Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Curd Filling January 30, 2015

Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Curd Filling




This is the best vanilla cupcake recipe that I've tried so far and I got them from the Magnolia Bakery recipe book that I bought from Barnes and Noble a year ago.

Breakfast Buddies: Savory Ham and Cheese Muffins January 11, 2015

Breakfast Buddies: Savory Ham and Cheese Muffins



Lots of leftover ham in the fridge from the holidays? And you don't know what to do with them? Fret no more. Here's an idea - why don't you bake ham and cheese muffins today? Yeah? These muffins don't look much on the photos but I swear, these are the bomb!

Cookie Roundup January 9, 2015

Cookie Roundup


Cookies are some of the easiest baked goodies to make. Here are some of the best recipes that have been tried and tested here on The Elba Diaries. Click on the images below to go to the full posts and detailed recipes. Enjoy! :)

2014 Favorites January 8, 2015

2014 Favorites


I wasn't sure if a post on 2014 favorites would be a good idea but I thought that it would be nice to compare favorites year after year and see if anything's changed taste and flavor-wise. Last year was mostly chocolate and macarons. Hehe. I hope you find something here that tickles your fancy and inspires you to try it at home.

S'mores Cupcakes January 7, 2015

S'mores Cupcakes





Graham cracker crust, chocolate cake, meringue frosting, and more chocolate. Yep, time for some s'mores! Ina came over for a baking sesh a few months ago and we made these s'mores cupcakes AND some vanilla-lemon curd cupcakes that are going up on the website next week. Now that I think about it, we didn't take photos of us baking, tsk tsk. Next time for sure.