Alison Mahoney

Cooking On The Couch: Stout & Baileys Cupcakes

When people think of St. Patrick’s Day they think of corned beef, Irish soda bread and beer. So why not shake things up a bit by making some super easy and super delicious Stout and Baileys Cupcakes?


Samoa Cupcakes. (credit: Alex Denis/CBS 2)

2 In The Kitchen: Girl Scout Inspired Treats

The Girl Scouts are celebrating their 100th anniversary here in New York. Chef Brett Reichler of Bill’s Bar & Burger is celebrating by making cupcakes with their Samoa cookies.


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New Jersey’s 6 Best Cupcake Shops

Specialty bakeries dedicated solely to cupcakes are springing up throughout New Jersey, all with their own gourmet twist and creative design for the delectable dessert. CBSNewYork takes a look at the highlights.

CBS New York–02/15/2013

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Cupcake Mania: D.C. Sweet Shop Comes To NYC

Sophia LaMontagne is a co-founder of Georgetown Cupcake. She joined us on The Couch to show us how to decorate your treats for the holidays.


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NYC’s 7 Best Apple Treats & Desserts

Are you as excited as we are that apples are back in season? The crisp is in the air and this year’s fresh crop of apples has begun flooding the market. That means it’s time for apple-filled sweet treats. Here’s a round-up of New York’s best.


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Cooking On The Couch: Bailey’s Buttercream From Butch Bakery

Today, we have cupcakes like you’ve never seen before.


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NYC’s 10 Best Mini Desserts

Bite-sized desserts are popping up all over the city. These small sweets are addictive – and the best part? No mess and no utensils. If you’re looking to get your sugar fix, here are our favorite places to get these tiny confections.


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Brooklyn’s 5 Best Bakeries

Brooklyn has always been home to numerous great bakeries, with a few new ones poised to join the long-standing ranks. Whether you’re looking for a slice of homemade pie or a rendition of Ebinger’s famous Brooklyn Blackout Cake, here are the borough’s best.

CBS New York–07/27/2012

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Plan Your Picnic: 10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

Take your Fourth of July picnic, barbecue or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day-themed cuisine.


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Sweetery Truck Handing Out Free Cupcakes Wednesday

How would you like to score a free cupcake today? Yeah, that’s what we thought.


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Greenwich Village ‘Dessert Tour’ Offers History And Decadence

The ‘Greenwich Village History & Dessert Tour’ takes place this week (until April 12), and allows New Yorkers to explore the historical background of downtown New York City.


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The 5 Best Bakeries & Cake Shops In Westchester

We’ve been scouring the bake shops (tough job, right?) and we’ve sourced out the best places pick up a slice or a cupcake in the Westchester region.

CBS New York–02/19/2012

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The 9 Best Cupcakes In New York City

It appears as if the cupcake trend is here to stay. Here are some of the best spots in the city for a sweet treat. This Valentine’s Day, try one of these nine sweet treats.

CBS New York–02/14/2012

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Magnolia Bakery Unveils New York Knicks Cupcake

Despite two losses in two days on the West Coast, Knicks fans do have a little something to cheer about here at home – if they’ve got a sweet tooth.


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NYC’s 6 Best Bakeries

Don’t show up to that holiday party empty-handed. Here are the city’s 6 best bakeries.

CBS New York–12/19/2011