike. Get Catherine Newman's scrumptious recipe here.
These golden, chewy peanut butter cookies are flour-less and butter-less, but still oh-so delectable. Get Catherine Newman's quick, easy and healthy recipe here.