Instant Fudgy Brownie Cake for One

Instant Fudgy Brownie Cake for One

This is an adaptation—and a huge improvement, in my opinion—of the classic microwave mug cake. You probably know about microwave mug cake. The Internet has been swooning over it for a while; I think I first read about it in 2007, the year of Dramatic Chipmunk, I Like Turtles, and the Rickroll. It may not be a flashy meme, but …

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins: Crumbly, sweet, also kind of good for you

I think it’s okay when we accidentally let our bananas slip our minds. It means we’re about to have some over-ripe bananas, and over-ripe bananas mean delicious banana baking, which means delicious banana dessert eating, and that is relevant to my interests.Usually, I just set-and-forget a loaf of banana bread, but this time I wanted to find something a little …

The most important chocolate cake of the day

Are there a dozen as-yet-uneaten chocolate whiskey cupcakes still in the house? I am happy to say that there are. Did I leap out of bed this morning and make chocolate oatmeal muffins? You bet I did. Are chocolate oatmeal muffins quite similar to chocolate whiskey cupcakes? Yes. Obviously. Stop judging. No one likes you when you’re judgey. Go have …

Chocolate Whiskey Mint Cupcakes

I put these cupcakes together for a birthday that falls on the day after St. Patrick’s Day. I wanted to incorporate things that remind me of the aimless revelry of St. Patty’s, like things being green for no reason, and whiskey, and… well, tiny piles of poo weren’t actually on my list of thematic bullet points, but I seem to …