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Cakes and Cupcakes

Find easy cakes and cupcakes recipes with the tried and true recipes on One Sweet Appetite. Everything from classics like chocolate and vanilla to fun flavors like german chocolate and lemon.

Easy Chocolate Mug Cake

This easy chocolate mug cake recipe is perfect for a single serve dessert! Made with minimal ingredients (most pantry staples) and baked in less than 2 minutes in the microwave! I have been working on this recipe for WEEKS. Single serve, or microwave desserts, are an obsession. Since I do not have a large sweet …

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No-Bake Cheesecake Bars Recipe

These super simple no-bake cheesecake bars are a summer staple! Light, fluffy, and full of flavor. Perfect when paired with your favorite fruit topping. This recipe was a pleasant surprise. I have been playing with the general idea of a no-bake cheesecake for a while now. It is so inviting to have a staple summer …

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S’more Cupcakes Recipe

This rich S’more Cupcakes have a graham cracker crust, moist and rich chocolate cupcake, and sweet marshmallow buttercream. The perfect summer treat! Hold the phone, this just became my favorite cupcake of all time. I am not even kidding.  The mix of graham cracker, rich and moist chocolate cake, and soft and silky marshmallow frosting …

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The Best Pound Cake Recipe

This is the very best pound cake recipe. Comes together quickly and has a secret ingredient that leaves it moist and the perfect crumb! Great when served with whipped cream and fresh berries! I absolutely adore this moist pound cake. It is quick to make, incredibly impressive in the looks department, and can be topped …

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Buttermilk Cupcakes

These delicious buttermilk cupcakes are filled with vanilla flavor and a slight tang. Perfect to serve with any frosting and a family favorite! This Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcake is my all-time favorite. It was one of the base flavors in my newest cookbook, The Deliciously Easy Cupcake Cookbook, and is the one we have made over …

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Strawberry Whipped Cream Recipe

This light and fluffy strawberry whipped cream needs just 4 simple ingredients and is ready in minutes. Perfect on top of your favorite cake or served as a fruit dip! I have always had a soft spot for whipped cream. It is so light, creamy, and has the perfect balance of sweetness.  HOWEVER, adding fruit …

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German Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

German Chocolate Cupcakes. Easy homemade dulce de leche combines with shredded coconut, pecans, and chocolate cupcakes for a fun and classic dessert recipe!  This recipe was originally published June 18, 2012. It has since been updated to include clearer instructions and new photos.  This is on the top of my top cupcake recipes. My husband …

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The Best Cheesecake Recipe

This is the best cheesecake recipe. Smooth, rich, and creamy filling is topped on a buttery graham cracker crust. Amazing with or without a fruit topping!  This post was originally published on Mar 24, 2014. It has since been updated to include helpful tips and information. This recipe is my brother’s favorite. I made it …

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Lemon Ricotta Cookies

These soft and chewy lemon ricotta cookies are a spring time treat! Tart lemon with the surprising flavor of ricotta pair to give you the ultimate cookie recipe. BEST Lemon Ricotta Cookies This post was originally published January of 2013. It has since been updated. These ricotta cookies are a citrus lovers dream! Lemon combined …

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Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes

This recipe for easy homemade funfetti cupcakes is a keeper! Made from scratch and better than a box mix! All you need are a few simple ingredients and in minutes you have soft, light, and fluffy cupcakes ready to eat!  I hope you love the products I recommend! Just so you know, One Sweet Appetite …

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Halloween Bat Cupcakes

These easy Halloween Bat Cupcakes start with a rich chocolate cupcake and fudge frosting and are topped with homemade Reese’s candy bats! Easy to make and adorably delicious.  Halloween treats are one of our all time favorite things to make. You’ll find so many different varieties, and characters, throughout my website, but these bat cupcakes …

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The BEST Cornbread Recipe

This is the very best cornbread recipe and super simple to make! Better than a box mix and no mixer required! We loooooooove a good bread. Especially easy cornbread. I used to use boxed mixes whenever we served this easy side dish until I discovered this recipe. It is crazy easy to make, is a …

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Banana Cream Cheesecake

This Banana Cream Cheesecake is loaded with flavor. Made on a vanilla wafer crust with a creamy and rich cheesecake topping! It is the perfect twist on classic cheesecake. I made you guys a cheesecake. But not just ANY cheesecake. This version is made with over ripe bananas. When paired with cream cheese, heavy cream, and …

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The BEST Banana Bread

The very BEST Banana Bread Recipe. This bread is moist, light, and loaded with banana flavor! It is the perfect sweet bread recipe! Classic Banana Bread Recipe Homemade banana bread is a recipe I have been trying to perfect for years. No matter how many bananas I used I could never seem to get the …

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Nutella Mug Cake Recipe

The best Nutella Mug Cake Recipe you will find! This recipe has minimal ingredients, whips up in under five minutes, and tastes amazing! I am OBSESSED with mug recipes. Truth. I cannot help myself. Especially when I have a sweet tooth and do not want to find myself face to face with a pan of …

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Five Minute Strawberry Dessert

Whip up this incredibly simple Five Minute Strawberry Dessert for any spring or summer celebration! Fresh strawberries and ladyfingers combine to make this a no-fail dessert recipe. I am a fixer. When I see a problem I roll up my sleeves and find a solution. Today’s problem? I need a quick and delicious dessert recipe …

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