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This small batch recipe for gluten-free Pumpkin Cookies makes cookies that are soft, sweet, and full of warm spices. The coconut sugar perfectly complements the pumpkin, creating the ultimate fall treat and can be easily doubled. Why I Love These Gluten Free Fall Cookies These healthy cookies are like little pieces of Fall in a …

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My New Year’s resolution was to make healthier life choices, but in small, manageable places.   The first new choice I made was to change my breakfast from sugar cereal topped with berries to a protein rich oatmeal topped with berries. If you’ve never tried homemade oatmeal, consider my recipe for Overnight Oatmeal in a Jar.  …

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If you’re looking for a delicious cupcake in Washington DC, look no further than Sprinkles Cupcakes! It only took me two weeks of being back in the USA to start looking for my local cupcake shops.  The easiest place for me to begin was with the two shops that everyone knows about in the Washington …

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Earlier this year, Germany began receiving thousands of refugees fleeing Syria and the surrounding countries in the middle east.   Many of these men, women, children and families began being housed within miles, minutes from our home here in Germany.  In September, I asked my local community and you, my readers, to send me your …

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Take your banana bread to the next level by making this simple, delicious Pumpkin Banana Bread with a Chocolate Glaze!  It’s moist, flavorful and so easy to make! I’ve teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you this mouthwatering round-up of incredible Thanksgiving recipes! So make sure to scroll down to see all the amazing …

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Each fall, hundreds of thousands of pumpkins are displayed in the gardens of a palace in Ludwigsburg, Germany.  The Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival is the largest of its kind in the world and this year the theme of the festival was “Pumpkins Take Flight.” There were over 400,000 pumpkins on display at the Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival …

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I’ve never really been a big fan of carving pumpkins.  It’s a huge mess and I really don’t think they’re all that cool.  Yes, jack-o-lanters are a traditional part of Halloween, but I’m more of a Fall and Autumn person, not  Halloween.  I love everything that Autumn brings… pumpkins, cozy sweaters, boots, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, …

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Pumpkin season has officially arrived and to get you excited, I’ve made these incredibly delicious Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes! *Red Damask Cupcake Liners from Sweets & Treats Boutique* You may have noticed on Instagram my obsession with the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.   My local Starbucks didn’t start selling them until yesterday so I drove all the …

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Andrut is a traditional Polish dessert made with layers of crispy wafer, delicious fillings, and topped with chocolate.   Big thanks to my friend Roxana for this recipe. Make sure to check her out on Facebook at The Red Eye Baker or here on JavaCupcake for more of her fabulousness! Happy spring everyone! So I’ve decided as I …

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Right before Thanksgiving,my friend Chrissy asked me to make cupcakes for her daughter Liza’s birthday.  Chrissy said Liza liked zebras, mustaches, Paris, Yogerette chocolate bars, and hates fruit and her favorite colors are black, white and blue.  I can handle all of that! Luckily I had just enough black and white zebra cupcake liners on …

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Whether you’re looking for a basic sugar cookie and buttercream recipe or a unique dessert to wow your family, The JavaCupcake Holiday Baking Guide will help you discover recipes perfect for all occasions!  Get inspired! NOTE:  Not all of these are JavaCupcake recipes.  Some come from a few of my favorite food bloggers from around …

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