Collab: Let’s Learn About Science

LetsLearnAboutScience is an Instagram page focused on young kids and science education. It includes lots of science activities you can do at home! Let’s Learn About Science is currently doing a series on learning about jobs. This week is baking/cooking week and Casual Confections was more than happy to lend a hand! Charlie designed his…

New Video: Experimenting with Cookie Ingredients

Check out the latest video on the Casual Confections YouTube channel. Do your own experiment! Try it with the Tollhouse recipe or grab a recipe off this blog! Let me know what you did and how it turned out! Comment here or shoot me an email. Pair this write up with the video to run…

YouTube Channel!

Hey, everyone! The combination of COVID-19 and pregnancy has kept me out of the bakery since March 2020. Now that the baby is here, it’s time to pivot to keep this baking train going while we work together to get some control over the spread of COVID-19. This morning, Casual Confections’s channel went live on…

Peaches and Cream Bars

When a neighbor extends an offer to you to grab some fruit off of their tree before they start pruning it back, you do not hesitate and say “Thank you!” I don’t eat peaches (or any kind of baked fruit) myself, but how could I say no to an offering of fresh free goodness and…

Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate, hazelnut, more chocolate…sounds like a yummy treat! Earlier this year, I tried this double chocolate hazelnut cookies with sea salt recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod. I enjoyed it so much that a version of these were included in February’s cookie care packages and were sold at Muggles Market Too. These cookies are…

Butterbeer Cookies

One of the flavors in November 2019’s geek-themed cookie care packages was a butterbeer cookie! If you love a good butterbeer flavored treat, try these cookies and then try the infamous butterbeer fudge! The first time I made a version of these cookies was using a recipe from Sugar & Soul. It utilizes pudding mixes,…

Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Turtles are a delicious treat of chocolate, caramel, and pecans. I can never eat just one! When the opportunity to try a turtle cookie recipe presented itself, I had to jump on it! This recipe by Live Well Bake Often makes a very chocolaty cookie stuffed with caramel. That’s right – a caramel center! These…

Temporarily Closed for Business

I hope everyone is doing well. Wanted to give you an update on what’s going on here. Casual Confections will be closed for orders until things improve. Being a small business, I buy all of my ingredients from local stores. By pausing business, I don’t contribute to the difficulty people are already having getting access…

WBTV Morning Show – Muggles Market Too

A plate of butterbeer fudge made it on to a local morning show today! Check out leader of the Charlotte Geeks, Joey Starnes, as she shows off goods from many of the vendors you can visit and purchase from at Muggles Market Too, next Saturday and Sunday, March 7th and 8th, at the University Hilton…

Muggles Market Too and the Saga Conference

Greetings! Only one week to go until the Saga Conference and Muggles Market Too in Charlotte, NC! Be sure to swing by, say hi, and grab some tasty treats.   MENU These are some of the goodies that will be available for purchase while supplies last. If you’d like to preorder, send an email to…