Author Archives: Nichelle

Cheesecake Business for Furloughed Workers

One of the food news stories related to the Trump shutdown is the incredible work of Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen. Another food story is about these two furloughed workers who started a cheesecake business. Via Essence.com

Orders for the coveted cakes now come with a 2-3 week delivery time. And what used to be a home kitchen operation is now a production ran out of an official kitchen that allows The Furlough Cheesecake owners to triple their output. Rest assured that even …

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Business For Sale: Dollop Gourmet


I met Heather Saffer when I was invited up to Rochester to speak at a small business conference several years ago. Since then, she has authored a few cookbooks and appeared on Shark Tank. Now, she’s selling her business.

For Cyber Monday week, we’re holding the wildest sale of all… and that is the sale of our entire business! Yes, that’s right, the whole business. …

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National Vanilla Cupcake Day And More

Vanilla: Foodimentary reminded me that today is National Vanilla Cupcake Day.

Scratch bake: Don’t bake cakes and cupcakes with Duncan Hines mix because they have recalled 2.4 million boxes because of a salmonella risk.

Cake (Pop) Psychology: Design A Cake And We’ll Guess If You’re Single via Buzzfeed

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DIY Pink Kitchen

“Pink like the inside of your, baby Pink behind all of the doors, crazy Pink like the tongue that goes down, maybe Pink like the paradise found.”-Janelle Monae 

It’s been a long-standing notion that pink is a girly color.  Pink is often used in the branding of cupcake bakeries; therefore cupcakes and cakes are considered to be “girly dessert”.  There have been times that I have wanted to refute this, but I embrace pink because there is nothing wrong about being girly or feminine….

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Cake Links: Lemon, Angel And Sprinkles

Sprinkles is rolling out candy-inspired cupcakes for Halloween.
It may be mid-October, but it feels like summer in Savannah.  Why not bake the lemoniest lemon pound cake ever?!

Need to freeze a cake? Here are some cool tips on how to do it.

There are so many ways to make a heavenly angel cake.

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Royal Red Velvet Cake



Red Velvet Cake which is definitely an American creation is also popular across the pond. According to Entertainment Tonight, Princess Eugenie’s wedding cake will be a “traditional red velvet and chocolate cake for their special day”.

Here’s some red velvet blog posts:

Super Tall Red Velvet Cupcakes

The Red Velvet Cake Debate

Red Velvet Cheesecake Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Balls

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CAKE NEWS: Cupcake Millionaire in Australia and More

Cupcake mogul who’s set to make $1.6 MILLION before her 21st birthday shares her secret recipe for success. Congratulations to Katelyn Matheson!

Five Nights at Freddy’s cupcakes are fun and easy cupcakes for a birthday party for kids. I haven’t played Five Nights at Freddy’s but it is a hit online game with the kids. (via Cupcakes by Amelie).

Thanksgiving is about six weeks away. Instead of pumpkin pie, why not make pumpkin cake?!  Check out this great recipe for Pumpkin Ooey …

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There’s Brandy In These Cupcakes

It’s fall but the hot temperatures here in Savannah doesn’t feel like it. Anyway, brandy reminds me of autumn because I have enjoyed a hot toddy made with brandy. However, I have never had a cupcake with brandy. Check out the recipe for mocha molasses cupcakes with brandy cream cheese frosting.

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Cake Dance: This Week in Cakes, Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cauliflower Mug Cake from Extra Crispy. I know this cake may sound crazy, but I trust Kat Kinsman. She makes this Pumpkin Spice cake in her Instant Pot.

A slow cooker is another kitchen appliance used to make cakes.  Check out this recipe for slow cooker chocolate lava cake.

Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe from Jamie’s Feast. I think the secret ingredient in this chocolate cake recipe is lemon juice.

Pumpple Cake is known as the “dessert equivalent of a turducken“….

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