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Sereh’s Cupcake Soap

One of my new friends on Twitter (@serehs) specializes in cupcakes that get you clean. She makes the most adorable cupcake shaped soaps! They come in a variety of “flavors”…

Peanut Butter Cups

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…

Rainbow Cupcakes

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…

Mini Cuppies

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…

Lemon & Raspberries

This weekend was the Easter Celebration at my husbands work and of course, I made cupcakes!!!

Cupcakes for Dad’s birthday!

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…

Brownie Cupcakes

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…

Spring Cupcakes, Take 1

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…

Frosting Spring Cupcakes Tutorial

From the Culinary Institute of America. Thanks to Cupcakes Take the Cake for sharing this video on their blog!

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St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

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…

Buttercream Flowers

I found this video on how to make buttercream flowers on your cupcakes. It’s super easy!!!

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…