I had a craving for brownies tonight, but felt guilty making just straight brownies instead of cupcakes. So I made brownie cupcakes!! Even topped them with chocolate buttercream icing. They turned out delicious!!! A chocolate lovers dream!!! Very rich and chewy. Yummmm! Click on image for recipe.
I wrote about the Orange Creamsicle Disaster and included a photo of the best of the best of the cupcakes that day. They looked kinda pretty… but they didn’t taste pretty. I forgot I had taken this picture… but I thought it was funny seeing a butt load of cupcakes in the trash can. This… Read More
Tonight I decided to try decorating some cupcakes for Spring. I’ve never done it before and am not sure if I’ll try it again. I don’t know if I like how the flowers look and to be honest… I really prefer the extra large round tip for piping. The cupcake is a vanilla cupcake with… Read More
From the Culinary Institute of America. Thanks to Cupcakes Take the Cake for sharing this video on their blog!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these festive green velvet cupcakes topped with Bailey’s Irish Cream Frosting! The St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes are done!! 🙂 I made Green Velvet cupcakes and topped them with Bailey’s Irish Buttercream frosting! Here’s the recipe!! Enjoy! UPDATE March 2014: So… this post is from the VERY early days of this… Read More
I found this video on how to make buttercream flowers on your cupcakes. It’s super easy!!!
Since the rumors are flying… I thought I’d let everyone know what’s been going on with us the last 24 hours. Yesterday, I went to Madigan for a routine monthly baby exam. Dave had tried to get off at work, but the powers at be didn’t let him come to the appointment (although I was… Read More
*I’ll take better pictures in the daylight tomorrow!* So I’m a little bummed how the Orange Creamsicle cupcakes turned out tonight. I followed the recipe as instructed, but I think some things need a little tweeking. Next time, I’ll only fill the cups 1/2 way and really watch them the last 2 minutes. Some of… Read More
Makes 12 cupcakes. 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt3/4 cup sugar6 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temp1 large egg, plus 1 large egg white, at room temp1/4 cup buttermilk1/4 cup+1tsp STRONG brewed coffee (Starbucks Pike Place roast was used for this cupcake) Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare pan… Read More
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Today I finished up a request from my husband to make Irish Car Bomb cupcakes! This cupcake consists of a Guinness infused chocolate cupcake piped with chocolate & Jameson whiskey ganache all topped with Bailey’s Irish Cream Buttercream Swirl frosting. To. Die. For.
I had an FRG Meeting at my house this weekend and made customized cupcakes for the event. The flags on the cupcakes that I made are called “Guide-Ons” and each company in the Army has their own flag. To make these flags I created the flag using publisher then cut them out and glued them… Read More
I have tried several chocolate cupcake recipes as well as several buttercream recipes and have found these two to be my favorite. Click on image for recipe.
UPDATE: 4 April 09So, as I was sorting through my blogs… I realized I never posted my Valentine’s Day cupcakes. So now, two months later… here they are! They are my Moist Chocolate Cupcake with Vanilla Buttercream icing 🙂 More to come!!