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Orange Creamsicle Disaster

*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…

Mocha Vanilla Swirl cupcakes

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…

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Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

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…

Charlie Company, 2/23 Infantry Cupcakes

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…

Super Moist Chocolate Cupakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

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.

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

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…

Mmmm Lemon

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…

More Cupcakes!!!

I made another batch of cupcakes this weekend…. chocolate with chocolate buttercream frosting. Too many to eat myself… so I’m sending them all to work with my husband today. Let…

Cupcakes: Round 1!

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…

Mini Cupcake Crawl

Cupcakes are something you may not think of when you think about Seattle… but hidden in some of the hippest neighborhoods are a few cupcake shops that are sure to…