Category Archives: Dessert

Garam Masala and Ginger Cupcakes

Garam masala and ginger cupcake with cream cheese icing

I had such high hopes for these little cupcakes. But a few things happened:

  1. There wasn’t enough ginger
  2. I tried making them with canola oil for lightness instead of butter
  3. The cream cheese icing elicited a gluten-like reaction… All Kraft products seem to do that here. 

So until these are all worked out, I must remain happy that at least I got pictures on my fancy new plates!

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Summertime means blueberry pie

Lattice Top Blueberry Pie

Oh my.  Oh my my.  Now I have to find a way to say this is blueberry pie without rhyming.  That mostly worked.

I love making blueberry pies.  Although I think they’re delicious, they’re not my favorite of the bunch (that would be lemon meringue, but all things considered? I’m more of a cake girl than a pie girl*).  Although I do love them and they say summer to me.  This summer has been odd, however. Not nearly as hot and humid as summers usually are, and very rainy. Although I have a difficult time complaining about lack of humidity and heat. Especially since it’s SO much easier to make a pie crust in this kind of weather. Continue reading