Sugar Loves Me is a lovely little blog about all things delish!

Baking is my passion and I am starting a business with it. I would love to bake cupcakes, cookies, ice cream cakes or other sweet treats for your next event. Just to give you a small idea of what there is to offer there are some recipes and pictures of my latest treats! If you want to contact me for your event you can email me at

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Cookies and Milk Party

My adorable friend and neighbor did a cookies and milk party for her little guy who was turning one. It was amazing! She put way more thought into every last detail than I ever have for a party. I guess I'm all about the treats at the party though.

I told her I would help her out and make the cupcakes for her. I made an Oreo cupcake which was a chocolate cupcake with an Oreo on the bottom. On top there was buttercream with oreo sprinkles and a mini Oreo. The other cupcake I made was a chocolate chip cupcake made with chocolate cake and a chocolate chip cookie on the bottom. On top there was buttercream with mini chocolate chips.

The party was FABULOUS and the cupcakes were darling.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Surprise Cookies

These cookies are pillow-y sweet little morsels of heaven. My daughter has been asking for a few days to make these together so I finally relented. I have been doing my very best to not eat sugar. You see, sugar really doesn't love me! I love it so very much, but it messes up my body and makes me feel horrible, but I HAD to take a bite so you could see the inside of the cookie, right? Well, trust me, these are soft, rich and chocolatey. You will need to include these in your arsenal of deliciousness.

Surprise Cookies

Makes about 32 cookies

1 3/4 cups flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
16 large marshmallows

3 cups powdered sugar
6 Tbl. unsalted butter, softened
4 1/2 Tbl. unsweetened cocoa powder
6 Tbl. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt in a medium bowl. In a large bowl beat butter and sugar until fluffy, using a mixer. Then beat in egg, milk, and vanilla. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time until incorporated.
2. Use small cookie scoop to make sure sizes are regular. Drop onto cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake until firm 8-10 minutes.
3. Meanwhile cut marshmallows in half crosswise. Make frosting: Put powdered sugar in a medium bowl. In a small sauce pan over medium-low heat, melt the butter with the cocoa stirring occasionally. Pour that mixture into the powdered sugar. Add the milk and vanilla and whisk.
4. When you remove the cookies from the oven quickly place the marshmallows cut side down on top of the cookies. Then place back into the oven for about 2 minutes.
5. Transfer to a wire rack and let them cool completely. Spread about 1 TBL. of frosting on each cookie completely covering the marshmallow.

(I tore this recipe out of magazine and I can't remember which one. I think it was the Martha Stewart Kids Mag.)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Chocolate Mint Oreo pudding pops

As summer wraps up I have been making these little treats from the blog "Our Best Bites". Our Best Bites is my favorite site for finding little gems like these. So easy to make and the kids think I'm magic!

Mint-Chocolate Cookie Pudding Pops
1 small box instant chocolate pudding
1 3/4 C half and half
10 Oreo cookies, crushed (about 1 heaping cup)
1/4 t peppermint extract

Blend pudding mix, extract, and half and half in a blender until smooth. Stir in crushed cookies by hand. Place in molds and freeze.

*Recipe and picture credited to Our Best Bites

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Raspberry Peach cupcakes with Lemon frosting...yum!

With summer being in full swing some of my favorite fruits are in abundance namely raspberries and peaches. I had been thinking about a good cupcake recipe to incorporate the two flavors. I think I have hit perfection with this one! The sweetness of the cake is balanced by the tartness of the lemon frosting. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Raspberry Peach cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

1 cup white chocolate chips
6 TBL butter, cubed
1 white cake mix
1 cup milk
3 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract
2 cups fresh raspberries
1 cup chopped peeled peaches

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup shortening
9 cups powdered sugar
8 TBL fresh lemon juice
fresh raspberries for garnish

1. Heat oven to 350. Put paper liners in the cupcake tins.
2. In a microwave safe bowl combine the white chips and the cubed butter. Microwave on 50% until chips melt (check every minute to 30 seconds). Stir until smooth.
3. In a large mixing bowl combine the cake mix, milk, eggs, vanilla, and melted chips. Mix on low for 30 seconds, then beat on medium for 2 minutes more. Gently add the fruit.