Ombré Red Wine Velvet Cake

Red Wine Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese FrostingThis week, I made this delightfully sinful cake for a holiday party. And boy does this cake scream HOLIDAY. Why? Oh, just because it’s got nearly a whole bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon baked right into it. *Wine-aholics beware.*

The result: A moist and densely rich cocoa “red” velvet cake complemented by the rich flavors of chocolate and dark cherries from the red wine. Baking this cake in my oven filled my apartment with a wonderful fragrance of chocolate and wine, which may have gotten me slightly tipsy.

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Pumpkin Ginger Snowball Cupcakes

Just because Thanksgiving is over…

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcake

…Doesn’t mean that we can just forget about our favorite pumpkin desserts. This week, I was reminded of my love for pumpkin. I was casually perusing the grocery aisles at Target, when I laid my eyes on a whopping 30 oz can of pumpkin puree on sale! I could not let this opportunity pass me by…I had to do it. As I lugged this bad boy home with me, I came up with just the thing to make: my favorite pumpkin ginger cupcakes.

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

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