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!!
Today I tried another flavor cupcake!! Super moist Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream frosting! I got the recipe from “The Cupcaker” blog.The only change I made was I added 1/2 cup of applesause to the batter to ensure moistness!! I also topped mine with yellow sugar crystals and a lemon drop hard candy! They turned… Read More
I made another batch of cupcakes this weekend…. chocolate with chocolate buttercream frosting. Too many to eat myself… so I’m sending them all to work with my husband today. Let the soldiers eat them!!! hehe
Cupcakes are my new hobby!!! And tonight, I tried making my first batch from scratch!! I made vanilla cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting. They look so yummy!! I think I like how I decorated the blue ones the best. I can’t wait to making them again!!! Naked before frosting.
Cupcakes are something you may not think of when you think about Seattle… but hidden in some of the hippest neighborhoods are a few cupcake shops that are sure to surprise. My husband, daughter and I went on a Mini Cupcake Crawl of the Seattle/Tacoma area this weekend. I had four cupcake shops to visit,… Read More