Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes with a Cream Cheese Frosting

Summer! It’s summer in New York City. Which means that I want to eat my weight in fruit every day, and citrus becomes my kryptonite. It means other things too, but those are the most important. So, in honor of citrus and fruit, I give you, lemon blueberry cupcakes, with my favorite frosting ever, cream cheese frosting….

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Valentine’s Day baking with red food coloring, anyone? Cream cheese is absolutely the most wonderful invention. Cheesecake has always been my favorite dessert in the whole world, and when I started baking I was elated to discover that cream cheese can be made into so many amazing desserts and pastries, and also, don’t forget, sushi….

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon or Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes were my de facto holiday cupcakes – I made them for a work holiday party in December, and then for New Year’s Day (my Dad’s birthday) in January of this year. I will also likely be making these (with pure VT maple syrup for the frosting) for my friend’s wedding in September! I…