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
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