Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting filled with Coffee Whipped Cream & KitchenAid Giveaway!

Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting filled with Coffee Whipped Cream | Only Taste Matters

To celebrate my friend Sharon at What The Fork Food Blog’s birthday, (I won’t say which one) 25 of us gluten-free bloggers have banded together to bring you 25 great birthday recipes and one amazing raffle. I mean really, is there a better way to celebrate your birthday than to eat cake, drink alcohol andRead more

Black Forest Cupcakes

Genuine German Black Forest cake but in a cupcake. #Gfree

When I was about 12 years old, my aunt made what I recall to be the best cake I ever had. It was a chocolate cake with cherries and about 1/4-inch thick chocolate icing which was so rich, it was like biting into a chocolate bar. In my adulthood, it was explained to me thatRead more

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

#Lemon Raspberry #Cupcakes with #WhiteChocolate #Buttercream Frosting. This #frosting is to die for!

“Spring has sprung. The grass has riz. I wonder where the birdies is.” –Anonymous

This is still my favorite poem. Sorry T.S Eliot. It was close but, in the end, the birdies won. I can hear the literati heave a sigh of disgust. My response? I believe the expression is “go suck a lemon.” You see, I have a long history of disgusting the intellectuals. It goes as far back as high school. I wore makeup, cared about fashion, and knew the current pop songs. Appalling! Who has time for such silliness? Um me.

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake seems to be a specialty of everyone’s grandmother who grew up in the South. However, being a Yankee, I only heard of it a few years ago. Now people seem to rave about it so I spent the last few years tasting red velvet cake at every southern restaurant we went to. It just seemed to be yellow cake mix with red food coloring. I was perplexed. I mean that can’t be what all the fuss was about. No way.

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting filled with Chocolate Ganache

Hot Chocolate #Cupcakes with #Marshmallow Frosting filled with #Chocolate Ganache. Incredible! Visit for the full #recipe. #dessert #baking #glutenfree

My first trip to Paris was 19 years ago. It was there that I first experienced what I now consider true hot chocolate. I was in a cafe on the left bank. I forget the name but it was famous for being the preferred haunt of the surrealists. I ordered opera cake and a chocolatRead more