Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

This easy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting recipe is simple and perfect. The cupcakes are light and fluffy and the frosting is rich and creamy. Cake flour and sour cream keep the cupcakes light and moist. This cupcake recipe doesn’t use egg yolks so the batter stays white. Perfect if you’d like to customize it with a food coloring for a special occasion. The butter cream frosting is also easily colored and holds onto sprinkles very well.

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New York Cherry Cheesecake

New York Cherry Cheesescake

This New York style cherry cheesecake is one I grew up eating.  I honesty have no idea where the recipe originated, as it was passed down through my family.  It can’t be too old since it calls for a box of cake mix.  Normally I will not use cake mix as I prefer to make my own, but this recipe just nails it.  The cheesecake can vary in three different sizes, depending on what you have on hand and your preference.  You can make it in one 13×9 pan, one large springform pan, or 2 9″ cake pans.  If you use the cake pans, remember to split the crust evenly between the two and split the batter and topping evenly.

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