Nichelle Stephens
Cooking Up A Recipe For Prosperity

Cake pops are like the little sister to cupcakes. They are the Jan to cupcake’s Marcia; cake pop are a little high maintenance. Want to learn how to make them easily? Check out the tutorial that has some great tips by Cake Journal.

How heavenly! The cupcake below reminds me of that The Eurythmics video, “There Must Be An Angel Playing With My Heart”. This cupcake is from Confectionately Yours in Perth, Australia. Don’t  you just love Annie Lennox?!

Recently someone who is just starting out in social media asked me how long have I been doing it. I said nearly eight years since I have been blogging for that long. On second thought, that’s not correct. It is actually only a little over seven years. I have been doing social media since I [...]

I love Cupcakes Take the Cake, originally uploaded by cakespy. Oh I so love this. Jessie Oleson from Cake Spy drew this lovely picture of us cupcake bloggers as an early 4th anniversary present.  The Cupcakes Take The Cake anniversary party will Thursday, December 4 at White Rabbit.  There will be raffle prizes and cupcakes!

my cupcakes, originally uploaded by nichellest. Sunday, Cupcakes Take The Cake had a bake sale at the Brooklyn Flea and raise $700 for Cupcakes For A Cause. If you want to contribute, go buy a cupcake today at either Baked, Crumbs, or one of the many bakeries across the country. Tuesday I ate well thanks [...]

Nato, Matt, Niche and RKB, originally uploaded by nichellest. Tonight, I went to the book party for Baked at PowerHouse Arena in DUMBO. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the owners of Baked in Red Hook, have written their first cookbook,  Baked: New Frontiers in Baking, which is full of delicious recipes for cakes, brownies, whoopie [...]

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Tonight: Come to the Hysterical Festival Fundraiser show at Comix. Hosted by Carolyn Castiglia, the lineup includes Adira Amram, Rachel Feinstein, Heather Lawless, Ophira Eisenberg Bridget Everett and Mel and El. Saturday: On April 19, you can party with a girl and her instrument. Join Erin and Her Cello as she celebrates the release of [...]

Am I too old to wear a skirt this short?, originally uploaded by nichellest. I love bacon more than you drink: A recipe for Bacon Vodka I tweet; you tweet and then we tweet privately: Group Tweet is a tool for private group twittering. Thanks to Fred Wilson, I know what music I will be [...]

Allison, Nichelle and Rachel, originally uploaded by nichellest. Allison, Rachel and I will be on Martha Stewart this Monday. Yay!

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Happy cupcake bloggers, originally uploaded by Rachel from Cupcakes Take the Cake. By the way, I run a cupcake blog with my friends, Allison and Rachel. Last week, we went to [...]