Holiday Baking

Watercolor Rose Sugar Cookies

Watercolor Rose Sugar Cookies | From SugarHero.com

I am so not a girly-girl. I don’t care about fashion, my day-to-day hairstyle is a very chic French look called a “bun” (maybe you’ve heard of it?), and I’m pretty sure most of the products in my makeup drawer date back to my college days. I don’t normally care for overly frilly or feminine…

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake | From SugarHero.com

Hello, gorgeous. You are looking especially beautiful this morning. Is that a different haircut? A new outfit? And what is that ravishing smell? *sniiiiiiff* Sorry if I got a bit fresh right now, it’s just that looooove is in the air and I’m in a Valentine’s Day state of mind! Hard as it is to…

Cherry Hot Chocolate

Cherry Hot Chocolate | From SugarHero.com

Merry Christmas Eve, most beloved internet friends! We’ve abandoned our usual sunny home and are having ourselves a genuinely white Christmas this year, playing in the snow, making snowmen, and, it must be said, shivering in our boots. Asher is at a magical age where everything is new and exciting and he really understands the…

Snow Globe Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

Snow Globe Cupcakes | From SugarHero.com

I’ve been dreaming and scheming about these snow globe cupcakes for over a month now. It took a lot of experimenting, several last-minute gelatin purchases, some late-night disasters, and a few choice words mumbled under my breath, but at last, this Christmas dessert finally lives up to the idea in my head! The cupcakes themselves…

Candy Cane Chocolate Cake

Candy Cane Chocolate Cake | From SugarHero.com

Is there such a thing as too many peppermint desserts this time of year? If you said yes, show yourself to the door. Peace out. For the rest of us, let’s get this red and white party started! Fresh on the heels of Monday’s Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies, I bring you the reddest, whitest,…

Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies | From SugarHero.com

I’ve heard a rumor that it’s cookie season. I’ve also heard that it’s peppermint season, and gift-giving season, and “calories, shmalories” season. Huzzah! I made these Chocolate Truffle Peppermint Crunch Cookies as part of the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. It’s a fun blogging event organized by Lindsay and Julie, and the concept is simple:…

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate On A Stick

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate On A Stick | From SugarHero.com

December is winning, you guys. Not in the “#winning!” sense, but in the “I feel like I’ve been beaten with the big heavy holiday stick, and I am not fighting back” sense. Real talk? I’m bushed. Whining about work has got to be tied with weather talk in the competition for Things No One Cares…

Vintage Christmas Card Cakes + A Cookie Cutter Giveaway

Vintage Christmas Card Cakes | From SugarHero.com

Thank you to Aunt Chick’s Cookie Cutters for sponsoring this post! Phew! Now that Halloween and Thanksgiving are history, we can finally get to the fun stuff: holiday baking! Hello, December. Hello, candy canes and gingerbread and twinkling lights and that fresh evergreen smell and buying all the butter and sugar at the store. Hello,…

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