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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Thanksgiving is this week! So, we're giving you the perfect dessert to serve in addition to your pie (or maybe even instead!) Here's the recipe for these Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes! Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes | Makes 18 CupcakesCupcakes:1 stick (113 g.) organic butter, softened113 g. organic sugar57 g. organic dark brown sugar½ tsp. organic ground vanilla bean1 ½ tsp. organic cinnamon1 tsp. [...]

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Five Kinds of Frosting

Frosting...who doesn't love it? Pretty much no one...ever. That being said, there are lots of different kinds of frostings. Today I'm giving you our top picks, and a recipe for each. These are all great base frosting recipes that you can add any kind of flavor to. All frosting has one key ingredient...powdered sugar. It [...]

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Real Food

I get asked a lot what I actually eat for "real food". I can't eat cookies for breakfast, lunch and dinner (but I can in between). Some might think that because I own a bakery I like to indulge in all aspects of eating, which is definitely true. But, only in the same way I [...]

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Caramel Corn

I grew up eating caramel corn from the famous popcorn place in Chicago (I won't name any names here, but you can probably guess who I'm talking about). My Grandma got it for all of us (my brother, sister, mom, cousins) as part of our Christmas gift every year. When she finally retired and moved [...]

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The Perfect Spatula

Today I'm talking about spatulas. There are so many different kinds out there, it may be hard to choose one if you don't know too much about them. I wanted to explain the different kinds of spatulas, different uses and our favorites that we use here at the bakery. A good spatula can help you [...]

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Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Fridays are cupcakes days in the bakery. One of our bakery favorites is our Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes. Today we're sharing the recipe for these bad boys. This caramel cupcake is topped with creamy milk chocolate buttercream and drizzled with salted caramel. You can also make a vanilla version of these by simply following [...]

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Triple Chocolate Biscotti

Fall is just around the corner and and nothing feels more like fall to me than Biscotti. It's rich, crisp and dip-able ability all make it the perfect dessert for fall. Dip it in your hot cocoa, coffee or tea while sitting in front of the fire or soaking up the last bit of sun [...]

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Raspberry Flower Tarts

It's the in between time of summer and fall, one day it's warm, the next it's cold. I never know what to wear during this time of year, do I wear shorts or jeans? Jacket or no jacket? There's still fresh fruit around, but it's starting to go out of season. Before you can't find [...]

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Coconut Fig Popsicles

Thea went to the Farmer's Market this past week and bought some figs from the amazing organic farm in Bishop, Apple Hill Ranch. She was telling me her idea to make Coconut Fig Popsicles, and I convinced her to make them here at the bakery so we could share the recipe with all of you! [...]

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Celebrating Five Years

Today Mimi's Cookie Bar turns five years old! I didn't even realize it was coming up until someone posted Happy Birthday on our Facebook page, that's how busy I've been. But, now that I realize it's actually been five years, I think it's pretty amazing. Taking a look back on our journey I've realized we've [...]

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