Tag Archives: Dessert

National Cheesecake Day


Free Cupcakes at Red Velvet

When: Friday, July 31st from noon until closing Where: Red Velvet Cupcakery at their DuPont Location (2029 P Street) What: free mini red velvet cupcakes (YUM) I hope the minis are as tasty as the regulars.  Let me know what you think of them.

Mexican Chocolate Cake

  This recipe has been modified from the original. Cake Ingredients: 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter 1/2 cup Dutch-process unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup strong coffee 2 cups granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup well-shaken buttermilk 1 tablespoons vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 […]

Free Ice Cream Day at Friendly’s

Where:  Friendly’s Restaurants When:  Saturday June 6th; noon to 6 PM What: Free single scoop cone or dish of ice cream Why: Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Coffee, Nuts Over Caramel, Forbidden Chocolate, Vienna Mocha Chunk, Chocolate Chip, Orange Sherbet, Watermelon Sherbet, Mint Chocolate Chip, Black Raspberry, Cookies ‘n Cream, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Hunka Chunka PB […]

Quest For the Perfect Cupcake

Who has the best cupcakes in DC?  People rave about Georgetown Cupcakes, but I’ve also heard complaints that they’re a little dry.  Cake Love’s offerings look and sound fantastic but I’m also a bit disappointed by the taste.  I had a red velvet cupcake from Red Velvet last week that caused foodgasms was indescribably delicious.  […]

Mother’s Day Tea

I’m hosting a Mother’s Day Tea this weekend.  I can’t wait to pull out my beloved Japanese tea set and make a few nibbles for everyone to enjoy while socializing.  I’m still finalizing the menu but here’s what I’m thinking so far. Menu Chicken salad sandwiches Smoked salmon sandwiches Shrimp skewers Asparagus spears Lemon bars Sunken […]

Chocolate Ganache Cake

The undisputed hit from Easter Dinner. Original Recipe compliments of Food Network.