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
And finally, the last cupcakes I made were a tri-color cupcake with vanilla buttercream frosting. While making the lemon cupcake batter, I saved some aside that did not have the lemon, leaving a basic vanilla batter. I separated that into three and colored two of them pink and green. I spooned each color into the… Read More
The second cupcakes I made were a mini cupcake with the same Lemon cupcake batter and a basic vanilla buttercream frosting. Of course the cupcake liners were blue with cute little chicks on them 🙂 Click on image for recipe 🙂
This weekend was the Easter Celebration at my husbands work and of course, I made cupcakes!!!
My dad turned 68 this week!!! Happy Birthday Daddy!!! 🙂 He requested white/vanilla cake with chocolate buttercream frosting… so what did I make?? CUPCAKES!! 🙂 They were a HUGE hit and everyone at his party loved them! (hehehe Yes the frosting kinda looks like poop. It sure didn’t taste like poop though!!! DELISH!) Click on… Read More
My good friend Sarah came over this afternoon for a bit of shopping and cupcake making. When my daughter Emily was a toddler, she couldn’t pronounce her name and called her Eeerah :). We’ve called her that ever since! Today we made Super Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttecream frosting with chocolate sprinkles. I’ve made… Read More
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.