Bakery-Style Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These bakery-style pumpkin cupcakes remind me of all the fresh pastries I saw on display in Parisienne bakeries when I visited France this past summer. This recipe features a moist crumb and warm spices that serve as the perfect foil for a tangy cream cheese frosting. (You can catch up on my latest Europe travel stories & recipes here and here.)  

Pumpkin-Cupcakes-2text-1227175828

Pumpkin-Cupcakes-3-122717

While the pumpkin cupcakes that I’m sharing today are by no means Parisienne, making them transported me back instantly to the days that I spent in the heart of France at the end of July. Freshly-baked pastries filled … Read more

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting for #OXOGoodCookies

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting 2--102915

It’s that time of year again. OXO Cookies is supporting Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, and I get to share the deets with all of you!

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting 4--102915

If you haven’t heard about them already, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is a recognized 501c(3) public charity under the laws of New Jersey. Every year, they host this amazing campaign to donate funds to researching kids’ cancer. (Read: donations are tax deductible and 100% of proceeds raised by Cookies for Kids’ Cancer fund pediatric cancer research.)

So what does that have to do with these Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes I’m sharing here today? I’m so glad … Read more