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.
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
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!!!
*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
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
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.