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Washington DC Cherry Blossoms | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Washington DC Cherry Blossoms

For only a few days in Spring, the Tidal Basin at The National Mall in Washington, DC shifts into beautiful shades of pink, white, and green in a magical celebration…

Peeps White Chocolate S'mores | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Peeps White Chocolate S’mores

S’mores aren’t just for summertime campfires anymore!  Just as the seasons are changing and the weather is getting warmer, these Peeps White Chocolate S’mores are the perfect dessert for Spring! My…

Spring Painted Candy Jars | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Spring Painted Candy Jars

Whether you need a unique hostess gift or Easter decor for your home, these Spring Painted Candy Jars are uncomplicated to make and incredibly adorable!  Last year in my Glam Easter…

Bunny Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Bunny Cupcakes

Being a busy Mom coming up with cute, delicious desserts for Easter can sometimes be a daunting task.  These semi-homemade Bunny Cupcakes are not only adorable, but they are sure…

Curious George Party - Decorations, desserts, and more! | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Curious George Party

Create an inexpensive, colorful, and fun Curious George Party using these simple and creative ideas! A month after my family moved from Germany to Virginia, my son turned 4 years…

{Review} Sprinkles Cupcakes in Georgetown, Washington, DC | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

{Review} Sprinkles Cupcakes – Washington, DC

If you’re looking for a delicious cupcake in Washington DC, look no further than Sprinkles Cupcakes! It only took me two weeks of being back in the USA to start…

Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes

Don’t be fooled, these aren’t your average red velvet cupcakes.  These Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes are made with an entire pack of Red Velvet Oreo Cookies and topped with a…

Pipeable Cream Cheese Frosting | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Pipeable Cream Cheese Frosting

Rich, thick, delicious cream cheese frosting that’s the perfect consistency for piping on cupcakes!

Key Lime Scones by The Bitter Side of Sweet for The JavaCupcake Blog - javacupcake.com

Key Lime Scones

Sweet, tangy Key Lime Scones come together with just a few ingredients and are perfect with tea! Hey all! Nancy here from The Bitter Side of Sweet! So glad to…

Easy Monday Night Spaghetti with Meat Sauce for OXO by The JavaCupcake Blog

Easy Monday Night Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

After a relaxing weekend, getting back into the swing of a new week can sometimes be difficult.  This Easy Monday Night Spaghetti with Meat Sauce is the perfect way to…

Pink and Gold Soiree | Photos by Bear Moose & Fox Photography featured on The JavaCucpake Blog

Pink and Gold Soiree

Sophistication and glamour fill this Pink and Gold Soiree making it the perfect party for the chic woman in your life! Meet Veronika.  She was my photographer in Germany for…

Grasshopper Fudge

This Grasshopper Fudge is crazy easy to throw together, but so good!  The perfect combo of mint, crunch, and smooth fudge! Hi Java Cupcake fans!  My name is Lisa and…