Darcie Bakes //

Baking from scratch… because good things take time.


  • Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes.

    As usual, I am a day late – or more like four days late – and a dollar short. I know St. Patty’s [or is it Paddy’s? I don’t really know…] Day has already passed, but I wanted to share the Irish car bomb cupcakes that I made for the occasion anyway. I guess I’m […]

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  • Random Sides // Scenes from Portland.

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend approximately thirty-six hours in Portland, Oregon. Thirty-six hours was not nearly enough, but I have the sneaking suspicion that I’ll be back [read that in an Ahhnold voice!]… I was traveling to the Puget Sound region for work, and I had permission to extend the […]

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  • Chocolate Stout Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache.

    My 26th birthday was two days ago, and I knew I had to bake something epic to celebrate. Some people think it’s weird and/or sad that I make my own birthday dessert. But honestly, that’s half of the fun! I love picking out something special and different to make each year for my birthday. Plus, […]

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  • Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream.

    I never knew that it was possible to love a boozy cupcake as much as I love these. Holy crap. I first had one that was made by a fellow baker/coworker – Kelley – at a party awhile back. And it was just love at first sight. You might be wondering what it is about […]

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