Cocoa Pink Cuplets

Is it a muffin or a cupcake? Looks like a muffin. Tastes like a cupcake without the frosting.  But actually, I like to think of this tasty morsel as the muffin version of chocolate chip cookies.My mother used to make Cocoa Pink Cuplets all the time when we were kids ... Back in the day when kitchens looked like the photo above. Cocoa Pink Cuplets are yummy in the morning with a Cup o' Joe, or later in the day as dessert after lunch or … [Read more...]

Cupcakes and My Home Town

Whenever I need a little pick-me-up, I make the short drive to my hometown of Geneva, Illinois. Quaint and idyllic, the town was settled on the Fox River in 1835 and carries a heavy Swedish influence. In fact, the town's biggest festival (held in June) is appropriately dubbed Swedish Days and attracts thousands of tourists. Residents and business owners take great pride in their homes and shop fronts, and for this reason, I love walking the … [Read more...]

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