Black Bottom Cupcakes

What, you may ask, is a black bottom cupcake? Its part chocolate cake, part cheesecake and part toothsome frosting goodness… I think I could have stopped at any of those words and already had you hooked, right? (This recipe was adapted from the Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook.) For the Chocolate Cake Base: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened … Continue reading Black Bottom Cupcakes

My Week in Washington DC (in Photos)

Washington Monument… Cherry blossoms in full bloom… Sticky Fingers Vegan Bakery… Cherry blossom cupcake… With raspberry filling! Mint chocolate cupcake… National Geographic… My first raw oyster at Old Ebbit Grill! Followed by a HUGE crab cake! The teeth of a 19 foot shark… Cheese plate at Virtue Feed and Grain. Followed by the rockfish with colcannon. Nightcap on King Street… Library of Congress… Lunch at … Continue reading My Week in Washington DC (in Photos)