Monthly Archives: September 2014

Orange Meringue Pie

Sunkist oranges were on sale at Cold Storage last week. After the Chocolate Cake with Orange Buttercream, I still had a couple left over so I decided to finish up the remaining oranges by making an orange meringue pie today.

If, like me, you don’t quite like the tartness of lemon meringue pie, this pie will win you over with its sweet, citrusy notes. It tastes like Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s Sunrise Ice Blended but in a pie!

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Strawberry Cupcakes with Basil Swiss Meringue Buttercream

While everyone seems to be naturally talented at making cupcakes, I struggled with them because I was seriously put off by the frosting. The most common method used for frosting, it seems, was to use LOADS of icing sugar and butter. I hated the idea of ingesting so much sugar and so, whenever I attempted at making frosting, I would skimp on the icing sugar. The result of that? Frosting that was waaaay too soft.

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