I was asked by Foodies@Work (on Twitter @foodiesatwork) to write a guest blog for their site. They wanted me to come up with a cupcake that reflected the Pacific Northwest. At first, I instantly thought seafood!! But reconsidered because I’m certain that a lobster cupcake wouldn’t be that tasty. So I decided on apples.
It was Tracy’s grandmothers 84th birthday and she wanted cupcakes! She wasn’t a big fan of chocolate so a white cake was ordered and wanted to add a bit of color with raspberries. So what I came up with was this White Velvet Raspberry filled cupcakes topped with Vanilla Buttercream and a fresh raspberry!
It’s a week into 2010 and I’m making my first round of cupcakes for the new year! I’ve been brainstorming what my “signature” cupcake could possibly be and it dawned on my that DUH! Peanut Butter and Chocolate! My favorite food combination. For this Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcake, I started with my recipe for super… Read More
Today is my niece Ashley’s 8th birthday party and she has requested for me to make her cupcakes!! She picked out these yummy looking Oreo Cupcakes from a book I got for Christmas for me to make! So, of course, I had to put my own spin on them!! Here’s what I came up with!… Read More
JavaCupcake Note: This is a guest blog post from Christy at Cupcakes N Cones. To see what other wonderful organic creations she’s made, be sure to visit her site and keep updated with her twitter feed! Peppermint Bark Cupcake Brownies…or Brownie Cupcakes I was inspired by my friend on Twitter (@JavaCupcake) to create a holiday… Read More
Yes… It’s been a over a month since I last blogged and even longer since I’ve made cupcakes. But, with one month down of this deployment, I was feeling like I could get back into the swing of things again. My friend Heather and I decided to get our kids together to make cupcakes… and… Read More
Blueberries are in season here in Washington and my husband let me buy A TON of them!!! First, I made blueberry muffins and then… then I found a recipe from one of my favorite cupcake shops for a Blueberry Cupcake!!!! Mmmm I couldn’t resist!! The recipe for Blueberry cupcakes with Blueberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream is… Read More
Yes, I know… these aren’t quite cupcakes. But they are in the shape of a cupcake… so that totally counts, right? It’s blueberry season here in Washington and they blueberries are everywhere. Plump, juicy and full of delicious flavor. I bought four giant pints of blueberries at the market this weekend and knew I had… Read More
This weeks order for cuppies comes from my former class mate, Deb. We took an amazing class together at UW called Body Image & Art which changed my life. Deb’s son, Jack is turning 16 and Deb is helping him celebrate by throwing him a birthday party on his last day of school and she… Read More
Well, I’ve made my Banana Bread Cupcakes again… this time they really are cupcakes garnished with delicious cream cheese frosting and a crunchy banana chip on top!! The first batch got a little crispy on the bottom (darn my oven)… but the rest turned out beautifully! 🙂 I’m taking these to my Art Class tomorrow… Read More
The local market had given me some free over ripe bananas and I wanted to make bread with them. I had so many that I ended up making a double batch. Forgetting that I only had one bread/loaf pan, I needed a quick fix for the extra batter. Cupcake liners!!! I have lots of those!!!… Read More
Rhubarb, what is rhubarb exactly? I’ve asked myself this dozens of times and to be honest, I still don’t have the answer. I asked a bunch of my friends on Twitter and they said it’s a tart veggie, but it’s used almost like a fruit it pies, jams and muffins and such. *humph* I still… Read More
My niece’s birthday party is this afternoon and my sister has hired me to bake cupcakes for the event!! White cupcakes with strawberry frosting is what they wanted… I thought I should kick it up a notch and do a little better. I made White Butter Cupcakes filled with strawberry and topped with Strawberry buttercream… Read More
So, I know they aren’t cupcakes, but I couldn’t resist making this scrumptious Peanut Butter Cups after seeing the recipe on Have Cake, Will Travel. I changed a few things based on what I had in my house, but they turned out sooooo yummy!!! AND, I made them in mini cupcake liners!!! Click above for… Read More