Flip-Flop Cupcakes

Inspired by yesterday’s post, Walking it Out, today I want to share a fun summer dessert, Flip-Flop Cupcakes. The kiddos will enjoy them and, let’s face it, the adults will too! You will need… Cupcakes (already frosted) Keebler Vienna Cookies Air Heads Xtremes sweet and sour candy (or another similar candy for the straps) Directions… Slip a knife between one cookie and the crème to separate.  These type cookies don’t pull apart neatly like an Oreo, so the knife helps {Read More}

About Kathy Hutto

Kathy Hutto is a wife, homeschooling mother, entrepreneur and author. You can visit her online at http://www.kathyhutto.wordpress.com.

7 Minute Icing to the Rescue

For his sixth birthday party last weekend my youngest requested chocolate cupcakes with white icing. My mother was the baker and happily obliged. That is until we had a mini-crisis–she could not find her special buttercream icing recipe. Only an hour from party time, Mother pulled out an icing recipe from days gone by…7 Minute Icing. It’s in most country cookbooks for a reason–it’s simple, fast, and yummy! 7 Minute Icing Wilma Kitchens 2 egg whites, 1 and 1/2 cups {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Caramel Mocha Truffle Cupcakes–Can You Say Yum!

For these cupcakes, I altered the recipe for Caramel Lightning Cake from The Joy of Cooking (75th Anniversary Edition), by Irma Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker. For truffle filling: 1 ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips ¼ cup flavored creamer (I used eggnog flavor, but any would be great) or half-and-half 10 large marshmallows Begin melting chocolate chips in 30 second increments in microwave, stirring thoroughly after each interval.  As chips begin to melt, stir in creamer and marshmallows {Read More}

About Angela Sackett

Angela Sackett is wife to a tall guy with a goatee and mom to five arrows: four boys and a princess-girl in the middle. She is a home-educator and photographer and dabbles in television performance. She loves to cook, read, write, and occasionally get crafty. Most importantly, she's a daughter of the King who loves to dance in His presence.