The Banana Brownie Cupcake Challenge

“Great things never came from comfort zones.” When was the last time you were in an uncomfortable situation, unsure whether the outcome would go in your favor? And was the situation by happenstance or was it intentional? I’ve come to realize some of my most memorable moments happen when I’m uncomfortable, even when it comes to… Continue reading The Banana Brownie Cupcake Challenge

Cupcake Break Interrupted

My friends, it’s rare. But even a Frosting Fanatic like myself can get her fill of cupcakes.  Therefore when it came time for my latest dessert mission, I wanted somewhere with variety. Perhaps a place that also offered brownies or bars. I settled upon Some Crust Bakery in Claremont, California. The readers of Inland Empire Magazine voted… Continue reading Cupcake Break Interrupted

Pie Magic in a Jar

Even a cupcake connoisseur needs some diversity, especially when there’s a chill in the air. For as many benefits as cupcakes have, they do not warm the soul. That’s a job for pie. Thus for my last recon, I went to I Like Pie Bake Shop in Claremont, California. They offer jelly jar (single-sized) pies… Continue reading Pie Magic in a Jar