Without telling too much about this book, they have muffin recipes you would expect like fruit muffins and bran muffins, but also the unexpected like Collard greens and garlic muffins. I had a chance to try two recipes so far: Apple Cider Cranberry Muffins (below) . . .
Today was actually my 27th birthday, but I didn't make this cake for myself. I made it for my coworker whose birthday is also this week. It's fun for me to bake and decorate, so it's like a gift to myself AND a gift to my coworker :)
While this didn't turn out quite like I had planned, it still tasted pretty good.
I tried a new caramel icing recipe, which didnt stick to the sides of the cake at all, so I had to frost the sides with butter cream, and I tried to make the top resemble a baseball, so this was the end result: